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MSc Electronic Systems Design Engineering

OVERVIEW

To further enhance the post graduate programmes, Masters of Science Degree Programmes by Mixed Mode have also been offered.  In Academic Session 2003/2004, an MSc Mixed Mode programme known as Masters in Science (MSc) Electronic Systems Design Engineering has been introduced.  This programme exposes candidates to up-to-date theoretical and practical aspects of Electronic System Design and advanced computing technologies and their applications.  Candidates will also be trained to equip them with the capability of addressing engineering related problems of the industry.

Course Structure

Package of study : 50:50

  1. 50:50 – 20 credit units of courses (12 credit units of core courses and 8 credit units of elective courses) and 20 credit unit of dissertation
  2. 30: 70 – 12 credit units of courses (8 credit units of core courses and 4 credit units of elective courses)  and 28 credit unit of dissertation

Courses Offered

  1. Package of study : 50:50

Core courses

  • Analogue circuit design
  • Advanced digital signal and image processing
  • Embedded microprocessor systems
  • Dissertation

Elective courses

  • Microwave circuit design
  • Industrial power electronics
  • Computer and data communication networks
  • Intelligent systems
  1. Package of study: 30:70

Core courses

  • Analogue circuit design
  • Embedded microprocessor systems
  • Dissertation

Elective courses

  • Advanced digital signal and image processing
  • Microwave circuit design
  • Industrial power electronics
  • Computer and data communication networks
  • Intelligent systems 

Requirement of graduation

  1. Fulfil total minimum credit unit of 40 units
  2. Pass all core and elective courses with at least Grade C+
  • For 50:50 package, 3 core and 2 elective courses (i.e. total of 20 units)
  • For 30:70 package, 2 core and 1 elective courses (i.e. total of 12 units)
  1. Pass the dissertation 
  • For 50:50 package, 20 units of dissertation
  • For 30:70 package, 28 units of dissertation
  1. Obtain at least a CGPA of 3.00
  2. Fulfill the minimum duration of candidature (i.e. 2 semesters)
  3. Obtain a minimum Grade C for LKM100 prior to graduation for international students  

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.75; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related fields with CGPA lower than 2.75 will also be considered if they have vast experience in some specific areas of specialisation and approved by the School Board

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Results must be attached with the application form)

(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • The applicants native language is English or National language
  • Applicant graduated from institutions of higher learning which use English Language as the medium of instruction.
  • English courses offered by British Council.
  • Passed USM's Intensive English Course Level IV with minimum gred B.
  • English courses offered by selected Public / Private Universities.

DURATION

Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 4 semesters

Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 8 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 220.00 X 40 Units = 8,800.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 82.50 X 40 Units = 3,300.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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