Duration of Study
4 Years
Intakes Period
Jan, Jul, Sep
Certified by
MQA (Ref. No: MQA/FA9205)
Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)


Student who has completed Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), A-Level, Matriculation, Foundation, Diploma, UEC, International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB), HND(UK) Diploma, SAME/WACE/AUSMAT or other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia. Keen interest in Engineering field of study. May complete education at Bachelor level to become professional or entrepreneurs, or may pursue in related Postgraduate programmes.


Summary of BEPE Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)


Program Educational Objectives


UNITEN produces Electrical Power Engineering graduates who:


Are practicing engineers in electrical power or energy related business


Hold leadership responsibilities and/or have established their own enterprise


Have professional qualifications/ certifications in electronics engineering related areas


Engage in activities to enhance knowledge in their work

BEPE Programme Outcomes (PO)

Program Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (BEPE) programmes will have the ability to:

PO No.

PO Statements


Apply knowledge of mathematics, natural science, computing and engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization as specified in WK1 to WK4 respectively to develop solutions to complex engineering problems


Identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences with holistic considerations for sustainable development


Design creative solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes to meet identified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, whole-life cost, net zero carbon as well as resource, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations as required


Conduct investigation of complex engineering problems using research methods including research-based knowledge, design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions


Create, select and apply, and recognize limitation of appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering problems


Analyze and evaluate sustainable development impacts* to: society, the economy, sustainability, health and safety, legal frameworks, and the environment, in solving complex engineering problems


Analyze and evaluate sustainable development impacts* to: society, the economy, sustainability, health and safety, legal frameworks, and the environment, in solving complex engineering problems


Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse and inclusive teams and in multidisciplinary, face-to-face, remote and distributed settings


Communicate effectively and inclusively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, taking into account cultural, language, and learning differences


Apply knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles, economic decision-making, entrepreneurship, and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments


Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability for i) independent and life-long learning ii) adaptability to new and emerging technologies and iii) critical thinking in the broadest context of technological change


Mode of Study : Full Time (Yes) | Part Time (No)

  • A 4-year study programme. 8 semesters, 148 credit hours.
  • Grooming engineers with the ability to venture into energy-related business.
  • Trained in leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Eligible for professional certification in Electrical Engineering.
  • Engages in activities to enhance knowledge in professional career.

This syllabus has been designed to meet the requirements of professional bodies and industries while giving students the competitive edge. Emphasis is on the application of knowledge through teamwork, case studies, simulations and real life projects.

The curricula for this Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) programme requires a strong foundation in mathematics, physics and computer. The courses include topics such as electrical circuit analysis, electronics, digital system, microprocessor, electromagnetic fields, electrical machines and drives, power systems, power electronics and high voltage technology. Laboratory sessions reinforce the principles learnt in the classroom, which include electrical measurement techniques, application of non-linear devices, digital logic design, signal processing, microprocessor, electrical machines and power electronics. Many engineering courses are classified as design courses and complemented by computer aided engineering software as simulation and design tools.

During the final year, you may choose technical electives according to your area of interest. The final year project courses provide opportunities for you to apply the engineering principles, experience of current technology as well as learning the methodology of research.

The programme consists of 148 credit hours of subjects, taught in 8 semesters. This Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) programme can be completed in 4 years.


Accredited by:
01. Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
02. Malaysian Qualifications Register (MQR) - National register for accredited programmes.
03. Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) - with 5-years Accreditation, the longest given to a university in Malaysia.

Please scan for Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) certification of this programme.

Approved & Licensed by:
01. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia

Recognised by:
01. Public Service Department (JPA), Malaysia
02. Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
03. The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
04. The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
05. Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
06. Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
07. QS World University Rankings by Subject - Top 2 Private University in Malaysia for Electrical & Electronic and Mechanical subjects

and Signatory to the Washington Accord.


Range of Monthly Salary (from fresh to senior position):
RM2,000 – RM25,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


This programme is delivered at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Putrajaya Campus.


UNITEN practices transparent fee policy. Refer our fees below for your reference.

Fees for Malaysian Students:
Tuition Fees: RM95,000 per programme.
Other Fees:

  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: RM88/year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from RM270/month.

Fees for International Students:
Tuition Fees: USD24,500 (RM98,000) per programme.
Other Fees:

  • VISA & Application Fee: USD787.50 (RM3,150) one-time payment
  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: USD1,650 (RM6,600) one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: USD37.50 (RM150)/year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: USD62.50 (RM250) one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from USD67.50 (RM270)/month.

and if the international student (for Bachelor) does not fulfill the English language requirement such as minimum score for IELTS or TOEFL, there will be additional fees of:

  • Intensive English Programme (IEP) : USD1,400 (RM5,600)/semester.

Flexible payment options are available, where student may:

  • pay full in advance, or
  • by monthly installments, or
  • pay full 2 weeks before the semester's final examination.

Terms & conditions apply.

Download the complete UNITEN Fees Table here.
There are also list of scholarships and financial aids here.

Notes: Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are calculated in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees indicated in USD here are for reference only with basis of USD1=RM4. Other optional fees include electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.

Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)


For International Students: Entry requirements vary from country to country. Please click here to check the entry requirements set by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


For Malaysian Students:

Malaysian students may enrol without MUET. However, students are required to complete MUET during duration of study (before graduation). IELTS (5.0 and above) or TOEFL (500 and above) or TOEFL Internet Based Test (42 and above) is also accepted.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 1 and above

For International Students:

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Bachelor students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Bachelor programme.


  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3.5 and above


  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0 and above


  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test) and above

Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)


This programme can be completed in Full Time: 4 years.

  • Year 1: Semester 1
    - Circuits Analysis I
    - Programming for Engineers
    - Electrical/Electronics Measurement Lab
    - Differential Equations
    - Islam/Moral & Civil Society I
    - Personal Financial Management

  • Year 1: Semester 2
    - Circuits Analysis II
    - Digital Logic Design
    - Digital Logic Design Lab
    - Electronics Analysis & Design I
    - Advanced Calculus & Analytical Geometry
    - Islam/Moral & Civil Society II

  • Year 1: Special Semester
    - No subject

  • Year 2: Semester 3
    - Introduction to Electrical Machines
    - Electronics Analysis & Design II
    - Electronics Design Lab
    - Signal & Systems
    - Technical Communications
    - Linear Algebra

  • Year 2: Semester 4
    - Thermodynamics I
    - Electromagnetic Fields & Waves
    - Power Electronics
    - Numerical Methods for Engineers
    - Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia

  • Year 2: Special Semester
    - No subject

  • Year 3: Semester 5
    - Electrical Power System I
    - Electrical Machines & Drives
    - Control System I
    - Microprocessor Systems
    - Entrepreneurship & Financial Management
    - Hubungan Etnik

  • Year 3: Semester 6
    - Electrical Power Systems II
    - Electrical Machines Lab
    - Microprocessor System Lab
    - Digital Signal Processing
    - Communication System
    - Engineers in Society
    - Project Management

  • Year 3: Special Semester
    - Industrial Training

  • Year 4: Semester 7
    - High Voltage Technology
    - Project I
    - Process Control & Instrumentation
    - Technical Elective I
    - Integrated Design Project

  • Year 4: Semester 8
    - Project II
    - Smart Grid Technology
    - Technical Elective II
    - Technical Elective III
    - Literature and Sociology

  • Year 4: Special Semester
    - No subject

Subject marked (*) is required for Malaysian students only.

Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)


Range of Monthly Salary:
RM2,000 – RM25,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.

These are popular career choices after graduation for this programme. There are also many other career choices beyond engineering, which are proven adaptable by UNITEN students due to holistic personal and professional skills development during the study.

  • Appliances Engineer
  • Communication Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Distribution Engineer
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronic Engineer
  • Medical Engineer
  • Microelectronics Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Power System Engineer
  • Power Station Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Academician.

Tuition Fees


RM 95,000 total fees


RM 98,000 total fees

USD 24,500 total fees

Other Fees



RM 1,348


EMGS & Application

RM 3,150

USD 788


RM 6,600

USD 1,650

* Full & partial scholarships are available to apply!

Accommodation Advance Fee (if applicable) = RM250. Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.