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Electrical Engineering Department

INTRODUCTION

Department of Electrical Engineering, POLIMAS is an important department in carrying out its responsibility to produce quality and competitive human capital. Graduates produced by the Electrical Engineering Department, POLIMAS are often in high demand by the public and private sectors of the country.

The department is headed by a Head of Department and assisted by Head of Programme for Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Head of Programme for Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Communication) and Head of Programme for Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Communication). This department also has a pool of 78 lecturers, two Laboratory Assistants, an Assistant Engineer and an Operation Assistant.

Programs offered by Electrical Engineering Department are:

  1. Diploma in Electrical Engineering - DET
  2. Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Communication) - DEP
  3. Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering - DEE

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE (PEO)

  1. Practicing technician in electrical engineering related field
  2. Contributing to society with professional ethic and responsibilities
  3. Engaging in enterprising activities that apply engineering knowledge and technical skills
  4. Engaging in activities to enhance knowledge for successful career advancement

PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOME (PLO)

  1. Knowledge: Apply knowledge of applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation;
  2. Problem analysis: Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity;
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations;
  4. Investigation: Conduct investigations of well-defined problems; locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements;
  5. Modern Tool Usage: Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to well- defined engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations;
  6. The Engineer and Society: Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined engineering problems ;
  7. Environment and Sustainability: Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts;
  8. Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice;
  9. Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member in diverse technical teams;
  10. Communications: Communicate effectively on well-defined engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions;
  11. Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and apply them to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments;
  12. Life Long Learning: Recognise the needs for, and have the ability to engage in independent updating in the context of specialised technical knowledge;

DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Diploma in Electrical Engineering disciplines include electrical engineering with emphasis in the areas of power generation and transmission. This program was designed with the knowledge of the electrical and electronics which includes the principles of electricity and electronics, and basic computer programming, semiconductor devices, wiring, power systems and computer aided design that provides flexibility for graduates. By the end of the program, graduates are equipped with specialized courses covering Power Protection System, AC and DC Motor Control, Power Electronics and Electrical Maintenance. Apart from technical knowledge and skills, the program also emphasizes the development potential of the individual student in an integrated and holistic manner through courses in Islamic studies, moral studies, extra-curricular activities, soft skills and entrepreneurship.

Programme aims

Produce Diploma  in Electrical Engineering graduates who will have  knowledge, technical skills ,  communication skills and attitude to adapt  themselves with challenges and  new technologies advancements in the electrical  and electronics field.

Job Prospect

This programme provides the knowledge and skills in electrical and electronic engineering with additional knowledge in computer technology. The knowledge and skills that the students acquire from the programme will enable them to participate in the job market as:-

  • Electrical Technician
  • Electronic Technician
  • Technical Specialist
  • Electrical Engineering Supervisor
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Self-employed

DIPLOMA IN ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (COMMUNICATION)

Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Communication) is a subfield of the wide electrical and electronic engineering scope. This programme is designed with the basics of computer programming, basic communications systems, semiconductor devices, electrical wiring and computer aided design. Courses of specialization involved in this program are telephony, optical fibre communications, data communications, wireless communication and microwave devices. Apart from technical knowledge and skills taught, this programme also emphasizes on the holistic development of students through supporting courses such as co-curricular activities, soft skills and entrepreneurship.

Programme aims

The Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Communication) graduates in Polytechnics, Ministry of Education Malaysia will have the knowledge, technical skills, communication skills and attitude to adapt themselves with new technological advancement and challenges in the field of electronics communication.

Job Prospect

This programme provides the knowledge and skills in communication engineering that can be

applied to a broad range of careers in most electronic communication field. The knowledge and

skills that the students acquire from the programme will enable them to participate in the job

market as:-

  • Assistant Engineers / Technical Executive
  • Sales Executive
  • Supervisor
  • Assistant Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer
  • Assistant Electronic Engineer
  • Assistant Technical Designer
  • Self Employed in related field
  •  Entrepreneur
  •  Assistant Networking Engineer
  •  Assistant Network Administrator

DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

The Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a 3 year full-time programme comprising of six semesters coursework with one full semester of industrial training built-in. Students will be exposed to a solid foundation in the technical knowledge and necessary skills, related to the field of electrical and electronic engineering.

The Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is designed to cover the broad discipline of electrical and electronic engineering. The broad-based electrical and electronics foundation of which includes electrical and electronics principles, computer fundamental and programming, computer aided design, communication systems, wiring installation, power system, electrical machine and programmable logic controller. The knowledge and skills coverage of both fields would provide graduates with a wider range of employment opportunities.

Apart from the technical knowledge and skills, the programme also emphasizes on the development of the individual potential in an integrated and holistic manner through courses such as Islamic studies, moral studies, co-curriculum, soft skills and entrepreneurship.

Job Prospect

This programme provides the knowledge and skills in electrical engineering that can be applied to a broad range of careers in most power generation provider and manufacturing industries.

The knowledge and skills that the students acquire from the programme will enable them to participate in the job market as:-

  • Electrical/Electronic Technician
  • Electrical Engineering Service Advisor
  • Technical Assistant
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Supervisor
  •  Assistant Engineer

Accreditation

The program offered at JKE has been awarded Deem Accredited status which means the programs have been recognized by the PSD.

Program Reference Number (MQR)

11060

Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Communication) - DEP

11054

Diploma in Electrical Engineering - DET

PA5114

Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering - DEE

                             

     

Contact Us 

Polytechnic Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam
Shah(POLIMAS),
Bandar Darulaman,
06000 Jitra, Kedah Darulaman.
Tel : 04-9146100 
Fax : 04-9174232 / 04-9146323
Email: webmaster@polimas.edu.my
            aduan@polimas.edu.my
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