Course outline

Master of Engineering in Embedded System

  • A coursework based course

Embedded systems are single purpose computers that normally perform very specific tasks only with emphasise on cost, power and speed. Since tight integration of application specific hardware and software are required, embedded systems require formal design techniques. They are fast becoming essential equipment/products in many industries including automotive, manufacturing, medical, telecom, banking, digital consumer, agriculture and even defence and aerospace. The programme is designed to introduce a range of topics that will prepare its graduates to embark on the embedded system business.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  • PEO1: To produce graduates who are able to design and apply embedded systems. 
  • PEO2: To produce graduates who will be leaders in driving innovation in embedded system applications. 
  • PEO3: To produce graduates who are able to conduct research in embedded systems. 

Programme Outcomes:

1. Possess the passion for acquiring knowledge and skill in embedded systems 

Graduates are exposed to a solid foundation in embedded system to ease the process of acquiring new knowledge or new development in embedded system.

2. Able to design and develop embedded systems (hardware, peripherals and firmware)

A working prototype requires intimate knowledge and technical details of the hardware, peripherals and operating systems being selected.

3. Able to demonstrate embedded system applications 

In order to contribute to the embedded system industry, graduates must be able to demonstrate practical and marketable applications.

4. Possess analytical and problem solving skills

Literature search is a basic research skill. This skill is enhanced throughout this course through searching database such as IEEExplore, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar, and others. From the literature search, students are able to understand the current research state of a particular topic in the field of embedded system. They are able to analyze and formulate new technical problems to be explored and to be solved.

5. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning and development 

To create the awareness of the importance of continuous self-improvement and lifelong learning is by exposing the students to new and emerging technology, through the core and elective subjects. The students' experience via working in the industry and coupled with knowledge gained in the course will allow them to venture into a new and exciting career path. As technology changes rapidly, and for the students to be competitive, they will need to continuously educate and update themselves.

Faculty

  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Campus/Branch

  • Cyberjaya campus, Malaysia
  • Malacaa campus, Malaysia

Tuition fees

*Tuition fees varies between full time and part time, and they are shown in Malaysian Ringgit, and total cost for total amount of study years*

Full Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 3)

  • Local: RM 31,150
  • International: RM 42, 870

Part Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 5)

  • Local: RM 33, 150
  • International: RM 44, 870

Minimum entry requirement

*The entry requirements are defined by case by case basis for this university* 

Major requirement:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology field or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate.

Alternatively, second case if CGPA lower than 2.50:

  • Applicant can still be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field.

English language requirement

In addition to the academic requirements, an applicant is also required to possess a sufficient level of English language proficiency by obtaining one of the following: 

  • A minimum overall TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based).
  • A minimum IELTS (academic) overall band score of 6.0
  • A credit in 1119 English Examination.
  • A minimum MUET overall band score of 4.
  • Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University. 

All applicants must fulfil the English Language requirement in order to be admitted to the approved programme. 

The English language requirement and English interview is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master's degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.

Application process

*Application process is unique for different institutions, please kindly visit their respective postgraduate website to ensure your application is handled well.*

Full Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 3) 

  • Register and present at University for the whole period of candidature 

Part Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 5) 

  • Register and present at the University for at least 10 working days per year 

Please visit: http://ips.mmu.edu.my/index.php?mod=53 

Above attached link is the registration process required by Multimedia University. Please bare in mind that you will have to conduct the following procedures: 

  • For local students, payment of RM 50 is required for the application. 
  • For international students, payment of RM 280 is required for the application.  

The payments can be made via the following method to 'UNIVERSITI TELEKOM SDN BHD': 

  • Cheque
  • Bank draft
  • Online transaction
  • Credit card only during office hours at the university's Finance Counter

Finally, attach the receipt with your application as a proof of payment done.

International student matters

*Students are advised to research the campus available offered by Multimedia University, as each campus offered different courses.* 

All international students are compulsory to apply for the approval of Student Pass and Visa. Without Visa Approval Letter (VAL), international students are denied entry to study in Malaysia. The process can be tedious. Therefore, it is encourage to pay full attention to this international student matters. 

Part One: 

The application for VAL must be made through this university, kindly visit https://www.mmu.edu.my/admission/international-students/, to apply for visa only for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. For more information about Malaysia' immigration laws, kindly visit http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/. 

Once application has been approved, the Immigration Department of Malaysia will issue a Visa Approval Letter (VAL) to the students concerned. The university will notify students once approval has been received. Students must provide complete address and contact number if they wish to receive the original VAL. 

Part Two: 

1. Entry Visa

​(Students who have been granted the visa approval letter must apply for an entry visa from the nearest Malaysian Embassy or Malaysian Consulate Office in their country before traveling to Malaysia. Without an entry visa, you will not be allowed to enter Malaysia.)

2. Immunization Certificate (Applicable to students from South America and Africa ONLY)

(They are required to possess a valid Immunization Certificate for Yellow Fever not less than ten (10) days before they enter Malaysia. Students will not be allowed to enter Malaysia without the valid immunization certificate.)

3. Arrival Notification

(Students must notify the University of their Arrival Details at least seven (7) working days before the traveling date to Malaysia. Arrival notification must be sent to visacyber@mmu.edu.my (Cyberjaya Campus) or visamelaka@mmu.edu.my (Melaka Campus). A representative from MMU will meet the students at the Airport.)

4. Changes in Arrival Details

(Please notify the authority at least 48 hours earlier (excluding weekend) if there are any changes in your arrival itinerary. Email or contact the authority.)

5. Confirm Accommodation Arrangement

(You must confirm your accommodation arrangement before traveling to Malaysia. Otherwise, you may have to stay at the nearest hotel while looking for an accommodation. You are required to liaise with the accommodation provider to confirm your arrangement.)

Additional notes

  1. Fees are subjected to change, for international student may have to refer to latest exchange rates.
  2. Additional cost my incurred depending on situation (Accommodation, laboratories equipment/materials, etc.)
  3. Encourage to study and research laws in Malaysia, as a Muslim majority country, it is advisable for international students to understand our country's strict rules and culture. 
  4. English is used as a teaching medium and a widely spoken language in Malaysia, if the requirements are not stated in the university webpage, advisable to contact the university's authority for further information about English requirements or English Entry Requirements.
  5. For scholarship opportunities, please browse through our webpage postgradasia.com to find out local and international opportunities. Also may visit http://ips.mmu.edu.my/index.php?mod=1# to see offers provided by the university. 
  6. Encourage to visit https://www.mmu.edu.my for deeper and more information.

Contact

Cyberjaya Campus

Location:  

  • Multimedia University, Persiaran Multimedia, 63100 Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia 

Admission Office: 

  • Tel: +603 - 8312 5803 / 5092 
  • Fax: +603 - 8312 5080 

Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS): 

  • Tel: +603 - 8312 5326 / 5182 
  • Fax: +603 - 8312 5300 

Malacca Campus

Location:  

  • Multimedia University, Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama, 75450 Bukit Beruang, Melaka, Malaysia  

Admission Office: 

  • Tel: +606 -252 3442 / 3443  
  • Fax: +606 - 231 8255 

Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS): 

  • Tel: +6 06-252 3564 / 3824  

 

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