Diploma in Science (Microelectronics with Automatic Control)


Programme Overview

This programme covers a wide range of topics in analogue and digital electronics, microcontrollers, programming, semiconductor devices, introduction to integrated circuit layout, programmable logic controller and PC instrumentation. The programme trains students in fundamental of circuit analysis and design in electronics, programming and control. It aims to develop students’ analytical and logical skills as well as good hands-on skills.

Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Microelectronics (Embedded Technology).

Minimum Entry Requirements

# Students with 3-4 r elevant credits in SPM/Grade C in 3-4 relevant subjects in O Level may be considered for the Diploma pr ogrammes offered at the Perak Branch Campus (PK), Johor Branch Campus (JH), Pahang Faculty Branch (PH) and Sabah Faculty Branch (SB).

** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

a) SPM holders must ha ve at least a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) The entry requirement must be taken from only ONE (1) examination sitting.
c) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
d) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
e) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.


Updated: 1 December 2016 (subject to change)

Programme Structure

    • Principles of Electric Circuits
    • Basic Microprocessors
    • Digital Logic Principles I
    • Digital Logic Principles II
    • PLC Programming and I/O Interface Circuits
    • Circuits and Signals
    • Programmable Controllers
    • Analogue Electronics I
    • Analogue Electronics II
    • PC Instrumentation and Control
    • Introduction to Integrated Circuit Layout
    • Physics I
    • Physics II
    • Introduction to Semiconductor Devices and Fabrication
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Information Technology
    • Software Design and Programming Techniques
    • Engineering Mathematics I
    • Engineering Mathematics II
    • Engineering Mathematics III
    • Engineering Mathematics IV
    • Engineering Mathematics V
    • Engineering Mathematics VI
    • Entrepreneurial Studies

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, English for Communication, Bahasa Kebangsaan
A, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Public Speaking, English for IELTS, Civic
Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curricular


Career Prospects

  • Electronics Technicians
  • Embedded Systems Technicians
  • Service and Maintenance Personnel
  • PC Control and Automation Personnel
  • PLC Programmers
  • Firmware Programmers