Bachelor of Computer Engineering Technology (Computer Systems) with Honours

Specify, design, model, implement, program, and test integrated hardware and software systems as creative solutions to engineering problems

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4 years


Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   View map




This programme provides students with the essential knowledge and skills to enable them specify, design, model, implement, program, and test integrated hardware and software systems as creative solutions to engineering problems. Computer Engineering is a field with significant career potential because where ever there are computers, there will be jobs for computer engineers. Computer Engineering graduates find positions in industries where starting salaries are among the highest offered to university graduates.


JPT/BPP (R/523/6/0281) 11/21, MQA/FA11162

NEC: 523


  • System Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Embedded System Engineer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Network System Engineer


Students shall learn both the hardware and software aspects of a computer system, as well as the electronic or electrical components that come with it. Students will also be exposed to creating/ connecting the computer systems interface with the real-world. In addition, students will be exposed to designing, implementing and maintaining virtualised data centres and software-defined networking to support enterprise data demands. Since Cloud computing is the future of data centre operations, these skills will be extremely valued.

Computer Systems Engineering students can specialize in areas such as computer systems, system administration, computer networks, embedded system design, programming languages, real-time computing and control, cloud computing, signals and systems, machine learning and system software. Students will also be equipped with the required tools that enable them to be part of a design team for creating and establishing an integrated digital hardware and software systems in a broad scope of application fields.


  • Minimum MUET Band 2 and
    Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or equivalent with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics and one (1) relevant science subject
  • Recognised Diploma in Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0
  • Recognised related Technical / Vocational / Skills Diploma with minimum CGPA 2.0

Note: Based on MoE letter (Appendix 1) and ETAC Standard 2019 & 2020
Above minimum entry requirement is valid to be used started 22 April 2019 onwards


NO Programme Educational Outcomes (PEO)
PEO1 UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the requirement of the human capital in engineering technology related industries.
PEO2 UniKL graduates who  have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their roles in industry.
PEO3 UniKL graduates who are commited to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
PEO4 UniKL graduates who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
PEO5 UniKL graduates who are capable to participate in business and technopreneurial activities of the industries.


NO Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
PLO1 Knowledge: Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and computer engineering systems specialisation to define and apply practical procedures, processes, systems or methodologies.
PLO2 Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature and analyse broadly-defined computer engineering systems problems reaching substantiated conclusions using analytical tools appropriate to their discipline or area of specialisation.
PLO3 Design/ development of solutions: Design solutions for broadly-defined engineering technology problems and contribute to the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PLO4 Investigation: Conduct investigations of broadly-defined problems; locate, search and select relevant data from codes, databases and literature, design and conduct experiments to provide valid conclusions
PLO5 Modern Tool Usage: Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computer engineering systems and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to broadly-defined computer engineering systems activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
PLO6 The Engineer and Society: Demonstrate understanding of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technology practice and solution to broadly-defined engineering problems.
PLO7 Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of engineering technology solutions in societal and environmental context and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
PLO8 Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practice.
PLO9 Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse technical teams.
PLO10 Communications: Communicate effectively on broadly-defined engineering activities with the computer engineering systems community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PLO11 Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
PLO12 Life Long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in specialist technologies.


Semester 1

In this semester, students will be introduced to principles of computer programming, engineering mathematics, information systems and electronics. At the end of the semester, students will acquire skills to build and analyze electronics circuits, write a computer program and develop software application using C programming language.

  • Principles of Computer Programming
  • Introduction to Computing and Information Systems
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Fundamental English
  • Electronics


Semester 2

In Semester 2, Computer Engineering students are expected to gain skills in constructing and analysing electrical circuit, performing design, analysing and troubleshooting of digital circuits. On the software part, students will be able to compose a computer programme that can integrate one’s computer with external peripherals.

  • Digital Principles
  • Electromegnatics for Engineers
  • Electrics Circuits Analysis
  • C Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics II
Semester 3

In this semester, students are exposed to the skills of using microprocessors in a lot of practical applications. They will also be able to utilize Object Oriented knowledge and use  Java programming to design software application.

  • Computer organization
  • Discrete Mathematics for IT
  • Microprocessor
  • Signal & System
  • Object-Oriented Programming


Semester 4

At the end of the semester, students will be able to design and produce design projects that require the use of microcontrollers. They will develop a small version of embedded system, where the students must solve using the given resources (Microcontroller Development Board, Debugger, peripherals).

  • Micro-controller
  • Probability & Statistics for IT
  • Data Communications and Introduction to Software Engineering
Semester 5

At the end of the semester, students will be able to model and design cost-effective embedded systems. They will be also exposed to the skills needed in managing database and operating systems.

  • Operating Systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Database Management Systems
Semester 6

In this semester, students will learn the various models of computational intelligence and skills in the associated computational techniques. They will also explore the opportunities to apply these techniques in many application areas such as robot control and games development depending on student interests.

  • Computer Controlled System
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Hardware Programming Language Compiler
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Semester 7

In the final semester, students will be equipped with advanced skills of computer engineering specialization through the option of elective subjects such as computer security, web programming and networking. Students will also conclude their project through Final Year Project 2.

  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Wireless Network
  • System & Network Programming
  • Internet Programming
  • Cryptography
  • System Performance & Modelling
  • Wireless Sensor Network
Semester 8

Industrial Training/ Internship programme as part of the initiatives to increase students’ employability and provide invaluable insights in the computer engineering industry.  In many occasions, the placements will offer opportunities for employment

  • Industrial Training

Total Credit to Graduate: 140


  • Okinawa Lab (open Stack)

Success Stories

  • FIKRI ARIF: System Engineer, T-Systems Malaysia Sdn Bhd Cyberjaya
  • WAN MOHD AMIR ASYRAF BIN WAN ABDUL RAHMAN: System Engineer, Theta Edge Berhad
  • MOHD IZWANDI BIN TAHIR: System Engineer, Omni-Health Technologies Pte Ltd
  • ZAIRIL HAZLY B MOHD ZANAL: System Engineer, Computer Business Solution Sdn Bhd
  • ZATIE ADIBA BINTI MOHD ZIN: Executive, Petronas Berhad

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Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Malaysian Institute of Information Technology
1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +603-2175 4000 ext: 4146, 5407
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