Research Areas & Expertise and Offered Program

  • RESEARCH AREAS AND EXPERTISE

    The School of Computer and Communication Engineering has identified the following research areas based on our facilities and staff's expertise. 

    They are TWO (2) Research Fields:

    1. Computer Engineering

    Embedded System Design

    Embedded Vision Systems, Adaptive Digital Signal Processing Systems, FPGA-based VLSI System Design, Reconfigurable Architectures and System-on-Chip (SoC) Designs, Application Development based on Single Board Computer and GNU/Linux, Fault-tolerant System Design.

    Computer, Cyber Security and  Networking

    Computer & Optical Networks, Computer Architecture Designs for Specific Area of Applications, Operating Systems, Network Security, Fault-Tolerant Computing, Mobile Computing, Real-Time Systems, Cyber Security, 

    Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT)

    Image Processing,  Dedicated Statistical Digital Signal Processing Systems, Image Coding, Pattern Recognition, Artificial Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, Cased Based Reasoning, Classification Algorithm, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, IoT


    2. Communication Engineering

    Communication Systems

    Smart Antenna and RF designs, Resonator and Filter Design, RFID, Massive MIMO (MaMi), 5G, Wireless and Mobile Communication Systems, Coding for OFDM, CDMA and Optical CDMA systems, Wearable Antenna, Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN), Wireless Power Transfer (WPT), BioElectromagnetics

     

    They are TWO (2) Research Group in the school:

    1. EMBEDDED,NETWORK, ADVANCED COMPUTING RESEARCH CLUSTER (ENAC)

    2.  Centre of Excellent ADVANCED COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (ACE)

  • PhD PROGRAMME

    PhD PROGRAM

    PhD OFFERED PROGRAMME

    1. PhD in Computer Engineering (PE20)

    2. PhD in Communication Engineering (PE53)

     

    REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION

    Entry requirements for acceptance into the programmes are based on the following qualifications (and experience where applicable).

      a. A Master’s Degree in related fields from any of the institution of higher learning recognised by the University Senate; or

      b. Other qualification equivalent to master’s degree recognised by the University Senate.

      c. For international students, there is an additional English language requirement, which is

              A minimum score of 500 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or

              A minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

     

    STUDY MODE

    Full-time: Minimum 2 years - Maximum 5 years

    Part-time: Minimum 3 years - Maximum 7 years

     

    REQUIREMENTS OF GRADUATION


     (i) Students must publish their research works (first author and UniMAP affiliation) prior to thesis submission, 10 points which consist of types of publication according to the scoring system as given in Table 1.

    (ii) Complete PhD thesis

    (iii) Pass viva-voce

    FEES

    The fees of the programme can be referred to the website of the Centre of Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) at:

    https://cgs.unimap.edu.my/index.php/en/programme/fees-duration

     

    APPLICATION

    Interested candidate can apply online which is open all year round via:

    https://opa.unimap.edu.my/OPAVer2/

     

    More information regarding the postgraduate studies can be obtained through the website of the Centre of Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) at:

    https://cgs.unimap.edu.my/index.php/en/

  • MSc Program

    MSc Program

    MSc OFFERED PROGRAMME

    1. MSc in Computer Engineering (MR20)

    2. MSc in Communication Engineering (MR53)

    REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION

    Entry requirements for acceptance into the programmes are based on the following qualifications (and experience where applicable).

      a. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 from a university recognized by the University Senate; or

      b. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related fields with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment:

             i. Work experience in relevant fields or research experience recognized by the University Senate; or

            ii. Obtained a minimum grade of B+ for final year project; or

            iii. Obtained a minimum grade of B+ for courses related to the applied postgraduate programme, with the approval of the University Senate;

      c. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related fields not meeting CGPA 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5-years work experience in relevant fields.

      d. Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the University Senate.

      e. For international students, there is an additional English language requirement, which is

              A minimum score of 500 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or

              A minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

    STUDY MODE

    Full-time: Minimum 1 years - Maximum 3 years

    Part-time: Minimum 2 years - Maximum 5 years

    REQUIREMENTS OF GRADUATION

    (i) Students must publish their research works(first author and UniMAP affiliation) prior to thesis submission, 5 points which consist of types of publication according to the scoring system as given in Table 1.

    (ii) Complete MSc thesis

    (iii) Pass viva-voce

    FEES

    The fees of the programme can be referred to the website of the Centre of Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) at:

    https://cgs.unimap.edu.my/index.php/en/programme/fees-duration

    APPLICATION

    More information regarding the postgraduate studies can be obtained through the website of the Centre of Graduate Studies (CGS), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) at:

    https://cgs.unimap.edu.my/index.php/en/