Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)

The career of a Mechanical Engineer involves the efficient application of physical and human resources in improving the standard of living. A Mechanical Engineer combines the basic knowledge of physical sciences and engineering education with experience and expertise to invent, run, and maintain mechanical equipments and systems in industries. A Mechanical Engineer also designs machine components for the production system of a particular product.

Graduates in this area are capable of fulfilling the task of a technologist in the government, semi-government, and private firms. Graduates will be able to find job opportunities in various sectors such as manufacturing, processing, design, and research. A Mechanical Engineer may further his career as a designer (consulting firm), as a building contractor as a manufacturer of machines or engineering products, as a researcher in Research and Development (R&D) departments or Institutes or as an academician in Institutes of Higher Learning.

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Ability to acquire and apply fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles to solve complex mechanical engineering problems.
  • Ability to identify, formulate and analyse complex mechanical engineering problems.
  • Ability to design solutions for complex mechanical engineering problems that fulfil health, safety, societal and environmental needs by using conventional or modern tools.
  • Ability to investigate complex mechanical engineering problems using research-based knowledge and methods to produce conclusive results.
  • Ability to practice professional ethics  related to societal, health, safety and legal issues with full responsibility and integrity.
  • Ability to identify the impact of mechanical engineering solutions on sustainability and demonstrate the needs for sustainable development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on complex mechanical engineering activities both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work productively as an individual, and as a member  or leader in a team that may involve multi-disciplinary settings.
  • Ability to undertake life long learning and manage information including conducting literature study.
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply knowledge on finance and management principles and acquire entrepreneurship skill.

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

 

Year 4

 

Year 2

 

Electives

 

Year 3

 

Duration of Study

Mode of Study : Full-time
Minimum Duration : 4 years
Maximum Duration : 6 years

STUDY FEES 

International 

 

Malaysians

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

For STPM/ equivalent

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM/SPMV with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.

2. Passed STPM with:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am, AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in TWO (2) other subjects

3. Attended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) atleast Band 1

ii) Special Entry Requirement 

1. Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at STPM level.

2. Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at STPM in any TWO subjects: Physics/Chemistry, Mathematics T.
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics and physics at SPM level or equivalent.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

5. Do not have a health problem that can affect learning process. 

For Matrikulasi/ Asasi Sains UM/ Tahun Asas UTM

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM or equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia in July Paper.
2. Passed KPM Matriculation/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi Undang-undang KPTM with at least CPA 2.00 andattended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with atleast Band 1.

ii) Special Entry Requirement

1. Passed with atleast PNGK 2.80 at Matriculation/Foundation level.

2. Passed with atleast grade B- (NGMP 2.67) at Matriculation/Foundation in any TWO subjects: Mathematics. Physics/Engineering Physics/Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry.
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics and physics at SPM level or equivalent.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

5. Do not have a health problem that can affect learning process. 

 

 

For Diploma or equivalent (Direct to 2nd year beginning 2008)

i) University Basic Entry

1. Passed SPM or equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu or credit in Bahasa Melayu in July Paper.
2. Obtained Diploma or other certifications from institutions recognized by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate.
3. Attended Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with atleast Band 1.

ii) Special Entry Requirement

1. Obtained a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from UTM or equivalent with at least PNGK 2.75; OR
2. Candidates with PNGK< 2.75, with at least 2 years working experience in related area are eligible to apply; OR
3. Passed with credit in Mathematics and physics at SPM level or equivalent or score at least Grade C in one of the Mathematics subjects at Diploma level.

4. Passed with atleast Band 2 in  Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

5. Do not have health problem that can affect learning process.

Note:
Candidates have to submit the complete transcript of their Diploma (1st to final semester) and a copy of Diploma or a certified graduation confirmation letter.

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