Diploma of Engineering Technology in mechanical design and development (UG:Diploma)

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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The award

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
January, June

International course fees
MYR 14100 per year

All study options

About Diploma of Engineering Technology in mechanical design and development at Universiti Kuala Lumpur

The programme offers the individual with wide knowledge and capabilities in the design for manufacturer of mechanical products, moulds, fixtures and of general parts with an ample knowledge of material and manufacturing.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
•PEO 1
UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent, and innovative that contribute towards the requirement of the human capital in engineering technology related industry.

•PEO 2
UniKL graduates who are effective leaders with teamwork skills, as well as verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills.
•PEO 3
UniKL graduates who are committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
•PEO 4
UniKL graduates who are professional, ethical, and socially responsible.
•PEO 5
UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Mechanical Design and Development will be able to:
•PLO 1
Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialisation principles to well-defined practical procedures and practices.

•PLO 2
Analyse well-defined engineering problems in their discipline or area of specialisation.

•PLO 3
Formulate solutions to well-defined technical problems.

•PLO 4
Assist in the formulation of systems, components, or processes to meet specified needs.

•PLO 5
Conduct investigations of well-defined problems.

•PLO 6
Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and engineering tools to well-defined engineering activities, with an awareness of their limitations.

•PLO 7
Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues, and their consequent responsibilities.

•PLO 8
Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.

•PLO 9
Function effectively in a diverse technical team.

•PLO 10
Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of engineering technology practices.

•PLO 11
Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship.

•PLO 12
Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development.

•PLO 13
Recognize the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning

Career Information

The career openings are wide and rewarding for those with the right education and talent. Job opportunities for a high level technologist exist in all wide range of industries especially in manufacturing sectors as well as research and development sectors. The person would be able to hold positions such as Assistant Engineer, Senior Technician or Technician Modules.

Semester 1

•Foundation English
•Technical Mathematics I
•Engineering Science I
•Information Technology
•Engineering Drawing
•Basic Metrology
•Co-Curriculum I
•Basic Fitting

Semester 2

•Communication English I
•Technical Mathematics II
•Engineering Science II
•Conventional Machining
•Material Science
•Co-Curriculum II
•Islamic/Moral Studies

Semester 3

•Communication English II
•Mechanical Design Process
•Basic Automation System
•Welding Technology
•CNC Miling
•Computer Aided Design
•Mandarin I

Semester 4

•Introduction to Entrepreneurship
•Engineering Statistics
•Applied Material
•Casting & Forging
•Machine Mechanism
•CNC Lathe
•Malaysian Studies
•Mandarin II

Semester 5

•Advanced Metrology
•Quality & Continuous Improvement
•Strength of Materials
•Automated Manufacturing System
•Final Year Project
•Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Semester 6

•Industrial Training

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUG:DiplomaHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsJanuary, JuneDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesMYR 14100 per year

Notes about fees for this course

 Fee (RM) 14,100              

Fee (US Dollar)  3,666

Entry requirements


- Pass SPM/SPMV with at least  in English and credit for the five (5) listed subjects:  e) Bahasa Melayu f) Mathematics g) Science/Technical/Vocational*and  h) Two other subjects *Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Science/Additional Science/other technical subjects


Pass O Level with minimum Grade C in five (5) subjects includes Mathematics, one (1) Science subjects OR technical OR Vokasional and two (2) other subjects and at least pass English

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