Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

KP/JPS (R/521/4/0004) 02/20

Intakes: Jan, Mar, Jun, Sept / Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 2 years 6 months
Credits: 94

Level of Study:
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

Mechanical engineering concerns the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything that has movable parts from components to machines, including the human body.

It involves the study of production, transmission, and use of mechanical power.

Is this programme for me?

  • Are you interested in designs?
  • Are you interested in developing, building, testing mechanical and thermal devices?
  • Are you into engines and machines?
  • Are you into technology?
  • Are you a natural problem solver?
  • Do you communicate well with others and work productively in a team environment?
  • Are you comfortable leading and motivating others?
  • Are you willing to constantly learn new things?

These are all the essential traits that you should have to pursue this course.

What will I learn?

This programme provides students the essential knowledge of mechanical engineering such as design studies, system analysis, thermodynamics, principles of fluid mechanics, engineering materials and manufacturing technology.

The integrated approach of this programme equips students with a range of skills and knowledge that is valuable for future careers.

What should I expect?

People with mechanical engineering skills are highly valued in society.

The scope of this discipline allows students a variety of career options. The education will provide you with the creative thinking that allows you to design an exciting product or system, the analytical tools to achieve their design goals, the ability to overcome all constraints, and the teamwork needed to design, market, and produce a system.

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

SPM Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)
O-Level Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)
UEC Minimum 3 Bs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)
Certificate/SKM III Minimum CGPA of 2.00 with a credit in any subject and a pass in Mathematics at SPM level
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT TER/UAI: Average of 50% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/CIMP Average of 50% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to SPM

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

General Chemistry, Computer Programming, Engineering Drawing, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2, General Physics, Science Lab, Statics, Technical English 1, Technical English 2, Engineering Workshop

Year 2

Basic Entrepreneurship, Circuit Theory, Design of Machine Elements 1, Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Manufacturing Technology, Mathematics 3, Strength and Machine Laboratory, Strength of Materials, Thermo fluid Laboratory, Thermodynamics 1, Thermodynamics 2, Workshop Tools and Machine

Year 3

Design of Machine Elements 2, Final Year Project, Management for Engineers, Mechanics of Machine

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM26,320.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate) RM28,500.00
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM26,320.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate) RM36,800.00

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Is this programme accredited?

Yes, this programme is fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

CAREER CHOICES

A career in mechanical engineering is one of the most interesting as it involves a tremendous variety of fields such as:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Aircraft
  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Automation
  • Power generation
  • Bio-medical
  • Automobile

Graduates can work as:

  • Assistant Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Supervisors

MORE ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

How much will I make?

The average salary for a diploma holder in this field is around RM1,500 to RM1,800. But of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for.

Did you know?

  • Mechanical engineering is the branch of engineering with an everlasting scope.
  • It is considered as the “mother of engineering” as it is one of the oldest engineering branches.

A word of advice

  • Mechanical Engineers can venture into almost any field. The longer you work, the more you learn and the more experience you will gain.
  • Always be thirsty for knowledge. All this will help to increase your abilities to prepare yourself for future challenges.

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