Duration of Study
2 ½ Years
Intakes Period
Jan, Jun, Sep
Certified by
MQA (Ref. No: MQA/FA2985)
Campus
Putrajaya
Introduction
Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
(JPT/BPP(N/521/4/0053)05/18)

+ THIS IS BEST FOR

Student who has completed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), O-Level, IGCSE, UEC, or other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia. Keen interest in Engineering field of study. May complete education at Diploma level or may pursue any of these degree programmes with credit transfers:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons).

+ PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Mode of Study : Full Time (Yes) | Part Time (No)

This syllabus has been designed to meet the requirements of professional bodies and industries while giving students the competitive edge. Emphasis is on the application of knowledge through teamwork, case studies, simulations and real life projects.


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering programme is designed to prepare you for professional career and to further your study to Bachelor Degree in the related engineering field. We adopt comprehensive and innovative content and teaching techniques, which are designed towards expanding the frontiers of learning and inculcating a probing mind.

You will be challenged to develop into multi-skilled professionals possessing mental, intellectual and emotional fortitude to succeed in life. The curricula, further enhanced with project work, lab experiments and practical training, are designed with inputs from reputable sources.

The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering programme consists of well-established balance between theory, experiments and hands-on practical training during the two and half-years of study. The curriculum consists of a good mix of general subjects as well as core engineering subjects.

91 credit hours of subjects are being taught in seven semesters. This Diploma in Mechanical Engineering programme can be completed in 2 ½ years.


+ ACCREDITED, APPROVED & RECOGNISED BY

Accredited by:
01. Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
02. Malaysian Qualifications Register (MQR) - National register for accredited programmes.
03. Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) - with 5-years Accreditation, the longest given to a university in Malaysia.


Please scan for Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) certification of this programme.

Approved & Licensed by:
01. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia

Recognised by:
01. Public Service Department (JPA), Malaysia
02. Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
03. The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
04. The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
05. Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
06. Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
07. QS World University Rankings by Subject - Top 2 Private University in Malaysia for Electrical & Electronic and Mechanical subjects

and Signatory to the Washington Accord.


+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary (from fresh to senior position):
RM2,000 – RM25,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


+ CAMPUS INTAKE

This programme is delivered at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Putrajaya Campus.


+ FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

UNITEN practices transparent fee policy. Refer our fees below for your reference.

Fees for Malaysian Students:
Tuition Fees: RM24,200 per programme.
Other Fees:

  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: RM88/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): RM780 twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from RM270/month.


Fees for International Students:
Tuition Fees: USD6,800 (RM27,200) per programme.
Other Fees:

  • VISA & Application Fee: USD787.50 (RM3,150) one-time payment
  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: USD1,650 (RM6,600) one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: USD37.50 (RM150)/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): USD390 (RM780) twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: USD62.50 (RM250) one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from USD67.50 (RM270)/month.


and if the international student (for Diploma) does not fulfill the English language requirement such as minimum score for IELTS or TOEFL, there will be additional fees of:

  • Intensive English Programme (IEP) : USD1,400 (RM5,600)/semester.


Flexible payment options are available, where student may:

  • pay full in advance, or
  • by monthly installments, or
  • pay full 2 weeks before the semester's final examination.


Terms & conditions apply.

Download the complete UNITEN Fees Table here.
There are also list of scholarships and financial aids here.

Notes: Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are calculated in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees indicated in USD here are for reference only with basis of USD1=RM4. Other optional fees include electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
(JPT/BPP(N/521/4/0053)05/18)

+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

  • SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia)
    Pass SPM with minimum credits in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Credit in Physics / relevant science / technical / vocational subjects and Pass English in SPM Level.

  • O-Level
    Pass O-Level with minimum credits in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Credit in Physics / relevant science / technical / vocational subjects and Pass English.

  • IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
    Pass IGCSE with minimum credits in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Credit in Physics / relevant science / technical / vocational subjects and Pass English.

  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and any Science / Technical / Vocational and Pass English.

  • Sijil Vokasional & Teknikal / Kemahiran
    Pass Sijil Vokasional & Teknikal / Kemahiran with Level 3 KKM with minimum PNGK 2.00 and 1 year experience in related field or 1 semester of enhancement programme.

  • Engineering / Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM)
    Pass Engineering/ Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM) with minimum PNGK of 2.00.

  • Others
    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.


For International Students: Refer Entry Requirements - International

+ ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

No additional English requirement for this programme.


For International Students:

International students are required to have English one of the proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Diploma students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Diploma programme.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0

  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test)


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
(JPT/BPP(N/521/4/0053)05/18)

+ PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This programme can be completed in Full Time: 2 ½ years.

  • Year 1: Semester 1
    - Programming 1
    - English for Diploma
    - Malaysian Studies
    - Mathematics I
    - Physics for Engineering

  • Year 1: Semester 2
    - Chemistry for Engineering
    - Mathematics II
    - Engineering Graphics and CAE
    - Mechanics I: Statics
    - Leadership and Entrepreneurship

  • Year 1: Special Semester
    - No subject


  • Year 2: Semester 4
    - Electrical Measurement Lab.
    - Circuit Theory I
    - Mathematics III
    - Manufacturing Process Laboratory
    - Thermodynamics
    - Mechanics II: Dynamics

  • Year 2: Semester 5
    - Thermofluids Lab
    - Manufacturing Processes
    - Mechanics of Fluids
    - Mechanics of Materials Lab
    - Mechanics of Materials
    - Engineering Materials

  • Year 2: Special Semester
    - Industrial Training


  • Year 3: Semester 7
    - Islamic / Moral Studies
    - Machine Design
    - Power Plant Engineering
    - Instrumentation and Control Lab
    - Instrumentation and Control
    - Project


Subject marked (*) is required for Malaysian students only.


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
(JPT/BPP(N/521/4/0053)05/18)

+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary:
RM2,000 – RM25,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


These are popular career choices after graduation for this programme. There are also many other career choices beyond engineering, which are proven adaptable by UNITEN students due to holistic personal and professional skills development during the study.

  • Appliances Engineer
  • Communication Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronic Engineer
  • Medical Engineer
  • Microelectronics Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Power Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Academician.


Tuition Fees

Malaysian

RM 9,680 / year

International

RM 10,880 / year

USD 2,720 / year

Other Fees

Malaysian

Registration

RM 1,000

Resource

RM 780 / semester

International

EMGS & Application

RM 3,150

USD 788

Registration

RM 6,600

USD 1,650

Resource

RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Note:
Miscellaneous Fee = RM348. Deposit for Accommodation (if applicable) = RM250. Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.