Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

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6 Semester (2 years 9 month)
Faculty of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering Technology

This is a diploma programme designed for SPM leavers. If you wish to enroll in a university straight away after SPM; this programme is for you. There is no need for you to go to Matriculation or sit for STPM. You can be part of a $distinguished technological university. Be part of us. Be part of UMP. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is aimed to equip the students with a strong theoretical foundation in Mechanical Engineering. In addition; you will be exposed to several projects that will enhance you practical skills. You will also develop a strong interpersonal skills through language and soft skills courses. At the end of the programme; you will undergo a 6-month industrial training to expose you to the real engineering world.

Entry Requirements

Local Students

   General Requirements

  • SPM / O-Level and any equivalent
  • Minimum of THREE (3) credits including credits in Bahasa Melayu
  • Passed in History (started from 2013)

   Specific Requirements

  • Minimum GRADE C in Mathematics AND
  • Minimum GRADE C in any subject Science/ Technical/ Vocational
  • Passed in English
  • At least passed (GRADE E) in Additional Mathematics (If candidates unfulfilled this requirement must complete Bridging Mathematics Course in semester 1 Diploma)
  • Candidates must not color blind and physically fit to perform practical works (requirement for not color blind only for diploma in chemical and diploma in electric and electronic only)

International Students

   General Requirements

  • O-Level / equivalent
  • At least THREE (3) subjects passed with minimum C GRADE

   Specific Requirements

  • Minimum C GRADE in Mathematics ; AND Science/ Technical/ Vocational
  • Passed in English Language Subject
  • Candidates must be physically fit to perform practical works

   English Language Qualification

  • A minimum score of 500 in TOEFL ; OR
  • A minimum score of Band 5.0 in IELTS ; OR
  • A minimum score of Band 3 in MUET
  • (Candidates who do not possess the above English Language qualification / equivalent are required to undergo Preparatory Intensive English (PIE) programme)

Program Structure

Tuition Fees

Future Careers

    Graduates may develop and grow professional career in specific niche areas as ;

  • Project Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Mechatronic Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Robotic Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Process Plant Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • QA Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Material Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineer
  • CAD/CAM Engineer
  • Technopreneur