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Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


Bagi mengelakkan masalah kehilangan makna dalam penterjemahan, bahagian ini dipaparkan dalam Bahasa Inggeris sebagaimana dalam dokumen yang dihantar ke badan akreditasi.

About the Programme

This programme aims to produce graduates who are more mature and competent, to fulfil the nation needs of skill and experts in the field of mechanical engineering whether in the public, private or self employed sector. The programme also prepares students to further their studies to degree level at any university within or outside the country.

Programme Educational Objectives

These are the programme educational objectives for this diploma:

1 Apply the theoretical, techniques, skills and practical knowledge to assist in solving real mechanical engineering problems.
2 Solve mechanical engineering issues professionally and ethically in the society and environment.
3 Communicate effectively with professionals and communities in solving the mechanical engineering issues.
4 Practice management and entrepreneurship through long life learning in individual and organizational work.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, a graduate should acquire the following:

1 Apply knowledge of mathematics, sciences, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialisation to mechanical engineering respectively in practical procedures and practices.
2 Identify and analyze well-defined mechanical engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity.
3 Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
4 Conduct investigations of well-defined problems, locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements to provide valid conclusion.
5 Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to well defined engineering problems, with an understanding of the limitations.
6 Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined engineering problems.
7 Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts.
8 Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice.
9 Function effectively as an individual, and as a member in diverse technical teams.
10 Communicate effectively on well-defined engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions.
11 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
12 Recognise the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent updating in the context of specialised technical knowledge.


Special Semester (July or August).

Duration of Study

Five semesters.

Mode of Study

Full time.

Academic Proforma and Study Plan

Download the academic proforma for each of the following academic sessions and the latest study plan.

1 Academic Proforma 2022/2023 Download
2 Academic Proforma 2021/2022 Download
3 Study Plan (2023 Cohort Onwards) Download
4 Study Plan (2022 Cohort) Download

Career and Further Education Prospect

Assistant Mechanical Engineer or technologist is involved in machine design, machines troubleshooting and any of the wide range of projects in mechanical engineering.

Their role is central to ensuring the safe, timely and well-resourced completion of projects in many areas, including:

  • process industry
  • assembly industry
  • engineering consultancy
  • heavy industry

Assistant of consulting mechanical engineers liaise with clients to plan, manage, design and supervise the mechanical of projects.

Mechanical engineering offers many opportunities as well as the satisfaction of helping to improve and enhance public quality of life in many settings.

Further education is prospect to any bachelor degree in mechanical engineering technology and mechanical engineering.

Interested in the diploma programme offered?