Mechanical Engineering in Malaysia

All about Mechanical Engineering in Malaysia

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In a layman’s term, Mechanical Engineers build mechanical  devices. They may be involved in different phases of the process – namely product design, Manufacturing, Research and development, Systems Management etc.

If you have a keen interest in Math and Science, and enjoy working with complex problems, then this may be the thing for you. Mechanical Engineers are innovators and inventors, and hence, they find a lot of interest in making things work and helping people solve problems.

 

Subjects studied in Mechanical Engineering

Chemistry

Mathematics

Physics

Statistics and Dynamics

Materials Engineering

 

Entry Requirements for a Course in Mechanical Engineering

1. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

SPM : Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)

O-Levels : Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)

 

2. Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Diploma / HND : Minimum CGPA of 2.00

STPM : Pass with Grade B- in Additional Mathematics or Advanced Additional Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics/Biology

A-Levels : Minimum 2 Principal Passes, including Mathematics and Physics

UEC : Minimum 5 Bs (including Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry

Matriculation Certificate/Foundation of Science :

minimum CGPA of 2.75 and pass all major subjects

minimum of Grade B- in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Biology

 

3. Master in Mechanical Engineering

Degree : Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with min CGPA 2.5 or third class honours or equivalent

Engineering Council Examination : Pass the Engineering Council Examination part III (EE or ME)

Degree : Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study with a first class honours

Master's : Completed Master of Science (Engineering)

 

Universities offering Mechanical Engineering courses in Malaysia for International Students

University

Degree

Eligibility & Intake

Fees

Taylor’s University

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Mechanical Engineering – 4 years Full time

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 1 April, 26 August

$43,280

UNIKL

Bachelor of Aircraft Engineering Technology (Hons) in Mechanical -

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 22 July

RM21,100

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons) in Facilities Maintenance Engineering – 4 years Full time

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 15 July, 30 September

RM19,500

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons) in Mechanical Design – 4 years Full time

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 15 July, 30 September

RM19,500

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Air Conditioning and Industrial Refrigeration – 4 years Full time

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 15 July, 30 September

RM20,300

 

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Mechanical (Automotive) – 4 years Full time

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 15 July, 30 September

RM19,500

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Mechanical) – 4 years Full time

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 15 July, 30 September

RM19,500

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons.)

Entry requirements:

- High school certificate

- IELTS: 5

INTAKE: 15 July , 30 September

RM16,000

 

Career Prospects of Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical engineers are employed in different industries, businesses, government projects and even in colleges and universities as academicians. Some of the possible career options include consulting engineer; industrial engineer; plastics fabrication engineer; test engineer; may include:

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Facilities Maintenance Engineer / Facilities Manager
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • M & E Engineer
  • Waste and Water Treatment Engineer
  • Boiler man / Steam Engineer