UniKL MITEC at Bandar Seri Alam, Pasir Gudang, will offer new degree programme which is Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Facilities Maintenance Engineering. The aims of the programme is to produce graduates that are professionals with leadership skills, knowledgeable and competent which able to manage plant as well as to serve industrial needs in technical, facilities and safety management while respecting green environment. The course offered are in line with current market needs that require skilled and semi-skilled workers in critical areas focusing on the knowledge of maintenance.
Throughout the programme, students (potential engineer or technologist) will be showing to the concept of maintenance and how to ensure the essential equipment being used in the industry are in a good condition and able to operate at optimum efficiency and has a long lifespan. Apart from that, students will be taught to be a critical thinker, problem solvers and independent workers as the field is filled with variety and challenges.
The programme combines theory and practical knowledge in the field of facilities maintenance where students not only learn in theory in the classroom, but they are able to learn hands-on in the laboratory sessions and workshops by completing course assignment that mimic real project work in the field. Many of the equipment used in laboratories and workshops are certainly in high quality and in line with the equipment used in the real industry. Therefore, the students will benefit on early exposures on equipment used in high-tech industries in addition to avoid the symptoms of culture shock when entering the real jobs arena.
The required skills and knowledge that students will learn including the operation of boiler system, HVAC systems, hydraulic and pneumatic system, compressor system, bearing and rigging system, welding, heat and pump system, basic electrical, fire warning systems (Fire Alarm), computer maintenance management system(CMMS), electrical control devices and safety etc.
The course outcome was specially design to meet the employment requirement in the industry (automotive, oil and gas, petro-chemical, electronics, heavy industry and power plant) and service sectors (hospital, government and private buildings). Due to that, the graduates of this course have vast employment opportunities in the industry. Among the jobs that should be pursued by the graduates of this course are facility maintenance engineer, M&E engineers, boilerman, steam engineers, Lift / Escalator Inspector, TPM engineer, CBM engineer and other positions related to the maintenance jobs.
This programme not only provides knowledge about maintenance but also provides a platform for preparation of the students to gain professional certification such as OSHA certificates, boilerman certificate, steam engineer certificate, welding inspector certificate, certificate in energy manager or AutoCAD & Solidwork certificate as an added value. With the availability of professional certificates, it will increase the value of graduate employability and their career opportunities are wide open.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
To produce graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative, which will contribute towards the human capital in facilities maintenance engineering and related industry.
To produce graduates who have effective leadership and teamwork skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry
To produce graduates who are committed towards lifelong learning and continual improvement in the facilities maintenance engineering field.
To produce graduates who practice professionalism with ethics and responsibility towards sustainable development.
To produce graduates who are capable of embarking on facilities maintenance engineering technopreneurial activities.
Pass in SPM with at least obtain credits (C) in five (5) subjects:
And two (2) other subjects
Academic Requirement for admission in UNIKL University Malaysia
Diploma & Bachelor Programs
Candidates in High school, secondary or A-level must hold min. CGPA of 2 out of 4 or must be passed.
For studying engineering pass marks in Math, Chemistry and physics in high school.
Bachelor's degree with min. CGPA of 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent in a relevant field of study.
Any Bachelor's degree with CGPA of 2 to 2.5 out of 4 in a relevant field can be accepted subject to a minimum 2 years of working experience in a related field.
A Master's degree with min. CGPA of 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent in a relevant field of study.
Any Master's degree with minimum CGPA of 2 to 2.5 out of 4 in a relevant field can be accepted subject to a minimum 2 years of working experience in a related field.
English language requirement for admission in UniKL University Malaysia: It is mandatory for every international student to take English tests like TOFEL (Test of English as a Foreign Language or IELTS (International English language Testing System) with the minimum required score for respective programs.
Types of Program
Minimum TOEFL Score
Minimum IELTS Score
Diploma & Bachelor Programs
Internet Based Test: 70
Paper Based: 500
Computer Based: 195
Master & PhD Programs
Internet Based Test: 90
Paper Based: 575
Computer Based: 230
Also, if by any chance you don't have the above qualifications in English, you can take the UniKL English placement test in Malaysia. You have to get passed in the test for getting admission to the English programs but in case you can't make it the you will be required to study a compulsory English course at UniKL.
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