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Programme : Diploma of Engineering Technology in Mechanical Design and Development

Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan (Reka Bentuk dan Pembangunan Mekanikal)

Programme Summary
Programme Code : JPT/BPP(R/521/4/0078) 06/19, MQA A 10152
Status Programme : Accredited
Institutes : Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)
Specialisation : Automation & Industrial Maintenance
Study Level : Diploma
Intake : Jan&June
Duration : three_years


The programme offers the individual with wide knowledge and capabilities in the design for manufacturer of mechanical products, moulds, fixtures and of general parts with an ample knowledge of material and manufacturing.

Program Educational Objective

  1. UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent, and innovative that contribute towards the requirement of the human capital in engineering technology related industry.
  2. UniKL graduates who are effective leaders with teamwork skills, as well as verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills.
  3. UniKL graduates who are committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  4. UniKL graduates who are professional, ethical, and socially responsible.
  5. UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.


Program Learning Outcome

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialisation principles to well-defined practical procedures and practices.
  2. Analyse well-defined engineering problems in their discipline or area of specialisation.
  3. Formulate solutions to well-defined technical problems.
  4. Assist in the formulation of systems, components, or processes to meet specified needs.
  5. Conduct investigations of well-defined problems.
  6. Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and engineering tools to well-defined engineering activities, with an awareness of their limitations.
  7. Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues, and their consequent responsibilities.
  8. Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.
  9. Function effectively in a diverse technical team.
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of engineering technology practices.
  11. Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship.
  12. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development.
  13. Recognize the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning
Career Path

The career openings are wide and rewarding for those with the right education and talent. Job opportunities for a high level technologist exist in all wide range of industries especially in manufacturing sectors as well as research and development sectors. The person would be able to hold positions such as Assistant Engineer, Senior Technician or Technician Modules.



Semester 1
  • Foundation English
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • Engineering Science I
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Basic Metrology
  • Co-Curriculum I
  • Basic Fitting


Semester 2
  • Communication English I
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • Engineering Science II
  • Conventional Machining
  • Material Science
  • Co-Curriculum II
  • Spanish
  • Islamic/Moral Studies


Semester 3
  • Communication English II
  • Mechanical Design Process
  • Basic Automation System
  • Welding Technology
  • CNC Miling
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Mandarin I


Semester 4
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Applied Material
  • Casting & Forging
  • Machine Mechanism
  • CNC Lathe
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Mandarin II


Semester 5
  • Advanced Metrology
  • Quality & Continuous Improvement
  • Strength of Materials
  • Automated Manufacturing System
  • Final Year Project
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A


Semester 6
  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirement


Contact Us

For further information please contact

Marketing & Student Recruitment Division
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 3, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur
(attn. Mdm Saralina Anuar)
Tel : +603 – 2175 4000
Fax : +603 – 2175 4446
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