Overview

           ABOUT THE FACULTY

    UiTM is one of the premier universities for the training of engineers in Malaysia. The mechanical engineering program began in 1968 and offered the equivalent degree program. Nearly forty years on, the faculty has now included training of engineers from the diploma to the doctor of philosophy levels.

    The faculty boasts excellent laboratory facilities, small Technology Enabled Classrooms, as well as experienced and dedicated staff.  All the programs offered by the faculty are fully accredited and recognized by the relevant governing authorities in the country. 

    Vision
    To become a leader in the mechanical engineering discipline towards global excellence through world class education and research.

    Mission
    To produce graduates with excellent engineering fundamentals with analytical and leadership skills, who are able to compete, be innovative and with high professional ethics.

     

    LIST OF PROGRAMMES

    Currently the Faculty offers a total of six programs. The diploma program is conducted in the branch campuses.

    Diploma in Mechanical Engineering [Permatang Pauh, Penang; Bukit Besi, Terengganu; and Pasir Gudang, Johor]

    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical [Shah Alam]

    Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)(Hons) [Penang]

    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering [Shah Alam]

    Masters in Engineering Management [Shah Alam]

    Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering [Shah Alam]

     

    DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

    EM110 - Diploma in Mechanical Engineering [E2430]

    The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is a three-year program (equivalent to six semesters). It provides a basic foundation in mechanical engineering principles in the first two years of studies. Starting from fourth semester, students have the option to choose from any of the sixth specializations: mechanical, manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, naval architecture and industrial engineering.

    Entry Requirements 

    University’s General Requirement

    SPM or its equivalent as recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least five (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu and Pass in History. 

    Program’s Special Requirements

    a. SPM holder and Equivalent

    Fulfilling the university’s general requirement with credits in the following subjects:

    Mathematics

    Additional Mathematics

    Physic

    English and

    Pass in Chemistry

    b. Polytechnics or other Institution Certificate holder

    Pass in Polytechnics Certificate or other Institutions recognized by the Malaysian Government with minimum of grade B in Mathematics and Engineering Science.

    and

    Fulfilling the university’s general requirement with credits in the following subjects:

    Mathematics

    Additional Mathematics

    Physics

    English and

    Pass in Chemistry

    c. UiTM Pre-Diploma Science Graduate

    Pass in Pre-Diploma Science Program (PD007/PD008) from UiTM.

     

    UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

    Mechanical Engineering is one of the oldest and broadest disciplines among the engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers apply knowledge of mathematics and sciences to design and manufacture tools, engines, machines, and many other mechanical equipments and systems that improve our living standard.

    In order to cater with the needs of high quality and competitive mechanical engineers in the local and international market, the faculty at present offers two undergraduate programs;

    EM220 - Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Mechanical [EK08] – Shah Alam
    EM241 - Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing) (Hons) [EK09] - Penang

    The programs prepare students with theoretical knowledge and necessary skills for a rewarding career in engineering. Graduates of our programmes secure employment in oil and gas industries, building construction and services, utility companies, automotive industries, manufacturing sectors, marine industries, etc. Our graduates have the option to continue developing their professional career by engaging in professional activities or pursuing postgraduate studies.

    Entry Requirements 

    University’s General Requirement

    Pass in SPM or equivalent with good credits

    Credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level or equivalent

    Possess a minimum of C grade (2.00 GPA) in Pengajian Am subject or a minimum CGPA of 2.00

    Pass MOE Matriculation programme/ UM Science Foundation/ UiTM Foundation and possess a minimum CGPA of 2.00

    Pass in Diploma from other higher learning institutions (IPTs) recognized by the Malaysian Government

    Malaysian University English Test (MUET) of Band 2 

    Programme’s Special Requirements

    UiTM Diploma Graduate

    In Mechanical Engineering with a minimum CGPA of 2.50

    In Science or related engineering discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.75

    Other Institutions’ Diploma Graduate recognized by the Malaysian Government

    Diploma graduates in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and

    Pass in SPM or equivalent with minimum five credits which must include the following subjects:

    Mathematics

    Additional Mathematics

    Physics and

    pass in English

     UiTM Foundation / UM Science Foundation / KPM Matriculation Graduate

    Minimum grade of B- (2.67) in two (2) subjects and C grade (2.00) in another one (1) subject in any of the following:

    Mathematics

    Physics/ Engineering Physics

    Chemistry/ Engineering Chemistry and

    Pass in SPM or equivalent and

    Pass in English

    STPM holder or equivalent

    Grade of B- (2.67 GPA) in any two (2) of the following subjects:

    Mathematics T / Further mathematics T

    Physics

    Chemistry and

    Pass in SPM or Equivalent and

    Pass in English

    Note: Applicant with limb disabilities that could cause difficulties to conduct laboratory works is not qualified to apply for these programs.

    POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

    EM704 - Masters in Engineering Management (By Coursework)

    In line with the need for further exposure, this program is introduced to provide engineers and professionals with management competencies. Combination of managerial related courses offered in this program will enhance the managerial skills of the candidates.

    The curriculum was designed in collaboration with various industries to incorporate the current and immediate future needs of practicing professionals who wish to become leaders in organizations or entrepreneurs. The program helps students preparing towards eligibility for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

    Delivery Modes

    Rigorous academic exposures, experiential learning and solving real case studies are the main features of this program.  Experts and practicing professional’s involvement are sought to share their experiences and knowledge in the corporate world.

    Entry Requirements

    Possess a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Physical Science from a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 and

    A minimum three (3) years of working experience in industries or public sectors related to engineering field.

    Candidates are required to submit a resume / CV and will be invited for interview.

    Less qualified students with more than five (5) years experience may be accepted if they have significant work experiences in industry or public sector related to engineering area.

    Mode and Duration

    Full-time:    3 – 6 semesters
    Part-time:    4 – 8 semesters

    EM750 - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (By Research)

    This program prepares students with the necessary research skills in various field of specialization in the field of mechanical engineering. The program is designed for those who desire to be involved in research and development activities as well as a stepping stone for those aspiring to be academicians. Areas of research specialization are similar to those available for the PhD program below.

    Entry Requirements

    Possess a Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent from a university recognized by UiTM Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent.

    Professional experience would be an added advantage. Candidate who interested to apply for admission is required to submit a research proposal in the intended areas of study.

    Candidates have to attend an interview, which will determine their suitability in the proposed area of research.

    Mode and Duration   

    Full-time:    3 – 6 semesters
    Part-time:    4 – 8 semesters

    EM950 - Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering

    Doctoral program at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering was first introduced in June 1999. It is intended for graduates with an appropriate Master degree who wish to pursue research towards the award of PhD. Research supervision for the PhD students is usually led by academics and experts in the respective fields of specialization.

    Entry Requirements

    Candidates who possess a Master degree in engineering or in one of the physical sciences from a recognized university, or other higher learning institutions recognized by UiTM Senate.

    Candidates who are interested to apply for admission are also required to submit a research proposal in the intended area of study.

    Candidates have to attend an interview, which will determine the suitability of their proposed research.

     PhD

    Full-time:    6 – 10 semesters
    Part-time:    6 – 12 semesters

    Areas of Specialization

    The areas of specialization in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering include:

    Energy and Environment

    Engineering Management

    Materials Engineering

    Combustion and Propulsion

    System and Dynamic Control

    Mechatronics and Automation

    Structural Integrity

    Fracture Mechanics

    Heat and Mass Transfer

    Computational Fluid Dynamics

    Computational Structural Analysis

    Manufacturing Engineering

    Aerodynamics and Flight Engineering

    Fire Risk Management and Emergency

    Micro/Nanotechnology

    Automotive Engineering

     

    For more information, please contact:

    Dean
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor
    Website   :  fkm.uitm.edu.my
    Phone No : 03-55435159 / 5161

    Fax No    : 03-55435160

    or

    Deputy Dean (Academic)
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    UiTM Shah Alam,
    Selangor
    Website   :  fkm.uitm.edu.my
    Phone No : 03-55435150 / 5226

    Download FKM Academic Brochure.pdf

     

    Contact Us

    Fakulti Kejuruteraan Mekanikal,
    Menara 1, Aras 9,
    Kompleks Kejuruteraan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah,
    Universiti Teknologi MARA,
    40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
    Tel  : +603 5543 5161
    Fax : +603 5543 5160