Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Mechatronics

Program Overview
Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical, electrical, computer and industrial engineering to develop intelligent integrated machines, systems and processes. This field is ever expanding with a majority of electrical devices having mechanical parts integrated with electronic components.
Graduates of this program will gain knowledge on mechatronic engineering fundamentals and principles that will empower them to design systematic solutions for broadly-defined mechatronic engineering problems taking into account public health and safety as well as concerns related to the environment and sustainability.
This program can benefit certificate/diploma holders, technicians, manufacturing specialist and technical staff with relevant working experience in mechanical and electronic related areas.

Job Prospects
Graduates of this program will become well versed in mechanical, electronics and software integration and can pursue careers in the areas of manufacturing, production, electronics, automation, mechanisation, design, development, and research.

 Course Category

No of Courses

Credits Earned

 MPU Courses

5

14

 University Courses

6

20

 Basic Major Courses

8

40

 Core Major Courses

7

40

 Elective Courses

2

10

You will be awarded the relevant Degree certificate upon completion of at least 124 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.0.

Programme Components
MPU Courses
     • Hubungan Etnik *
     • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia*
     • Bahasa Kebangsaan A OR
        Decision Making Skills
     • Comparative Religions OR
        Parenting and Family Issues OR
        Human Rights
     • Co-Curriculum
*International students will be taking a different set of MPU Courses

University Courses
     • Workplace Communication Skills
     • Foundation Mathematics
     • University Mathematics A
     • Introduction to Computing and Internet
     • Learning Skills for University Studies
     • Writing Skills for University Studies

Basic Major Courses
     • Engineering Mechanics
     • Engineering Mathematics I
     • Engineering Mathematics II
     • Electrical Circuits & Power
     • Digital Electronics
     • Analog Electronics
     • Manufacturing Technology
     • Mechanical Engineering Design

Core Major Courses
     • Intelligent Systems for Decision Support
     • Process Control and Instrumentation
     • Microprocessor & Microcontroller
     • Control Systems
     • Automation & Robotics
     • Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing
     • ME Project

Elective Courses
     • Principles & Practices of Management
     • Signals and Systems
     • Fundamentals of Multimedia Technology
     • Digital Communications
     • Power Electronics and Drives
     • Entrepreneurship Development

Entry Requirements
Candidates with the following criteria will be eligible to be considered for admission into the undergraduate programme:

Regular Entry
Candidates must possess a minimum of two (2) Principals in STPM/HSC/A-Levels/UEC Senior Middle III (5) grade B’s or equivalent qualifications

Open Entry
(I) Age
Candidates must be at least 21 years of age on 1st January of the year of application and
(II) Academic Qualification
a. STPM/HSC/A-Levels with at least one (1) Principal or other equivalent qualifications can be accorded direct admission in the undergraduate programmes
b. PMR/SPM/MCE/UEC or equivalent qualification subject to an assessment of work experience, prior learning experience and/or a diagnostic test to assess the academic aptitude, interest and suitability for tertiary studies

Candidates who are found not to have demonstrated the capacity to undertake tertiary studies will be required to undergo and successfully complete a Headstart programme.

Candidates can also choose to approach the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) to undertake the Accreditation of the Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) assessment

Graduation Requirements
You have the flexibility to choose the optimum number of credits to enrol each semester to suit your personal, work and study commitments. A student must complete 124 credit hours and obtain a minimum CGPA of 2.0 to be eligible for graduation.

Support Services
Learning resources include a variety of specially designed open learning study material in both print and audio-visual formats, as well as access to online interactive and web-based communications. Libraries and other administrative support are also available at the Regional or Learning Centres.

Duration: 2 – 5 years

Intake:

July 2017 Intake: 10 July 2017
September 2017 Intake: 25 September 2017

Study Mode: Part Time

For further information and application, please contact:
School of Engineering Team at 604 - 643 7909 ext. 515/594
Email: soe_admin@psdc.org.my