Award-Winning Faculty of Engineering & Technology at Multimedia University (MMU) Melaka is Ranked Top in Malaysia for Mechanical & Electronics Engineering
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Multimedia University (MMU) is the first private university in Malaysia and is ranked top in the world having won many awards and accolades. The engineering programmes in MMU are accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and the Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) as well as recognised by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
Hence, MMU’s engineering graduates can readily seek employment or be admitted into top international universities for postgraduate studies. More than 40% of MMU’s engineering graduates secure jobs before completion of studies while more than 96% of them secure jobs within 6 months after graduation.
Students in Malaysia wanting to study at a top ranked university locally and globally can go for then engineering foundation, diploma & degree courses at Multimedia University (MMU) in Melaka. Students can choose from Mechanical Engineering or Electronics Engineering majoring in Robotics & Automation or Telecommunications. Having won hundreds of awards, Multimedia University (MMU) Melaka offers the best courses in Mechanical and Electronics Engineering in Malaysia. All of the engineering degree programmes at Multimedia University (MMU) Melaka are accredited by the Board of Engineering Malaysia (BEM) and MQA.
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Best Engineering Courses at Multimedia University (MMU) Melaka Campus
In 2009, MMU was ranked at 171 by THES-QS in the Asian University Rankings, the first private university in Malaysia to achieve such a feat.
The 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject again listed Multimedia University (MMU) as the No. 1 private university in Malaysia for “Electrical & Electronics Engineering”.
Since 2015, MMU has been placed in the top 151-200 universities worldwide by QS World University Rankings by subject Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
In the Malaysia Open VEX Championship 2017 (MOVC2017), Multimedia University (MMU) Melaka team swept the Excellence Award and will be representing Malaysia in the Grand Finale VEX Worlds 2017 at Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Furthermore, MMU lecturer from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET ) Melaka, Dr. Ervina Efzan Mhd Noor, won a gold medal at The 8th EUROPEAN Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation (EUROINVENT 2016 ). These are among the hundreds of awards & achievements of the engineering students and staff at Multimedia University (MMU) showing that MMU is the best private university in Malaysia for engineering.
For a comprehensive list of awards and achievements for the engineering faculty, please click here.
Programmes Offered at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (Melaka)
- Foundation in Engineering
- Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Robotics and Automation
- Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Mechanical
- Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics Majoring in Telecommunications
Multimedia University (MMU) Engineering Degrees are Accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia and MQA
MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency), Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), and Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). MQA and BEM are government bodies and IEM is a professional body.
In October 2000, MQA, BEM, and IEM form the Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) as a one-stop centre for Engineering degree accreditation in Malaysia. All Courses conducted in MMU have been approved by EAC and LAN.
In each country, there is a professional engineering body that decides whether it wants to accept foreign engineers or not. Examples of the professional bodies are, in
|Malaysia||The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM),|
|USA||Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)|
|Canada||Canadian Council of Professional Engineers (CCPE)|
|South Africa||Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)|
|UK||Engineering Council of the United Kingdom (EC)|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)|
|Australia||Institution of Engineers, Australia (IEAust)|
|New Zealand:||Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ)|
|Ireland:||Institution of Engineers of Ireland (IEI)|
The Malaysian Engineering Accreditation Council has recently been accepted as a probationary signatory of the Washington Accord, which is a forum where signatory members recognize each other’s engineers to realize the global mobility of engineers. So far USA, UK, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, and Ireland are signatories in the Washington Accord, while Germany, Malaysia, Japan, and Singapore are probationary signatories.
Qualified and Experienced Lecturers
The Faculty of Engineering & Technology teaching staff at Multimedia University (MMU) Melaka possess at least a Master for lecturers, at least 2nd Class Upper Bachelor degree for tutors in MMU. About 80% Multimedia University (MMU) engineering tutors has 1st class and 35% lecturers with PhD.
Top Notch Engineering Facilities
Multimedia University (MMU) has some of the best teaching labs among private universities in Malaysia. Students have the opportunity to experience for themselves the various principles of engineering in action through the numerous hands-on experiments.
There are also various activities conducted in collaboration with the industry that expose students to real world challenges that require innovative engineering solutions. MMU’s strong partnerships with global industry players that include Fortune 500 companies have led to the establishment of state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities such as Intel Advanced Architecture Lab, Panasonic Computing Lab, Huawei Digital Lifestyle and Innovation Centre and Motorola Wireless Broadband Technology Lab.
Active Engineering Student Body
Multimedia University (MMU) has a vibrant Student engineering society and professional engineering student chapters such as The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) as well as ‘Multimedia University Engineering Society
Overseas Research Programme'(MESCORP) for students to grow in leadership and soft-skills, as MMU recognises the growing importance of these human aspects of what engineers do.
In line with the Multimedia University (MMU)’s vision to be a leading engineering faculty in Malaysia for creation, preservation and dissemination of knowledge, MMU lecturers/professors/researchers at Faculty of Engineering has never failed to actively engage themselves in the forefront R&D activities for the creation of new knowledge and technology where scientific findings are presented and published in various reputable international conferences, and prestigious journals of international standing.
MMU also enjoys great support and close research collaborations with some top names in the industries in Malaysia such as Intel, NTT, Nokia, National Semiconductor, Motorola, Matsushita, Ericsson, Agilent , coupled with the constant arrangement of invited lecture series that brings renowned engineers and scholars to MMU from across the world, has helped MMU to ensure the multi-skilled engineering graduates they produce stay relevant to the fast changing industry trends and needs.
Multimedia University (MMU) Engineering Facilities & Labs at the Faculty of Engineering & Technology Melaka Campus
There are currently 29 laboratories (headed by Laboratory Management Committee) in Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET). These laboratories support the teaching of Foundation in Engineering and 6 degree programmes offered at FET, namely Embedded System Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Management Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering majoring in Telecommunications, Electronics Engineering majoring in Robotics And Automation and Electronics Engineering majoring in Bio-Instrumentation.
These laboratories also support the research activities by the staff.
The list of laboratories are as follows:
- Computer and Design Laboratory
- Computer Laboratory 1
- Computer Laboratory 2
- Bio-Instrumentation Laboratory
- Thermodynamics Laboratory
- Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
- CAM Laboratory
- Mechanical Workshop
- Material Laboratory
- Applied Mechanics Laboratory
- Automation Laboratory
- Energy System Laboratory
- Computer Based Training Laboratory
- Microprocessor Laboratory
- Robotics Laboratory
- Electronics Laboratory
- Project Laboratory
- PCB Laboratory
- Applied Electromagnetic Laboratory
- Telecommunications Laboratory
- Einstein Lab
- Newton Lab
- Centre for Remote Sensing & Surveillance Technologies
- Centre for Advanced Materials & Green Technology
- Centre for Robotics & Automation
- Solid State Electronics Research Lab
- Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology Research Lab
- Communication Systems & Algorithms Lab
- Digital VLSI Design Lab
- Robotics Workshop
- Graduate Office
Entry Requirements for the Engineering Programmes at Multimedia University (MMU) Cyberjaya and Melaka
Foundation in Engineering Entry Requirements
- Pass SPM / O Level or its equivalent with minimum of grade C in at least five (5) subjects, inclusive of English, Mathematics and one Engineering-related subject.
- Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least four (4) subjects inclusive of Mathematics, English and one Engineering-related subject.
- Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government
Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering & Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering Entry Requirements
- Pass SPM/O-level or its equivalent with minimum of grade C in at least four (4) subjects, inclusive of Mathematics and one Science / Engineering subject and a pass in English
- Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics, and one Science subject
- Pass certificate in a related field from a recognised institution.
Engineering Degree Entry Requirements
- Pass Foundation / Matriculation in related field from a recognised institution
- Pass STPM / A Level or its equivalent with 3 principals inclusive of Mathematics and Physics
- Pass Diploma in related field from a recognised institution
- Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Physics