Best UK Dual Award BSc (Hons) Mechatronics Engineering at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

Top Rate Bachelor of Science (Hons) Mechatronics Engineering at UOWM KDU Penang

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Mechatronics is the most wide-ranging of the engineering discipline and is applicable to industry, government, environment and society. The manufacturing industry plays a prominent role in Penang’s economy. For this industry to continue to flourish there is a need for more qualified and trained manpower to support automation to ensure the smooth running of the industry.

Mechatronics is considered ‘modern mechanical engineering ‘, that it integrates mechanical system with electrical & electronic for better feedback and control into a complete system.

In industry 4.0, machines are and robots are connected for better operations, productivity, reliability maintainability; supported by smart systems. Mechatronics is the discipline that contributes to industrial automation.

This dual award degree offers students an outstanding educational experience in which students not only receive a UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College degree but also a UK degree award from the University of Lincoln.

The accreditation of this program is done by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and not Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC). Hence the program are not recognized by Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). In order to register as Graduate Engineer with BEM, graduates have to top up their study with a master degree by instruction (master by coursework) in the relevant field from accredited universities / institutions.

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Mechatronics Engineering at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

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Ong Richard, Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at UOWM KDU Penang University College

The Mechatronics Engineering program at UOWM KDU Penang is a 3-year programme recognised and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

The accreditation of this program is done by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and not Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC). Hence the program are not recognized by Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). In order to register as Graduate Engineer with BEM, graduates have to top up their study with a master degree by instruction (master by coursework) in the relevant field from accredited universities / institutions.

Education Pathway

Engineering Labs at UOWM KDU Penang University College

Engineering Labs at UOWM KDU Penang University College

Students after SPM or IGCSE O-Levels with at least 5 credits including Maths & Physics may enter into the Foundation in Science (Engineering) for 1 year before continuing on to the 3-year Mechatronics Engineering degree.

Alternatively, students with at least 3 credits in SPM or IGCSE O-Levels including Maths and 1 Science subject may enter the Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering for 2.5 years and then upon completion enter into Year 2 of the Mechatronics Engineering degree for another 2 years.

Entry Requirements

  • UOWM KDU Penang University College offers top rate courses supported by excellent facilities

    UOWM KDU Penang University College offers top rate courses supported by excellent facilities

    STPM :

    • Single Award
      • Pass with NGMP 2.00; or Grade C in Mathematics and Physical Science subject (Physics/Chemistry)
    • Dual Award
      • Pass with min. Grade B in Mathematics and Grade C in Physical Science
  • GCE A Level :
    • Single Award
      • 2 Principal Passes inclusive of Mathematics and 1 Physical Science subject (Physics/Chemistry)
    • Dual Award
      • Pass with minimum Grade B in Mathematics and Grade C in Physical Science and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
  • UEC :
    • 5 Credits including Mathematics and 1 Science subject
  • Foundation in Science / Matriculation :
    • Single Award
      • Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00 inclusive of Mathematics and Science subject
    • Dual Award
      • Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
  • Australian Matriculation / Foundation :
    • ATAR score of 70
  • Diploma :
    • Single Award
      • Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00
    • Dual Award
      • Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.50 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
  • Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent may be admitted subject to rigorous internal assessment process

English Requirement

  • Single Award
    MUET Band 2; or Band 5.0 in IELTS
  • Dual Award
    MUET Band 4; or Band 6.0 in IELTS (with no component below 5.5)

Subjects for Mechatronics Engineering at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang

Year 1

Engineering lab at UOWM KDU Penang University College

Engineering lab at UOWM KDU Penang University College

  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Engineering Statics and Dynamics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Introduction to Inventive Problem Solving in Engineering
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Engineering Skills in Experimentation and Presentation
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Electric Power and Machines
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Computer Programming
  • Workshop Technology I

Year 2

Excellent facilities and industry relevant software will equip UOWM KDU Penang University College engineering graduates for a successful career

Excellent facilities and industry relevant software will equip UOWM KDU Penang University College engineering graduates for a successful career

  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Strength of Materials
  • Operational Management and Engineering
  • Economics
    Engineers in Society
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Thermo-Fluids Science
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Numerical Methods
  • Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Analogue Electronics

Year 3

UOWM KDU Penang University College provides a conducive study environment for students to excel

UOWM KDU Penang University College provides a conducive study environment for students to excel

  • Final Year Project 1
  • Project Management
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Signal Processing and System Identification
  • Heat, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Individual Engineering Project 2
  • State-Space Control
  • Industrial Automation
  • Energy System and Conversion
  • Elective (1 subject)

Electives

  • Mechanical Design and Analysis
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Advanced Manufacturing System
  • Dynamics of Machines

Study Engineering at UOWM KDU Penang

VLSI Labs for the engineering students at UOWM KDU Penang University College

VLSI Labs for the engineering students at UOWM KDU Penang University College

Engineering may not be the easiest areas of study, but it is the subject areas that continue to be in demand, and the graduates are also more likely to find employment quickly and work their way up the career ladder with an engineering degree under their belt. As Malaysia strives towards a developed nation status, engineers have a key-role to play in enhancing the quality of life through the advancement of science and technology. With such a pivotal role to play, qualified and skilled engineers are in escalating demand and will remain to be throughout the world.

Studying engineering also brings prestige, wide variety of career progression opportunities, having the chance to improve the world, worldwide travel and employment opportunities, as well as career satisfaction. More importantly, it sets one up for professional success. Engineers can be Entrepreneurs; we call them “Technopreneur”.

EXPERT EDUCATORS

With more than 30% academicians with PhD and industry specialists from leading global corporations, we provide access to real-world technology innovations and industry insights.

INDUSTRY-CERTIFIED GRADUATES

UOW Malaysia KDU delivers industry-certified graduates with professional certifications (e.g. MyTRIZ, Labview, SolidWorks, Mentor Graphics), experienced in handling and solving industrial related problems. This ensures a seamless transition to employment upon graduation.

WORLD CLASS PARTNER

UOWM KDU Penang partnered with a leading UK university to give you access to a world class education in Malaysia. Northumbria University is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment.