Course Information, Entry Requirements, Fees & Intake Dates for the Mechatronics Engineering Degree at Asia Pacific University (APU) that’s Accredited by Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

Study the Mechatronic Engineering Course at Top Ranked Asia Pacific University (APU) that’s accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

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Top Ranked Asia Pacific University (APU) offers the 4-year B. Eng (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering degree that’s accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). The course is conducted at its new campus at Technology Park Malaysia in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Students study in a safe environment and have access to excellent facilities. Intakes for the mechatronic engineering degree course at Asia Pacific University (APU) is in February, April and September of each year. For the exact intake dates and latest fees, please WhatsApp me. Read on below for the course details.

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Course Information for the 4-Year Mechatronic Engineering at Asia Pacific University, Malaysia

An impressive 95% of Asia Pacific University (APU)'s graduates obtain jobs before graduation.

An impressive 95% of Asia Pacific University (APU)’s graduates obtain jobs before graduation.

Engineering principles learnt at different levels are enhanced by exposure to practical sessions supported by hands-on laboratory work. This is undertaken in the fully-equipped laboratories for Analogue and Digital Electronics, Communication Engineering, Power System, Robotics, PLC Controls, Pneumatics and Automation, Mechanical Equipment, Mechanical Workshop and as well as Materials and Testing Laboratories.

In order to enable students to learn and understand the latest high-tech engineering design and simulation techniques, software such as Matlab, Labview, Multisim and Autodesk Inventor  have been installed in the Engineering Design laboratory. Students can all these facilities to complete engineering assignments and design projects.

The Final Year Project rooms allows students to focus on project development in parallel the APU Centre of Robotics Engineering allows for students to engage with advanced Robotics research work.

Asia Pacific University (APU) is a top ranked university in Malaysia with its new campus at Technology Park Malaysia. An impressive 95% of APU's graduates obtain jobs before graduation

Asia Pacific University (APU) is a top ranked university in Malaysia with its new campus at Technology Park Malaysia. An impressive 95% of APU’s graduates obtain jobs before graduation

The B. Eng (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering programme at Asia Pacific University is specifically designed to provide:

  • High-quality undergraduate engineering education by providing students with a curriculum that is firmly grounded in Mechatronic engineering fundamentals.
  • A study of basic engineering sciences and fundamentals of mechanical, electrical, electonics and computing engineering. Students will be to integrate these four diverse.
  • The technical skills to design, analyse and test “intelligent” products or processes that incorporate suitable controller, sensor and mechatronic devices for robotics and automation.

Programme Education Pathway

Mechatronic Engineering at Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Students need to have credits in Maths & Physics in SPM or O-Levels to go for the mechatronics engineering programme. Students after SPM or O-Levels with at least 5 credits may go for the 1-year Foundation in Engineering at Top Ranked Asia Pacific University.

Students with at least 3 credits in SPM or O-Levels including Maths and Science can go for the 2-year Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or Diploma in Mechatronic Engineering and then enter into Year 2 of the Mechatronic Engineering degree at Asia Pacific University (APU).

Students after the external Pre-University Programme such as A-Levels, UEC, STPM, SAM, CPU, MUFY or AUSMAT may enter directly into the Engineering Degree programme with relevant results. Foundation in Engineering or Foundation in Science programmes from premier private universities in Malaysia  are also accepted for entry at APU. The 4-year Mechatronics engineering degree at Asia Pacific University is accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

Entry Requirements for the Mechatronic Engineering Programme at Asia Pacific University (APU) Malaysia

  • Pass STPM with at least principal / full pass / grade C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics and one of the relevant Science subjects – Physics / Chemistry / Technical / Vocational; OR
  • Passed ‘A’ Levels with at least a Grade “D” in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and pass ‘O’ Levels / GCSE or equivalent with Grade C in Mathematics and one of the science subjects – Physics or Chemistry; OR
  • Pass UEC or Senior Middle Three (SM3) with Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and one of the relevant Science subjects – Physics or Chemistry and a pass in Bahasa Malaysia; OR
  • Pass the APU Foundation or equivalent; OR
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

The qualification and entry requirements for the programmes will be determined based on the “Comparison List of Equivalency of International Qualifications with SPM (O-Levels equivalent) and STPM (A-Levels equivalent)” published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Note : Candidates who wish to study Engineering Degree course must not be colour blind or physically handicapped which makes him/her unable to conduct experimental/practical work and affect the learning process leading to potential errors towards professional practice as well. This is in line with the requirements of engineering professional bodies where safe engineering practices is mandatory.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

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Ignatius, Mechatronic Engineering at Asia Pacific University

Mechatronic Engineering is concerned with the creation, design and building of intelligent machines. This new breed of engineer has to master skills in mechanical, electronic and computer engineering and work in a hybrid manner, meeting an ever-increasing need in industry where complexity of projects is rising and resources are limited. The main areas of activity are:

  • Fundamental design and build – ways of embedding intelligence and interfacing to the real world
  • Process control – plant condition monitoring and control
  • Advance robotics and intelligent Machines
  • Image Processing and collision avoidance
  • Industrial system such as CIM system, CAD/CAM system
  • Design and develop a Mechatronics system

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

Mechatronic Engineering at Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Upon completion of their study at Asia Pacific University, students should have attained the following outcomes:

  • Ability to gain and apply basic principles of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.
  • Ability to identify engineering problems and apply basic engineering principles to solve them.
  • Ability to recognize and apply suitable tools and techniques for engineering practical applications.
  • Ability to investigate complex engineering problems using research techniques.
  • Ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Ability to comprehend and demonstrate current good practices of engineering for sustainable development.
  • Ability to practice safety, health, social, cultural, legal and environmental responsibilities as an engineer.
  • Ability to execute the responsibilities of an Engineer professionally and ethically.
  • Ability to function effectively as an individual or in a team.
  • Ability to recognize the need for, and be able to engage in independent and life-long learning.
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply the knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles.

Year 1 Mechatronic Engineering Subjects at Asia Pacific University

Mechatronics Engineering Lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Mechatronics Engineering Lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

These modules provide an appropriate platform for an Engineering Professional to understand the basic principles of engineering in the areas of Circuit Analysis, Analogue and Digital Electronics, Engineering Materials, Engineering Statics & Dynamics and Engineering Design.

In addition, a thorough grounding in principles of IT and management are provided by the Programming and Management modules. Modules such as Engineering Mathematics and Introduction to Management provide the basic academic skills required to meet the demands of employers. Important and relevant skills for managing activities and for your own independent learning are also introduced.

Common Modules

  • Analysis of Circuits
  • Engineering Materials
  • Introduction to Management
  • Engineering Statics & Dynamics
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Engineering Design

Year 2 Mechatronic Engineering Subjects at Asia Pacific University

Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Here, you start specialising in modules that develop the necessary underlying knowledge and skills in Mechatronic Engineering. Further, in-depth Electronic and Mechanical skills are developed here with modules such as Electromagnetic Field Theory, Engineering Software & Applications, Analogue Electronics, Digital Electronics, Sensor & Actuators, Introduction to Power System, Signals & Linear Systems and Strength of Materials. Engineering Mathematics is provided for the better understanding of the engineering modules.

Common Modules

  • Analogue Electronics
  • Introduction to Power System
  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Electromagnetic Field Theory
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Software & Applications
  • Signals & Linear Systems

Specialised Modules

  • Strength of Material
  • Sensor & Actuators
  • Intermediate Robotics

Year 3 Mechatronic Engineering Subjects at Asia Pacific University

Mechatronic Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Mechatronic Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Specialised knowledge and skills in the areas of Machine Design, CAD/CAM, Advance Robotics, Control Engineering, Communication Engineering Principle, Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer, PLC & Pneumatic System, and Numerical Methods & Statistics, are a critical focus of this level. There is further development of the ability to apply relevant engineering skills with strong critical thinking and analysis.

Common Modules

  • Control Engineering
  • Communication Engineering Principles
  • Microprocessor Systems & Embedded Software
  • Numerical Methods & Statistics
  • Power Electronic & Drives

Specialised Modules

  • Machine Design
  • PLC & Pneumatic System
  • CAD/CAM
  • Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
  • Advance Robotics

Internship

Industry placement with a suitable organisation for a minimum period of 12 weeks, after completing Year 3 and before the commencement of Year 4.

Year 4 Mechatronic Engineering Subjects at Asia Pacific University

Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

The final year Engineering modules provide the necessary industry application technological skills which will become very useful for employment upon graduation. These modules include, Product Creation Technology, Mechatronic Design, and Fluid Mechanics.

Your personal and professional development is enhanced by the module in Engineer in Society and Engineering Project Management. You will enhance your technical capability and understand how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas. The Project Phase I (Investigation) in Mechatronic Engineering will enable students to take on R&D with commercialisation.

The Mechatronic Engineering Project Phase II (Implementation) also develops the academic and practical aspects of your chosen areas of study and reinforces your independent learning skills. This is where you will demonstrate higher level critical thinking, analysis and solutions development skills which will enhance your employability.

Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Common Modules

  • Engineering Project Management
  • Project Phase I (Investigation)
  • Project Phase II (Implementation)
  • Engineer in Society

Specialised Modules

  • Mechatronics Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Product creation and Technology

Accreditation of Asia Pacific University engineering degrees by BEM

Asia Pacific University Engineering Degrees are fully accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) which is a signatory

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to the Washington Accord.

This accreditation ensures that APU Engineering Graduates will have the following benefits in countries who are signatories of the Washington Accord: Opportunities to register as a Graduate Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) or the relevant professional bodies in other countries who are signatories under the Washington Accord.

Pathways to becoming a Professional or Chartered Engineer. Assurance that graduates are considered as having met international academic standards for engineering practice. International Recognition APU Engineering Degrees are Accredited Professionally by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and are therefore recognized internationally under the Washington Accord.

Recognition under the Washington Accord allows for APU engineering programmes to be recognized by countries such as Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States who are all signatories of the accord.

Library at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Library at Asia Pacific University (APU)

This allows APU graduates to be recognised in these countries for career opportunities towards achieving Professional/Chartered Engineer status or for further education progression. Furthermore, many countries which are not yet signatories to the Washington Accord also use this as a benchmark in recognizing Engineering Degrees.

With this achievement, recognition under the Washington Accord enables APU Engineering graduates to work in any country in the world who are also a signatory to the Accord, without the need to re-qualify. If they choose to work in Malaysia, APU graduates will have the opportunity to register as

Graduate Engineers with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), if they choose to work overseas in Washington Accord signatory countries; they can also register as Graduate Engineers.

The recognition is of utmost importance to the engineering education in Malaysia as graduates from accredited engineering degree programmes from Washington Accord signatory countries are considered as meeting the academic standard for practices in engineering at the international level.

The BEM accreditation and recognition by MQA ensures that Asia Pacific University is one of the best universities in Malaysia to study Mechatronic Engineering.

Strategic location of Asia Pacific University campus

Asia Pacific University is strategically located at Technology Park Malaysia near the Bukit Jalil LRT. The university is currently building its new campus also located in Technology Park Malaysia. Hostel Accommodation is provided off-campus with a free bus shuttle to and from the campus including the Bukit Jalil LRT. Asia Pacific University also offers scholarships to deserving students.

Asia Pacific University Engineering Degrees are fully accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) which is a signatory to the Washington Accord.

This accreditation ensures that Asia Pacific University Engineering Graduates will have the following benefits in countries who are signatories of the Washington Accord:

  • Opportunities to register as a Graduate Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) or the relevant professional bodies in other countries who are signatories under the Washington Accord.
  • Pathways to becoming a Professional or Chartered Engineer.
  • Assurance that graduates are considered as having met international academic standards for engineering practice.

International Recognition for the B. Eng (Hons) Mechatronics Engineering programme at Asia Pacific University

Students from all over the world come to study at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Students from all over the world come to study at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Asia Pacific University Engineering Degrees are Accredited Professionally by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and are therefore recognized internationally under the Washington Accord. Recognition under the Washington Accord allows for APU engineering programmes to be recognized by countries such as Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States who are all signatories of the accord.

This allows APU graduates to be recognised in these countries for career opportunities towards achieving Professional/Chartered Engineer status or for further education progression.

Furthermore, many countries which are not yet signatories to the Washington Accord also use this as a benchmark in recognizing Engineering Degrees.

With this achievement, recognition under the Washington Accord enables APU Engineering graduates to work in any country in the world who are also a signatory to the Accord, without the need to re-qualify.

If they choose to work in Malaysia, APU graduates will have the opportunity to register as Graduate Engineers with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), if they choose to work overseas in Washington Accord signatory countries; they can also register as Graduate Engineers. The recognition is of utmost importance to the engineering education in Malaysia as graduates from accredited engineering degree programmes from Washington Accord signatory countries are considered as meeting the academic standard for practices in engineering at the international level.

With a solid education and accreditation by BEM, Asia Pacific University will be one of the best universities in Malaysia to study the degree in Mechatronics Engineering.

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  1. Dear APU admission comity,

    I did my Cambridge Advanced Level examination.
    Followed the Maths stream but, passed only physics.
    Do I need to redo Maths again or is it possible to cover it from the uni?

    Thank you

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