KPT/JPS (R/521/6/0070) (A8646) 05/18
This bachelor degree programme is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of fundamental theories and concepts in mechanical engineering, primarily the scientific knowledge to solve challenges and design systems in automotive, power generation, aerospace and manufacturing industries, to elevate our quality of life.

Through this programme, students will able to construct and evaluate alternative design concepts, undertake detailed engineering analysis and mechanical design as well as manufacture prototypes and evaluate its performance.

Engineering students will be instilled with technical proficiency and industry knowledge, as well as the ability to apply theories into practical and feasible innovations, in a multidisciplinary environment.


Focus on Core Expertise
  • In-depth knowledge and skills on designing and analysing mechanical components, machines and systems via modules such as Theory of Machines & Mechanisms, Design of Engineering Components & Systems, and Computer Aided Engineering & Geometric Modeling.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding regarding heat, energy and fluid flow via modules such as Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer, Engineering Fluid Mechanics and Internal Combustion Engines & Emission.
  • Acquire knowledge of manufacturing processes and production technologies as well as operating and managing complex production systems via modules such as Manufacturing Engineering and Automatic Control & Instrumentation.

Multidisciplinary Exposure
  • Exposure to electrical and electronic engineering modules for a better understanding of the design and application of electrical and electronic circuitry in systems.
  • Cultivate business-minded engineers through exposure to business management modules such as Business Skills for Engineers and Managing Projects for Success.

Engineered for the Real World
  • Ability to develop and improve solutions catered to consumers’ needs through various engineering design modules.
  • Ability to apply the CDIOTM Framework to engineering processes and systems, taking into consideration functionality, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability aspects.

Dynamic Internship Programme
  • 12-week industrial training to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Achieve a high level of technical expertise and excel in positions in mechanical engineering practice, research or other fields they choose to pursue.

Conceive, design, implement and operate mechanical engineering systems, processes and products that consider functionality, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability using sound principles.

Assume and aspire to leadership positions at both multinational companies and enterprises.

Pursue lifelong learning, such as graduate studies and other continual professional development activities.

Programme Outcomes (POs)
PO 1
Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering practices, innovation techniques, entrepreneurship and human factors to provide value-adding solutions to complex Mechanical Engineering challenges.

PO 2
Identify, formulate, analyse and document complex engineering challenges to arrive at viable solutions and substantiated conclusions.

PO 3
Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate solutions for complex engineering challenges that meet specified requirements with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, environmental and economical considerations.

PO 4
Conduct research and investigation into complex challenges using methods which include experiment design, analysis of data and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.

PO 5
Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities, with an awareness of the accompanying assumptions and limitations.

PO 6
Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal, economical and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.

PO 7
Explain the global impact of professional engineering solutions in societal, economical and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PO 8
Apply professional and ethical responsibilities of engineering practice.

PO 9
Effectively communicate complex engineering activities, both orally and in a written form, in both technical & non-technical contexts.

PO 10
Function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary settings with the capacity to be a leader.

PO 11
Recognise the importance of lifelong learning and engaging in continuous professional development activities in accordance with technological change.

PO 12
Effectively manage projects in multidisciplinary environments and apply project management tools and techniques to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team to satisfy stakeholders requirements.

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Career Options
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Aircraft Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechatronic and Robotic Engineer
  • Medical Engineer
  • Product Development Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
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