Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering with Honours
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|Exam Body||APU Malaysia Degree|
|Course Duration||4 years (8 Semesters)|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees (International Student)||RM 117,900 (USD 29,490)|
|Faculty||School of Engineering|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Engineering & Engineering Trades|
This programme is specifically designed to provide students with:
This programme is accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
Programme Educational Objectives:
Graduates of APU Bachelor of Engineering in their respective programs are expected within five years of graduation to attain the following programme educational objectives:
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:
The students, upon completion of their study, should attain the following outcomes:
Mechatronic Engineering vs Mechanical Engineering:
DEGREE LEVEL 1
Students will understand the basic principles of engineering in the areas of Circuit Analysis, Engineering Materials, Instrumentation & Measurement and Engineering Design. Other modules aim to provide the basic academic skills required to meet the demands of employers, as well as thorough grounding in principles of IT and management. Important and relevant skills for managing activities and for their own independent learning are also introduced.
DEGREE LEVEL 2
Here, students start specialising in modules that develop the necessary underlying knowledge and skills in Mechatronic Engineering with modules such as Analogue Electronics, Digital Electronics, Introduction to Electrical Systems, Electromagnetic Field Theory, Engineering Software & Applications, Signals and Linear Systems,Strength of Materials, Robotics Technology and Sensor & Actuators. Engineering Mathematics is provided for the better understanding of the engineering modules.
DEGREE LEVEL 3
Specialised knowledge and skills in the areas of Control Engineering, Communication Engineering Principles, Numerical Methods & Statistics, Microprocessor Systems & Embedded Software, Machine Design, Fluid Mechanics, PLC & Pneumatic System and Machine Vision & Intelligence are the critical focus of this level. This is a further development of the ability to apply relevant engineering skills with strong critical thinking and analysis. Independent learning continues in all modules.
Elective Modules (choose 1)
INTERNSHIP (16 weeks)
Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 16 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.
DEGREE LEVEL 4
The final year Engineering modules provide the necessary industry application and technological skills which become very useful for employment upon graduation. Students’ personal and professional development, technical capability and understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas will be enhanced. Students will deliver several Engineering Projects where they will demonstrate higher level critical thinking, analysis and solutions development skills which will enhance their employability.
Elective Modules (choose 1)
MQA Compulsory Subjects *
(*All students are required to successfully complete these modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency)
Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree
Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree
Please note that under Ministry of Education regulations, only students who have achieved the minimum requirement in the English Language proficiency assessment as indicated above will be allowed to continue their studies in the main study programme. Students who do not have the required English Language achievement may apply for a student visa on conditional basis and are allowed to enrol in an English Language Certification programme at APU upon arrival in Malaysia and, subsequently, appear for the IELTS / TOEFL / PTE / MUET assessment.
Students who are unable to obtain the required level of English Competency during the maximum 12 months’ period, will not be allowed to pursue their studies in the main programme and will have to return to their home country.
Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (IGCSE, A-Levels, IB, American High School Diploma etc) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.
Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
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. All International Students need to go through EMGS Medical Screening, if the student is found to be colour blind; the Medical Screening maybe failed.
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).
02 Jun 2020 / 22 Sep 2020 / 10 Nov 2020
The Mechatronic Engineering course provides the technical and creative know-how needed to achieve the best possible engineering career path. Graduates are also sought after for management positions because of their broad skill base and knowledge of state-of-the-art technology. Careers span the range of fields which are normally covered by mechanical, electrical and computer engineering. Roles include designing consumer machines, industrial machines, robotics and automation for advanced manufacturing, robot control systems or aviation electronics, software and hardware development for real-time computer control systems among others.
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.