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Diploma in Product Development Technology

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs 4 Mths
Part Time/Full TimeFull-time
Fees (International Student)36100/Cpurse
CampusKL Main Campus
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Course Description

Product Development is the process of conceptualising and designing products, either physical or digital, to provide end users with solutions that meet their needs. For the purpose of developing new product or improving an existing product, it is imperative that product development technologists identify company goals in conjunction with market opportunities, prior to applying well-defined principles and technologies in a creative way. Product development technologists also formulate manufacturing specifications and perform design analyses to ensure all products meet industry standards and guidelines for functionality. Graduates trained under product development technology programme are expected to be innovative, creative, and analytical with excellent working knowledge using 3D modelling software and other modern technology tools.

  • Fundamental Mathematics, Mathematics for Technologist
  • Measurement and Workshop Technology
  • Technical Drawing, Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
  • Computer Programming
  • Physics for Technologist
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Mechanism of Machines
  • Welding Technology
  • Electric Circuits
  • Materials Science
  • Solid Modelling and 3D Printing
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • CNC Programming and CAM
  • Project Management and Finance
  • Industrial Automation
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Product Development & Marketing
  • Design for Manufacture & Assembly
  • Quality and Safety
  • Final Year Project
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Industrial Training
  • Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU)and Co-Curricular Courses: Integrative English, Progressive English, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Public Speaking, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curiccular

             Minimum Credits: 93

Entry Requirements

1) SPM - 4 Credits in the relevant subjects

2) O Level - 4 Grade C in the relevant subjects

3) UEC - 4 Grade B in the relevant subjects

4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government Compulsory subjects:

i) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in ong Mathematics subject.

ii) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in Science/Technical/Vocational Subject

iv) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language and Bahasa Melayu/Malay Language


a) SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.

b) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.

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Career Prospects

Graduates of Diploma in Product Development Technology are Manufacturing and Industrial Technologists with broad technical and managerial background within their profession. Graduates can build their career as an assistant engineer, technical associate, or technician in the field of product research and development, product design and marketing, product testing and quality assurance, product manufacturing and production, mechanical and machineries design, as well as automation and control. They are well prepared as a technoprenuer to fulfil the country’s needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0). Graduates are also encouraged to further their study in the relevant Bachelor Degree Programme.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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