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Bachelor of Science (Science Material and Technology) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration7 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyManufacturing & Processing
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

Materials Technology has great impact in our every day lives and can be seen as the pillars of K-economic growth and advancement in S & T for the nation. This is a multidisciplinary programme which covers the fundamentals of sciences, structures and properties of various materials namely metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics and composites and also technological courses such as spectroscopic characterisation of materials, physical testing of materials, non-destructive testing of materials, processing and fabrication of materials. Before graduation, students will be exposed to an industrial working environment through attachment to an industry for a short period. The final year project will allow students not only to gain knowledge and skills in a special area of research such as nanotechnology, advanced materials, materials synthesis, materials testing and materials fabrication but also the knowledge of writing reports and skills of communication.

Entry Requirements

SPM+STPM+MUET or its equiv.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this 3-year course will find employment in various industries such as electronic, polymer, metals, ceramics and chemical industries, government and semi-government organisations as Quality Research and Development Manager, Control or Assurance Executive, Marketing Executive, Production Manager, Processing Manager, Materials Design Characterisation Testing and Fabrication Executive, Technical Sales Executive, and Technical Servicing Executive. They can work as science officers in R & D sections of industries or research institutions. They may alternatively start their own career as techno-preneurs.

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates may further their studies at universities locally or overseas in the fields of advanced materials, nanotechnology, photonics, diagnostic devices, materials testing and fabrication for certain purposes.

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

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