Master of Science in Materials Engineering

 MQA Accreditation MQA/FA3025


Masters of Science in Materials Engineering is a mix-mode postgraduate academic programme which specializes on materials structures, properties, processing and characterisation techniques. The main objective for the establishment of this programme is to produce postgraduates in the field of materials engineering with specialization in materials to fulfil the need of Malaysia's modern industries such as manufacturing and production, research and development work, maintenance and disposal, education etc. The programme equips students with sufficient materials engineering knowledge and soft skills to enable them to work effectively, not only toward their degree but also to deal with problems encountered in an increasingly competitive technological world

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Programme Information

Semester Intake:
The program is available for Semester 1 (September) intake and Semester 2 (February) intake
General requirement:
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science from recognised University with related experience in related field recognised by UTHM Senate, with CPA ≥ 2.75
English requirement:
Minimum score of TOEFL 500 or score of 5.0 IELTS or at least Band 3 MUET or equivalent
Method Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
Full Time 1 year 3 years
Part Time 2 years 5 years
Local Students: RM 4550 (Full time / 1 year)
International students: RM 9830 (Full time / 1 year)
** Fees may change without prior notice. Please contact us

Curriculum Summary

Structure and courses

1st Semester (14 weeks) Credits
1 Research Methodology HW
Sustainable Manufacturing 3
Engineering Composite 3
Materials Characterisation and Testing 3
Biomaterials 3
Elective 1 3
Subtotal 15
2nd Semester (8 weeks) Credits
Dissertation I 3
Elective II 3
Subtotal 6
3rd Semester (14 weeks) Credits
Dissertation II 19
Subtotal 40


Elective I
Engineering Polymer
Engineering Ceramics
Elective II
Thin Film & Coating
Corrosion & Prevention
Porous Materials
Educational outcomes:
1. Contribute to the development of knowledge through research, consultation, writing and publication. [Knowledge & Practical Skills]
2. Successfully accomplish developmental project especially in materials engineering applications, and related fields. [Soft Skills]
3 Ability to transfer knowledge and technology to the community at large, effectively and ethically. [Soft Skills]
Learning outcomes:
1. Explain theories, concept and principles of advanced materials engineering by producing research documents. [Knowledge]
2. Integrate techniques, skills and appropriate approach for new research and applications in materials engineering field. [Technical]
3. Clearly deliver summary, knowledge and rationale to expert and non-expert, alike. [Communication]
4. Identify problems, improve and generate solutions in the field of materials engineering and its related field. [Problem Solving & Critical Thinking]
5. Work in team to efficiently resolve materials engineering issues. [Teamwork]
6. Acquire self-learning skills encompassing the capacity to undergo life-long learning. [Life-Long Learning & Information Management]
7. Responsibly perform evaluation and make decision based on current information and professional ethics. [Moral & Professional Ethics]
8. Organize and effectively lead a team to accomplish certain task. [Leadership]

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