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Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Polymer

Sarjana Muda Teknologi Kejuruteraan Kimia (Kepujian) Polimer

Many countries throughout the world have or are developing a strong manufacturing base, producing a range of products including household goods, electrical, do-it yourself, and automobile components. They are considered as the most rapidly growing sector of the materials industry consequently increasing the number of people who work in this field. Plastic and rubber, together with adhesives, resin and fibres, from a group material called polymers. Polymers have special properties which make them very useful in the modern world. The majority of polymers are derived from oil chemicals, although there are some naturally occurring polymers such as natural rubber and cellulose.

The manufacture of products from polymers requires a knowledge and understanding of a broad range of principles and technologies. For example, to make a product from plastic, one must choose which plastic to use from a very large range of plastics available, and then decide which processing method is suitable to produce the desired shaped product. Once these have been decided, it will often be necessary to design and make a mould for the products, and then ensure this mould functions effectively. This does not include the considerable expertise required to design the product in the first place to ensure maximum strength, ease of function and an aesthetic shape.

These engineers need to apply the traditional skills of chemical engineers, such as plant design, process design, thermodynamics, and transport phenomena, to the various problem involving the production and use of polymers. Many of the engineers currently working in the industry trying to solve these problems have the background in either chemical engineering or polymers. The Polymer Engineering Option in Chemical Engineering is designed to produce engineers with both sets of skills.


 

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

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Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Majors in chemical engineering will be able to:

  • (In Progress)

Career Information

The students who are interested in this programme are those who want to work in polymer-related organizations, including the largest chemical companies in the world, several of which are based in Malaysia.

Semester 1
  • Mathematics I
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Fundamental of Electric & Electronics
  • Engineering Graphic
  • Fundamental English
  • Co-curriculum I
  • Islamic/Moral Studies
  • Malaysian Studies

Semester 2
  • Mathematics II
  • Analytical & Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Process Principles
  • Principle of Programming
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Co-curriculum II
  • Professional English I
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)

Semester 3
  • Industrial Safety & Health
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Mass Transfer I
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Process Heat Transfer
  • Introduction to Polymer Science & Technology
  • Professional English II

Semester 4
  • Process Instrumentation
  • Reaction Engineering
  • Latex Technology
  • Polymer Testing and Characterization
  • Composite Technology

Semester 5
  • Plastic Processing I
  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Rubber Technology
  • Technopreneurship
  • Engineering Technologist in Society

Semester 6
  • Polymer Reaction Engineering
  • Polymer Additives and Blends
  • Final Year Project (Proposal)
  • Mandarin I
  • Polymer Rheology
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Semester 7
  • Final Year Project (Implementation)
  • Mold & Die Design
  • Plastic Processing II
  • Mandarin II
  • Innovation Management
  • Elective III

Semester 8
  • Industrial Training

Quick Points

Campus:
UniKL MICET

Status Programme:
Accredited

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP (R/524/6/0060) 02/22,  MQA A 7546

Specialisation:
Food Technology, Chemical, Bio-engineering, Polymer & Environmental

Study Level:
Bachelor Degree

Intake:
January & September Only

Duration:
4 years

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