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Diploma In Maritime Management

Diploma Pengurusan Maritim

The Diploma in Maritime Management (DMM) is a specialised programme designed to equip students with the knowledge in maritime operations and management, marine technology and logistics. This programme will offer courses that can be grouped into 3 areas namely maritime operations, business management as well as freight logistics. The introduction of this programme is expected to fulfill the needs of the workforce currently employed and aspiring to join the maritime industry. This programme is also expected to support Malaysia Shipping Masterplan 2017-2022 that emphasizes on the needs to develop local maritime experts and services to support Malaysian shipping.

This programme is suitable for school leavers who aspire to seek employment in the maritime sector such as government maritime agencies, shipbuilding and ship repair companies, maritime transport, seaport, logistics companies, offshore support, marine insurance and other maritime ancillary services. The preparation of the curriculum, identification of the required facilities, human capital and budget estimation have been carried out and the summaries are presented in this paper. The courses offered in the Diploma in Maritime Management will be divided into university compulsory courses and core courses.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After 5 years from the completion of the programme, graduates should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • PEO 1
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent, and innovative human capital in maritime operations and related industry.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who have effective leadership with teamwork skills, as well as verbal, non-verbal interpersonal communication skills in to support their role in industry.
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    UniKL graduate who are practices professionalism with ethics and social responsibility; and
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduate who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • PLO 1
    Demonstrate the understanding and apply knowledge of fundamental maritime operations, management and ocean science.
  • PLO 2
    Solve problems in maritime operations through the integration of knowledge of mathematics, ocean science, marine technology, cargo handling, information and communication technology (ICT) and management science.
  • PLO 3
    Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of maritime industry in management, business practices, and entrepreneurial competencies in addressing business issues.
  • PLO 4
    Demonstrate teamwork, interpersonal, effective communication and social skills.
  • PLO 5
    Display professional and ethical business conduct in maritime operations and management.
  • PLO 6
    Recognize and utilize the skills and principles of lifelong learning in their academic and career development.

This programme that prepares students with relevant competencies in the field of maritime operations. Graduates will be able to acquire opportunity for a position of skills worker or junior executive in maritime transport and freight logistics companies apart from assuming roles in the public sectors. This programme also provides students with the knowledge of interpersonal communication, creative thinking, general management and maritime and port operations activities. At the end of the programme, students will undergo an internship up to 24 weeks (6 months). During this period, students will obtain hands-on experience by working in the maritime sector.

Semester 1
  • Competency English
  • Occupational Safety and Health in Industries and Shipyard Operations
  • Pengajian Malaysia II
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi I
  • Introduction to Maritime Operations
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Ship Technology
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Basic Oceanography

Semester 2
  • Amalan Islam Di Malaysia
  • Religious Practices in Malaysia
  • Foreign Language I
  • Communication English I
  • Co-curriculum I
  • Business Mathematics
  • Transport Economics
  • Coastal Navigation and Chartwork
  • Principles of Shipping

Semester 3
  • Foreign Language II
  • Communication English II
  • IoT Data Analytics
  • Fundamental Logistics
  • Maritime Regulations
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Religious Practices in Malaysia*
  • Fundamental of Seaport Management
  • Cargo Handling

Semester 4
  • Final Year Project
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Warehouse Management
  • Shipyard and Project Planning
  • Collision Regulations
  • Freight Forwarding

Semester 5
  • Industrial Training

    • Fees:
      Local Student
      International Student

    • Entry Requirement:
      Local Student
      • A pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with Credit in at least 3 subjects or any equivalent qualification; OR
      • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or any equivalent qualification; OR
      • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul; OR
      • A pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field, and a pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 Credit in any subject; OR
      • Any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3,MQF); OR
      • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia

      International Student

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Status Programme:

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP (N/345/4/1179) 04/28, MQA/PA 14522

Marine Engineering

Study Level:

January & July Only

2 years & 6 months

For further enquiries, please contact us at:​
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 3, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 – 2175 4422 / 4031 / 5408
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