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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Marine Engineering
Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan (Kejuruteraan Marin)

There are about 22,000 engineering professionals and semi-professional currently employed in marine and other related industries in Malaysia. This figure allows for a pessimistic growth of 8% to 10% inclusive of vacancies created due to workforce retirement and migration to other industries in every five years. A total of more than 2,000 professionals and semi-professionals are to be produced to meet the demand of the marine and the related industries in Malaysia. However the actual demand in the five year period is expected to be much more taking into account those intending to become individual technical entrepreneurs seeking employment overseas.

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To produce semi-professionals, competent in the field of marine engineering technology to meet the current and future demand of the marine and its related industries in Malaysia as well as abroad.
  • To train and develop technical entrepreneurs in the various sectors of the marine industry.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

UniKL graduates who are:

  • PEO 1
    knowledgeable, competent, and innovative, which will contribute towards the human capital in the marine related industry;
  • PEO 2
    effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry;
  • PEO 3
    committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement;
  • PEO 4
    practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility; and
  • PEO 5
    capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Marine Engineering will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to wide practical procedures and practices.
  • PLO 2
    Analyze well-defined engineering problems.
  • PLO 3
    Formulate solutions for well-defined technical problems.
  • PLO 4
    Conduct investigations of well-defined problems.
  • PLO 5
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering tools to well-defined engineering activities, with an awareness of the limitations.
  • PLO 6
    Function effectively in a diverse technical team.
  • PLO 7
    Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities.
  • PLO 9
    Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practices.
  • PLO 10
    Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development.
  • PLO 11
    Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices, and entrepreneurship.
  • PLO 12
    Recognize the need for, professional development and to engage in independent and life-long learning.
  • PLO 13
    Assist in the formulation of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs
Career Information

Graduates from the Marine Engineering programme will have the opportunity to expand their career in various fields such as:

  • Marine Supervisor
  • Marine Outside Machinist
  • Dockyard Technician
  • Engineering Technician – Controls


Semester 1
  • Engineering Science
  • Technical Mathematics 1
  • Marine Engineering Drawing
  • Mandarin 1/Arabic Language 1
  • Competency English
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
  • Introduction to Marine Engineering * Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 : For International Student

Semester 2
  • Technical Mathematics 2
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Marine Electro-Technique 1
  • Fundamental Thermodynamics
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Communication English 1
  • Workshop Technology 1
  • Mandarin 2/Arabic Language 2

Semester 3
  • Naval Architecture
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Marine Electro-Technique 2
  • Maritime Communication English
  • Workshop Technology 2
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Static and Dynamics

Semester 4
  • Marine Auxiliaries
  • Marine  Propulsion Steam Turbine
  • Marine  Propulsion Diesel Engine
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia/ Religious Practices in Malaysia*
  • Ship Materials
  • International Maritime Law * Religious Practice in Malaysia : For International and Local Non-Muslim Student

Semester 5
  • Marine Automation and Control
  • Marine Engineering Practice
  • Co-Curriculum 1
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6
  • Industrial Training
  • Fees:
    Local Student
    International Student

  • Entry Requirement:
    Local Student
    • Pass in SPM or its equivalent with at least pass in English and credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in five (5) subjects;
      Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, Science / Pure Science / Technical and two (2) other subjects; OR
    • Pass in O-Level with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and Science or Technical Based Subjects.
    • * Must not color blind

    International Student

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Quick Points


Status Programme:

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP (R2/525/4/0027) 09/22 MQA A 8187

Marine Engineering

Study Level:

January & July Only

3 years

For further enquiries, please contact us at:​
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
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