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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Quality Engineering

Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan dalam Kejuruteraan Kualiti

Quality Engineering Technology (QET) is defined as the branch of application engineering which deals with the principles and practices of product and service quality assurance and quality control. It is the application of statistical, mathematical and management methods, to improve the quality and reliability of industrial products, services, systems and processes.

Competitive pressure and customer demands have made quality an important issue for all providers of consumer and industrial products and services. Dr. Joseph Juran defines the efforts related to quality as the entire collection of activities through which we achieve fitness-for-use. QET encompasses the full range of these activities, including the planning, organizing, managing and measuring of product and services quality.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

UniKL graduates who are :

  • PEO 1
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative, who will contribute towards the human capital in Quality Engineering Technology.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who are well trained in the professional skills to support their role in Quality Engineering field such as effective leadership, teamwork skills and interpersonal communication skills.
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement in the Quality Engineering field.
  • PEO 4
    UniKL Quality Engineering graduates who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities in Quality Engineering and related field.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Student will be able to :

  • PLO 1 Knowledge:
    Apply knowledge of applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and Quality Engineering specialisation to wide practical procedures and practices (DK1 to DK4)
  • PLO 2 Problem Analysis:
    Identify and analyse well-defined Quality Engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity (DK1 to DK4)
  • PLO 3 Design / Development of Solutions:
    Design solutions for well defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations (DK5)
  • PLO 4 Investigation:
    Conduct investigations of well-defined problems; locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements
  • PLO 5 Modern Tool Usage:
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to well-defined Quality Engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations (DK6)
  • PLO 6 The Engineer and Society:
    Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined Quality Engineering problems (DK7)
  • PLO 7 Environment and Sustainability:
    Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined Quality Engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts (DK7)
  • PLO 8 Ethics:
    Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice (DK7)
  • PLO 9 Individual and Team Work:
    Function effectively as an individual, and as a member in diverse technical teams
  • PLO 10 Communications:
    Communicate effectively on well-defined engineering activities with the Quality Engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions
  • PLO 11 Project Management and Finance:
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Quality Engineering management principles, business practices, and technopreneurial competencies and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments
  • PLO 12 Life Long Learning:
    Recognise the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent updating in the context of specialised technical knowledge
Career Information

A career in DIPLOMA of quality engineering offers many different paths in a variety of settings such as:

  • Quality Assurance Executives
  • Service Quality Executives
  • Quality Assistant Engineers/ Executives
  • Safety Officers
  • Health and Safety Executives
  • Process/System Executives
  • Internal / External Auditors
  • Quality System Executives
  • Management Quality Consultants
  • Compliant Officers/ Technicians

The graduates from QE Program qualify to continue their study for higher level in Quality related field at any Universities in the world.

Semester 1
  • Introduction to Entreprenurship
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2(L)/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1(I)
  • Competency English
  • Technical Mathematics 1
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Fundamentals of Quality

Semester 2
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication English 1
  • Technical Mathematics 2
  • Technical Drawing
  • Essentials of Industrial Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Science
  • Basic Materials Science

Semester 3
  • Foreign Language 1
  • Communication English 2
  • Statistics
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia(LM)/
  • Religious Practices in Malaysia LnM) & (I)/
  • Culture & Lifestyle in Malaysia 1
  • Quality Tools
  • Metrology 1

Semester 4
  • Principles of Manufacturing Process
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Quality System
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering
  • Foreign Language 2
  • Metrology 2
  • Fundamentals of Destructive and Nondestructive Testing
  • Co-Curriculum

Semester 5
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Innovative and Creative Circles(ICC)
  • Introduction to Quality and Reliability Maintenance
  • Total Quality Management for Technologist
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6
  • Industrial Training

Additional Module
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)

  • Career Guidance 1
  • Community Service 1
  • Culture 1
  • Rakan Masjid 1
  • Siswa-siswi Bomba & Penyelamat 1
  • KOR Siswa-siswi Pertahanan Awam 1
  • Sports Management 1
  • Personal Financial Management 1
  • Askar Wataniah 1
  • Integrity & Anti- Rasuah 1
  • Huffaz Professional 1

Centralised Foreign Language Courses:
  • Arabic 1
  • Arabic 2
  • French 1
  • French 2
  • Korean Language 1
  • Korean Language 2
  • Mandarin 1
  • Mandarin 2
  • Spanish 1
  • Spanish 2
  • Italian 1
  • Italian 2
  • Fees:
    Local Student
    International Student

  • Entry Requirement:

    Local Student

    • Pass in SPM or its equivalent with at least credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in Mathematics and Natural Sciences or Technical Based Subjects; OR
    • Pass in O-Level with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and science or technical based subjects; OR
    • Accredited Certificate in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Technical or Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 3 with PT3; or its equivalent; OR
    • Recognized related Technical/Vocational/Skills qualifications AND an adequate and relevant bridging programme; OR
    • Pass Technical/Vocational/Skills qualifications and recognized and approve by UniKL Senate
    • Pass in Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) qualification been recognized by government of Malaysia and according to approval by UniKL Senate. SVM is recognized as equivalent to 3 credits SPM for candidates who obtain;
    • Academic CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.00;
    • Vocational CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.67 and competent in all vocational modules;
    • Credit in Bahasa Melayu with SVM Code 1104;
    • Pass in Sejarah for graduate cohort 2013-2016

    International Student

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Quick Points


Status Programme:
Full Accreditation

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(R2/520/4/0048) 06/23, MQA FA13786

Engineering and Engineering Trades (Broad Programmes)

Study Level:
Level 4 – Diploma

January & July

3 years

* Last Update 5/4/2021

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