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Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #439 (QS) Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
Mechanical Engineering is the application of engineering principles to the design, development and manufacturing of mechanical devices and systems. The Mechanical Engineering programme from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS stresses on strong foundation in Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering.  
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In the first year of the Mechanical Engineering programme from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, student will be introduced to engineering fundamentals through courses such as Introduction to Material Science, Electrical Power and Machines, Manufacturing Technology I, Statics, Dynamics and Engineering Drawing.

In the second year, students' engineering knowledge are further developed with courses such as Solid Mechanics, Engineering Materials, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics. 

In the third year of study, students are exposed to courses such as Heat Transfer, Mechanical Engineering Design and Vibrations.

In the final year of study, students are required to undertake Computer Aided Engineering, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Technology II, Integrated Design Project and Final Year Project.

In addition to the above courses, students may further develop their engineering knowledge through to one of the Core Specialisations as follows:

  • Energy Systems
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials Engineering
  • Asset Integrity and Reliability

Mechanical engineers are normally employed in automotive sector; producing automobiles and its supporting industries, manufacturing industries; industrial machines and components. The job involves designing of mechanical components and devices, supervising and maintaining the production operation. Mechanical engineers are also in demand in the oil and gas sector and energy related sector.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • Engineers who are competent with the potential to become leaders of Mechanical Engineering industries.
  • Engineers who are committed to sustainable development of Mechanical Engineering industries for the betterment of the society. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    143 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ​Introduction to Oil & Gas and Sustainable Engineering ​
  • ​Engineering Mathematics 
  • ​Introduction to Material Science ​
  • Electrical Power and Machines
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Manufacturing Technology 
  • Statics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements


  • Minimum Grade: Pass with at least Principal C (or 2.00) in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
A-Level or Equivalent
  • Minimum Grade: Pass with at least Grade C in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Minimum Grade: Pass with minimum 24 Points including at least Point 4 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  • Minimum Grade: Pass Matriculation Program in relevant field from an Institution which is recognised by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00/4.00

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4992 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24938 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    4080 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20416 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 60 months.
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  • National: 94,400 RM
  • International: 115,445 RM


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