The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is a 2 ½ year diploma and provides an opportunity for students to learn theoretical and practical skills to work in the mechanical and manufacturing industries. Mechanical engineering skills are highly needed as there is a shortage of technicians everywhere.

Mechanical engineering is a diverse and challenging field where students will use practical skills combined with innovative thinking to design and build mechanical devices, systems and machines.

Programme Structure

Y1S1 Mathematics 1 DSM 1013
Chemistry DSM 1023
Physics DSM 1033
Communicative English DEL 1013
Engineering Drawing DME 1012
Science Laboratory DSM 1052
Y1S2 Mathematics 2 DSM 1043
Statics DME 1023
Computer Programming DME 1033
Material Science DME 1043
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1/ Pengajian Malaysia 2 MPU 2163/MPU 2133
Y1S3 Mechanical Technology Lab 1 DME 1062
Creative and Critical Thinking MPU 2222
Time Management MPU 2312
Y2S4 Mathematics 3 DSM 2013
Solid Mechanics DME 2013
Thermodynamics 1 DME 2023
Dynamics DME 2033
Computer Aided Design DME 2042
Mechanical Technology Lab 2 DME 2052
Co-curricular Project MPU 2412
5 Fluids Mechanics DME 2063
Thermodynamics 2 DME 2073
Mechanical Design 1 DME 2083
Manufacturing Technology DME 2093
Mechanical Technology Laboratory 3 DME 2102
Y2S6 Industrial Training DCE 2114
Y3S7 Mechanical Design 2 DME 3013
Mechanics of Machines DME 3023
Mechanical Technology Laboratory 4 DME 3032
Final Year Project DME 3043
Elective 1 DME ****
Elective 2 DME ****
Electives Management for Engineers DME 3103
Engineering Health & Safety DME 3113
Electrical & Electronic Technology DME 3123

Programme Educational Objective (PEO)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO 1 To enable graduates to apply their knowledge and skills related to Mechanical Engineering discipline and able to solve problems logically.
PEO 2 To produce graduates who are semi-professionals and able to plan, analyse, design and supervise mechanical engineering projects.
PEO 3 To produce graduates who are able to respond and readily adapt to emerging technologies and contemporary issues.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Upon completion of the programme, the students will be able to :
PLO 1 Knowledge: Apply knowledge of applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation as specified in DK1 to DK4 respectively to wide practical procedures and practices;
PLO 2 Problem Analysis: Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity;
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;
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 engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations;
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 engineering problems;
PLO 7 Environment and Sustainability: Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts;
PLO 8 Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice;
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 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 engineering management principles 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;

Entry Requirement

  • SPM
    Pass with min. three (3) Credits including Mathematics, one (1) relevant Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
  • UEC
    Pass with min. grade B in three (3) subjects including Mathematics, one (1) relevant Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
  • O-Level
    Pass with min. grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics, one (1) relevant Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
  • SKMV
    Pass with CGPA 2.0 and one (1) year related working experience or one (1) semester bridging programme
    Pass Certificate in Engineering with CGPA 2.0
    Recognised Malaysian qualifications or their equivalent
    IELTS: 5.0
    TOEFL: 500

Career Opportunities

  • Technical Assistant

  • Assistant Engineer

  • Assistant Resident Engineer

  • Assistant Project Manager

  • QA/QC Engineer

  • Contract Executive


Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is awarded by MAHSA University, a recognized university in the region.
High Quality
The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is benchmarked to the quality standards and approved by the Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia (EAC) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). The teaching staff in the faculty comprises of professors and lecturers with vast experience from the different fields of specializations. The faculty also employs Professional Engineers who have wide industry experience to be part of the academic team.
Affordable Fees
The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is very affordable and there are education loans available for students who wish to further seek out additional financial assistance.
The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is approved by the Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia (EAC) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).