Bachelor of Engineering (Materials), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Major technological development in materials manufacturing is now engulfing the industrial world. Advancements in light-weight metals, composites, high temperature materials, surface treatments and materials with special mechanical, electrical, optical and magnetic properties brought on a more diverse and profitable development for our nation. Not only that, the result is all around, improving our lives.

Materials engineering entails the selection, processing, understanding, development and service performance of materials. It involves the knowledge of engineering in the process and development of materials.

The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the design, development, production and application of engineering materials. This is achieved through a comprehensive study of the relationships between the structure, processing and properties of materials.

Career Opportunities

Materials Engineer at:

  • Advanced Material Processing Firms
  • Machinery & Machining Firms
  • Precision Equipment Manufacturers
  • Research & Development Divisions

Course Modules

  • Information Skills
  • Thinking and Communications Skills
  • Moral and Ethics in the Engineering Profession
  • Economics, Finance and Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Engineering Law
  • Management, Entrepreneurial and Engineering
  • Basic Engineering Calculus
  • Basic Engineering Algebra
  • Normal Differential Equations
  • Vector Analysis
  • Basic Material Science
  • Communication Skills
  • General Practical Engineering
  • Introduction to Thermodynamics
  • Computer Assisted Drawing(CAD) and Engineering Drawing
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Material Production
  • Material Thermodynamics
  • Polymer Science and Technology
  • Computer Programming
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Micro Structure and Phase Transformation
  • Polymer Engineering
  • Non-Ferrous Alloy
  • Basic Ceramics
  • Applied Engineering Mathematics
  • Materials and Electronic Devices
  • Transportation Phenomena
  • Instrumentation and Measuring Techniques
  • Shape Manipulation of Solids
  • Alloy Engineering
  • Design Against Failure
  • Computational Material Engineering
  • Capstone Project
  • Composite Materials
  • Rust Engineering
  • Ceramics Processing

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University of Malaya Contact Details

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 6842 / 5204
Fax: +6(03)7967 5317