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Master of Biomedical Engineering

Programme Overview:

The Master of Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary programme designed primarily for engineers/doctors/relevant science degree holders who wish to have advanced knowledge in the field of biomedical engineering. To graduate, students are required to complete 42 credit hours, which includes a 12 credit hour research project. The remaining 30 credit hours comprise 21 credit hours of compulsory subjects and 9 credit hours of elective subjects. This is a course work-based programme.

 
Career Opportunities:

Biomedical Engineer

Bioinstrumentation Engineer

Research Officer

Consultant

Science Officer

Marketing Executive

 
Selected List of Courses:

Compulsory:

Research Methodologies

Project Management

Research Project

Bioinstrumentation

Engineering Biomechanics and Motion Analysis

Healthcare Technology

Medical Imaging

Tissue Engineering

Electives:

Physiological Signal & Image Analysis

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Rehabilitation Engineering

Telemedicine

Safety, Standard and Ethics in Biomedical Engineering

 

 
Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

Tissue Mechanics Laboratory

Body Performance Laboratory

Clinical Engineering Laboratory

BioMEMS Engineering Laboratory

Neuroengineering Laboratory

Medical Electronics Laboratory

Motion Analysis Laboratory

Tissue Engineering Laboratory

Brace and Limb Laboratory

Biomaterials Laboratory

Artificial Organ Laboratory

Electromagnet Laboratory

 

 
Special Features (highlight affiliations or special unique tangible benefits)

Centre for Prosthetic & Orthotic Engineering (Level 1 and 2)

 

 

 

 
Contact Info

Dr. Ahmad Khairi Abdul Wahab
Head of Department

T: (603) 7967 4580 / 4581
F: (603) 7967 4579
E: khairi@um.edu.my

 

Master of Mechatronics Engineering

Programme Overview:

This program will expose students to various aspects of mechatronics engineering such as industrial electronics, digital control systems, manufacturing automation, artificial intelligence, manufacturing processes, etc. This program will provide students with in-depth knowledge in mechatronics engineering allowing them to apply the acquired knowledge in their professional life. The program aims to develop highly skilled human resources who have strong technical abilities in addition to high ethical and professional values.

 

 
Quote / Testimonial:

“I was a UM graduate from Masters of Engineering, majoring in mechatronics. Being accepted to study in UM is already a big success for me. With highly qualified and experienced academic staff, as well as established system and professional supporting staff, I really enjoyed my quality time studying there. And one thing I liked about UM is the learning atmosphere, which is very challenging and tense. As a product of UM, I believe I am now a better person.”

Ya’akob Yusof

 

 
Career Opportunities:

Good career opportunities in various multinational and government-linked companies, public and private sectors, and industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, M&E consultancy, automation, etc.

 

 
Selected List of Courses:

 Core courses:
  1. Advanced Industrial Electronics
  2. Digital Control System
  3. Manufacturing Automation and Control
  4. Advanced Artificial Intelligence
  5. Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  6. Research Methodology
  7. Project Management

Elective courses:

  1. Modern Power Electronics
  2. Computational Mathematics
  3. Ergonomics in Manufacturing
  4. Computer Aided Design
  5. Modern Electrical Machines
  6. Advanced Material Science
  7. Renewable Energy
  8. Industrial Robots

 

 
Contact Info

Ir. Dr. Chuah Joon Huang

Program Coordiantor

Master of Mechatronics Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

University of Malaya

50603 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Email: jhchuah@um.edu.my

Tel no: +603-79676863

Fax no: +603-79675316

 

 

 

 
Master of Telecommunication Engineering

Programme Overview:

This program will expose students to various aspects of telecommunications engineering such as telecommunication network, analysis and design of telecommunication network, advanced digital communication, antenna and propagation etc. This program will provide students with in-depth knowledge in telecommunication engineering allowing them to apply the acquired knowledge in their professional life. The program aims to develop highly skilled human resources who have strong technical abilities in addition to high ethical and professional values.

 

 
Quote / Testimonial:

“My experience doing Master of Telecommunications was incredible. The staff, faculty and colleagues were incredibly welcoming and the course work both engaging and thought-provoking. The major advantage of pursuing a Master of Telecommunications is flexibility of choosing the subjects which allows students to pursue a wide array of interests.”

‘Norashikin’

 

 
Career Opportunities:

Good career opportunities in various multinational and government-linked companies, public and private sectors, and industries such as Ministry of Science, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commision (MCMC), Telekom Malayisa Berhad, Celcom, Maxis etc.

 

 
Selected List of Courses:

Core courses:

  1. Telecommunications Network
  2. Analysis and Design of Telecommunications Network
  3. Digital Signal Processing for Telecommunications
  4. Antenna and Propagation
  5. Advanced Digital Communications
  6. Research Methodology
  7. Project Management

Elective courses:

  1. Laser Electronics
  2. Optical Waveguide and Integrated optics
  3. Cryptography and Network Security
  4. Integrated Circuit for Wireless Communications
  5. Electromagnetics Compatibility

 

 
Contact Info

Dr. Tarik Abd Latef

Program Coordinator
Master of Telecommunications Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Email: tariqlatef@um.edu.my
Tel no: +603-79675205
Fax no: +603-79675316

 

Master of Industrial Electronic and Control Engineering

Programme Overview:

The goal of this program is to produce knowledgeable individual with high values of ethic and professional culture in advancing the field of Industrial Electronics Engineering and Control. This program consists of 42 credits: 21 credits for core subjects, 9 credits for elective subject, and one research project with 12 credits. The graduate will be equipped with sufficient knowledges in this field to work more confidently and with high integrity. This program not only produce graduates with skills of electronic and control, but also to train them to be able to communicate more effectively and more accurate in decision making. 

 

 

 
Quote / Testimonial:

According to a survey performed in October 2014 with 25 students, the general view on this program is positive, where all students agree that the theories taught are up to current needs. 40% of the student agrees that the contents of this program match well with the basic theory of the industrial electronic and control, whereas another 60% of the students agree partially. 

 

 

 

Career Opportunities:

Possibly career opportunities in industry related to electronics and control. For example, Intel, Western Digital, General Electric, etc. 

 

 

 
Selected List of Courses:

Digital Electronics and Applications, Power Quality in Industry, Control and Automation, Modern Power Electronics, Project Management for Engineers, Microelectronics, Occupational and Industrial Health in Engineering, Ergonomics in Manufacturing, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vector Control of AC Machine, Research Methodology, Knowledge Discovery in Database, Research Project.

 

 
Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

Lecture hall, laboratories, computer rooms, study room, student meeting room.

 

 Special Features (highlight affiliations or special unique tangible benefits)

The external examiners for this program are from overseas, includes Loughborough University (UK), The University of Hong Kong (China), Concordia University (Canada), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Tohoku University (Japan). 

 

 
Contact Info

Dr.Chow Li Sze
Department of Electrical Engineering
T:03-79675248
E:lschow@um.edu.my

 

Master of Mechanical Engineering

Programme Overview:

The Master of Mechanical Engineering programme aims at working professionals and university graduates who wish to advance their knowledge and careers in Mechanical Engineering. The programme is intended to provide students with advanced knowledge in Mechanical Engineering and designed to meet the needs of industry by offering young engineers the critical skills needed to be successful in an engineering career.

The programme of Master of Mechanical Engineering is by coursework in which the total credits allocated for the research component constitute less than thirty percent (30%) of the total credits for the whole programme of study.

 
Quote / Testimonial:

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do” -Leonardo da Vinci

“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.”- Earl Shoaf

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, determines your altitude.”- Zig Ziglar

 
Career Opportunities:

  • Oil and gas
  • Energy Production
  • Mechanical systems design
  • Buildings and infrastructure
  • Automotive
  • Education

 
Selected List of Courses:

  • Applied Engineering Analysis
  • Thermal Systems
  • Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • HVAC and Building Energy Management
  • Control and Automation
  • Vibration and Noise
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Micro Fabrication
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Computer Aided Product Design and Developement
  • Failure of Materials in Service
  • Materials Selection and Design

 
Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

Mechanical Engineering Facilities and Laboratories

  • Computer Lab
  • Mechanical Workshop
  • Thermal-hydraulics Lab
  • Applied Vibration Lab
  • Renewable Energy Lab
  • Energy Efficiency Lab
  • Heat Engine Lab
  • Tribology Lab
  • Control and Intelligent Lab
  • Computational Fluid Dynamic Lab

Common facilities

  • Lecture Theaters
  • The Cubes
  • Student Corner
  • Library
  • Cafeteria

 
Special Features (highlight affiliations or special unique tangible benefits)

  • Integrate theory and new knowledge in engaging real-world applications.
  • Interactive learning environment that promotes knowledge sharing

 
Contact Info

Prof. Dr. Masjuki Hj. Hassan
Head of Department
T: (603) 7967 5204 / 5382
F: (603) 7967 5317
E: masjuki@um.edu.my

Dr. Ong Zhi Chao
Head of Programme
T: (603) 7967 5204 / 6815
F: (603) 7967 5317
E: alexongzc@um.edu.my

Master of Manufacturing Engineering

Programme Overview:

This program will expose students to various aspects of manufacturing engineering such as industrial electronics, digital control systems, manufacturing automation, artificial intelligence, manufacturing processes, etc. This program will provide students with in-depth knowledge in mechatronics engineering allowing them to apply the acquired knowledge in their professional life. The program aims to develop highly skilled human resources who have strong technical abilities in addition to high ethical and professional values.

 

 
Career Opportunities:

Good career opportunities in various multinational and government-linked companies, public and private sectors, and industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, M&E consultancy, automation, etc.

 

 
Selected List of Courses:

 Reverse Engineering and Rapid Prototyping
  1. Material Selection and Design
  2. Statistical Methods for Engineer
  3. Ergonomics in engineering and design
  4. Advance manufacturing processes
  5. Manufacturing control
  6. Research Project
  7. Computer Aided Product Design And Development
  8. Computer Integrated
  9. Artificial Intelligence In Robotics
  10. Finite Element Analysis
  11. Modeling And Simulation In Manufacturing
  12. Global Manufacturing Startegies
  13. Maintenance Engineering
  14. Industrial Robots
  15. Quality And Reliability Engineering
  16. Modern Surface Engineering
  17. Reverse Engineering And Rapid Prototyping

 
Contact Info

Prof. Dr. Masjuki Hj. Hassan

Head of Department
T: (603) 7967 5204 / 5382
F: (603) 7967 5317
E: masjuki@um.edu.my

Associate Prof Dr Siti Zawiah Md Dawal
Head of Programme
T: (603) 7967 5204 / 6815
F: (603) 7967 5251
E: sitizawiahmd@um.edu.my
Fax no: +603-79675316

 

Master of Materials Engineering

Programme Overview:

The Master of Materials Engineering programme aims at working professionals and university graduates who wish to advance their knowledge and careers in Materials Engineering related fields. The programme curriculum is intended to provide students with advanced knowledge in Materials Engineering and designed to meet the needs of industry by offering young engineers the critical skills needed to be successful in an engineering career. The specific areas covered by this programme range from metallic alloys, polymers and ceramics to composites at the macro, micro and nano scales for various industrial applications including oil and gas, semiconductor, plastics, automotive, energy and manufacturing.

 
Career Opportunities:

  • Oil and gas
  • Energy
  • Semiconductor
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Plastic Industry
  • Education and Research

 
Selected List of Courses:

  • Materials Selection and Design
  • Fabrication of Materials
  • Materials Behaviors and Properties
  • Process and Quality Control
  • Materials Characterization
  • Failure of Materials in Service
  • Advanced Polymer Materials
  • Advanced Metallic Materials
  • Corrosion Control
  • Nanotechnology
  • Advanced Composite Materials
  • Advanced Ceramic Materials
  • Advanced Electronic Materials
  • Microelectronic Packaging

 
Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

Mechanical Engineering Facilities and Laboratories

  • Fundamentals of Materials Lab
  • Advanced Materials Lab
  • Mechanics of Soft Materials Lab
  • Metallurgy Lab
  • Powder Metallurgy Lab
  • Ceramic Processing Lab
  • Composite Lab
  • Strength of Materials Lab
  • Polymer Fiber Lab
  • Corrosion Lab
  • Electronic Materials Lab

 Common facilities

  • Lecture Theaters
  • The Cubes
  • Student Corner
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
 
Special Features (highlight affiliations or special unique tangible benefits)
  • Integrate fundamentals theory and new knowledge in engaging real-world applications.
  • Interactive learning environment that promotes knowledge sharing

 Contact Info

Prof. Dr. Masjuki Hj. Hassan
Head of Department
T: (603) 7967 5204 / 5382
F: (603) 7967 5317
E: masjuki@um.edu.my

Dr. Andri Andriyana
Head of Programme
T: (603) 7967 5204 / 5254
F: (603) 7967 5317
E: andri.andriyana@um.edu.my

Master of Power Systems Engineering

Programme Overview:

This program will expose students to power system generation, transmission and distribution, sustainable energy generation and problems related in power system networks. This program will provide students with in depth knowledge on power generation, transmission and distribution engineering, including renewable energy generation and sustainability. This program aims to produce knowledgeable human resources, have values of high ethical and professional culture in developing the field of power system engineering.

 

 
Quote / Testimonial:

“This program has provided me in depth knowledge about power engineering field. I had an opportunity to work with highly trained academic staffs and in state of the art facilities.” – Siti Farisha

“I gained a lot of knowledge and experiences while undergoing this program. It has also helped me with promotion in my company.” – Chow Yuen Yang

 

 
Career Opportunities:

Potential career in various multinational and government-linked companies, public and private sectors and consultancy related to power engineering, such as Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), TNB Research, ABB, Tamco, Independent Power Producer, Leader Cable, etc.

 
Selected List of Courses:

Core courses:

  1. Modern Power System Analysis
  2. High Voltage Insulation and Testing
  3. Modern Power Electronics
  4. Modern Electrical Machines
  5. Computational Mathematics
  6. Research Methodology
  7. Project Management
  8. Research Project

Elective Courses:

  1. Power system Transients
  2. Power Quality in Industry
  3. Power System Protection
  4. Renewable energy
  5. Electromagnetic compatibility
  6. Power Distribution Engineering

 
Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

High Voltage Laboratory
Power System Laboratory
Machine Laboratory
Power Electronics Laboratory
Solar Panel laboratory
Computer Laboratory
PV Inverter Laboratory
Machine and Drive Laboratory


Contact Info 

Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias
Program Coordinator
Master of Power System Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Email: h.illias@um.edu.my
Tel no: 0379674483
Fax no: 0379675316

Master of Engineering Science

Programme Overview:

To produce graduates who are capable of conducting systematic research, conducting lifelong learning and contribute towards knowledge and wealth creation.

The programme offers useful tools and strategies for succeeding in the progressively globalised engineering marketplace as well as enabling students to experience a unique combination of technical and supervisory understanding with the relevant skills.

 

 
Career Opportunities:

- Working with industry

- Promotion

 
Selected List of Courses:

Research Methodology

 
Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

Lecture hall, laboratories, computer rooms, study room, student meeting room. 

 

Contact Info

Deputy Dean (Postgraduate Studies)
Faculty of Engineering
University of Malaya
Tel: 03-79674477/03-79674481
Email: pejtdit_fkej@um.edu.my

 

Master of Safety, Health and Environment Engineering

Programme Overview:

The Master of Safety, Health and Environment Engineering Course as offered by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, provides an advanced academic programme for candidates interested in understanding and specialising in process safety, occupational health and environmental issues.

This programme is designed for students who possess a solid background in engineering, technology, natural science and health. In addition to studying safety practices and principles, candidates learn problem-solving methods and decision-making techniques, making their skills highly viable, valuable and sought after.

 
Career Opportunities:

Our graduates will have expertise designed to improve their employability within a wide-ranging field of interest:

  • Safety Officer
  • Oil and gas
  • Energy Production
  • Mechanical systems design
  • Buildings and infrastructure
  • Automotive
  • Education

 


Selected List of Courses:

Hazard Identification
Quantitative Risk Assessment
Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation in Malaysia
Environmental Management System


Facilities (list of rooms and special facilities used):

Chemical Engineering Facilities and Laboratories

Computer Labs
Workshop
Particle Lab
Biotechnology Lab
Fluid mechanics Lab
Pilot plant
Polymer Lab
Thermodynamic lab
Analysis Lab

Common facilities

Lecture Theaters
The Cubes
Student Corner
LibraryCafeteria

Special Features (highlight affiliations or special unique tangible benefits)

The teaching staff are a mixture of those from academic and industry.

 
Contact Info

Prof. Mohd Azlan Hussain
Head of Department
T: (603) 7967 5206/5214
F: (603) 7967 5319
E: mohd_azlan@um.edu.my

Dr. Mahar Diana Hamid
Programme Coordinator
T: (603) 7967 5206/5295
F: (603) 7967 5319
E: mahar.diana@um.edu.my

 

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