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|Exam Body||Internal Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||8 Sem|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees||Approx MYR 2800/ Year|
|Faculty||Faculty of Petroleum & Renewable Energy Engineering|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Engineering & Engineering Trades|
|Stream Requirements||Science Stream|
|Curriculum||nuclear engineering utm
Nuclear energy is all about contributing more than 15% of global electricity requests with more than 400 nuclear reactors operating in more than 30 countries. As global electricity demand has increased since the decade, the percentage has also increased due to the demand for global electricity in real terms.
The Bachelor of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering in Malaysia on a full-time course is mandatory to purposely promote nuclear development and for utilizing research reactors. It is said that it is aimed at volume and capability building through a systemic perspective approach in nuclear-related subjects. This helps in valuing the potential of nuclear energy as an alternative energy resource. Basically, it takes years to prepare the nuclear workforce for this technology in all aspects which include all the aspects of planning until the decommissioning including the final waste disposal of the nuclear power plant.
The purpose of the course is to provide Nuclear Engineering knowledge and skills to students who have less idea or none about the background of nuclear-related subjects, mainly for those students who have an interest in reactor engineering. A national academic program has been developed for the education of the scientists, engineers, and other technicians to support technicians to reinforce technical research which can be expected to be in order as part of the development which is needed in national capabilities.
A nuclear engineering curriculum in Malaysian University would include subjects as given below:
The duration to study Nuclear Engineering in Malaysia take from 4 Years to 6 Years.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Nuclear) is offered on a full-time basis. The programme is offered only at the UTM Main Campus in Johor Bahru. The duration of study for the full-time programme is subjected to the student’s entry qualifications and lasts between four (4) years to a maximum of six (6) years.
1. Matriculation Candidates
2. STPM Candidates
3. Diploma Holder
4. International Students
The cost to study Nuclear Engineering in Malaysia may vary from University to University , however the approx fee would be around MYR 2800/ Year
Below you will find the list of career you can choose after completing the study of Nuclear Engineering from Malaysian University
The average nuclear engineer gross salary in Malaysia is RM152,021 or an equivalent hourly rate of RM73. In addition, they earn an average bonus of RM5,883. Salary estimates are based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Malaysia. An entry-level nuclear engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of RM106,486. On the other end, a senior level nuclear engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of RM190,399.
It will give you a stable and a well known job opportunities
You can be hired in top most industries like Nuclear Energy Companies, Chemical Industry, Research Labs, Science and Technology Companies and many more.
You can perform various researches based on nuclear physics, subatomic physics in the R&D department of any educational institutes or research labs.
You can also study further postgraduate degree programs.
The demand of nuclear engineers is projected to grow more than 5% until 2026. The developments in Nuclear medicines, cancer treatments, diagnostic imaging and many more will also drive demand for the Nuclear Engineers, not only in Malaysia but around the globe.
There are 3 main fields in Nuclear Engineering such as thermal-hydraulics, Radiation detection, measurement, and reactor physics. It is said that the study of Nuclear Engineering is not the most difficult subject to study comparatively. To be to the point, no branch is difficult if you have put your heart and mind to study and understand it thoroughly. Your interest in a particular branch should be enough for you to pass it with flying colors.
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