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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Construction and Maintenance APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
Intake Deadline
January & July Only
  Tution Fees N/A

The Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Construction and Maintenance is a 3-year programme and in order to graduate students need to complete a maximum of 100 credit hours. Upon completion of this programmes, the students will be able to:

  1. understand the major principles of ship and boat construction.
  2. work effectively in shipbuilding, engineering planning and scheduling activities.
  3. understand the rationale for combining a modern ship design with an efficient and effectiveness shipyard/boatyard manufacturing system.
  4. understand that construction is closely linked with efficient manufacturing processes.
  5. be aware of links between the ship/boat build plan and yard layout.
  6. have an opening knowledge of a method of work breakdown structure.
  7. understand and apply standardized work practices

Most employers are more interested in the technical skills graduates have obtained from their studies rather than the specifics of a programme. Well-qualified students who graduate from UniKL MIMET in Ship Construction and Maintenance Technology will have the opportunity to expand their career in various fields such as;

  • Shipwright/Boat Building
  • Welding and fabrication (ferrous/non-ferrous)
  • Ship/Project Planning
  • Technical Design/Draught Person
  • Education/Trainer
  • QA/QC Inspector
  • Ship Maintenance
  • Machining
  • Woodworking
  • Fiberglass
  • Technopreneur
  • Welding Inspector

Semester 1

  • Islamic Studies/Moral Studies
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • Engineering Science
  • Co-Curriculum I
  • Occupational Safety and Health In Industries and Shipyard Operations
  • Introduction to Ship Technology
  • Intro. to Welding & Thermal Cutting
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Semester 2

  • CAD 2D
  • Introduction to Hand and Power Tools
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Ship Materials
  • Fitting Techniques & Machining
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • Co-Curriculum II
  • Mandarin II
  • Communication English I
  • Elective I*

Semester 3

  • Fundamental Thermodynamics
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Naval Architecture I
  • Marine Engineering System I
  • Ship Technology
  • Communication English II
  • Elective 2*

Semester 4

  • Project Planning & Estimating
  • Shipyard Operation
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Naval Architecture II
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics Systems
  • CAM 2D & 3D
  • Elective 3*
  • Malaysian Studies

Semester 5

  • Principle of Management
  • Shipboard Electro-technology
  • QC System
  • Final Year Project
  • Production Planning Application
  • Material and Plant Management

Semester 6

  • Industrial Training


Local Student

  • Pass in SPM with at least 3 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in the following subjects:
    Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and 1 other subject; and at least pass in English; OR
  • Pass in O-Level with at least 3 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) including Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and one other subject and at least a pass in English; OR
  • Pass in Engineering/Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant or equivalent field from accredited PPT with a minimum CGPA 2.0; OR
  • Pass in Vocational and Technical Skills Certificate(Level 3, KKM) in the relevant field with CGPA 2.0 AND obtained at least one credit at SPM level with one-year experience in the relevant field or at least one semester bridging programme

International Student

Student must complete 11 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their Secondary School Certificate, O-levels or equivalent with min Grade C in Math, English, one science/vocational/technical subject and 2 other subjects.
IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

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