Overview of Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical) in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
The Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical program aims to provide graduates with advanced knowledge and competencies to carry out research and development in Mechanical Engineering, Design & Manufacturing, Automotive, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Dymanics & Vibration.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
In order to achieve the programme aims stated above, this master programme is expected to:
- PEO 1 : Knowledge impartation
Provide students with advanced knowledge in engineering analysis, design, research and innovation in mechanical engineering technology.
- PEO 2 : Leadership, Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills
Develop the skills pertinent to the research process, including students’ ability to lead the research work, synthesize and integrate information, work collaboratively, communicate effectively and to publish the results of their research in mechanical engineering technology.
- PEO 3 : Lifelong Learning
Continue to advance their knowledge and skill in mechanical engineering technology knowledge for lifelong learning and possess the ability to communicate effectively for scholarly contributions in enhancing technical knowledge.
- PEO 4 : Ethics and Professional Service
Develop the ability to accomplish professional ethics and responsibilities, able to communicate and function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams involving people from diverse backgrounds and affiliations, local and global alike.
- PEO 5 : Technopreneurial
Explore and/or embark on business and technopreneurial activities in the field of mechanical engineering technology and promote sustainable economic development to meet the global demands and dynamics.
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
At the time of graduation, graduates should have the ability to:
- PLO 1
Demonstrate mastery of knowledge in mechanical engineering technology and have the capabilities to further develop or use these in new situations or multi-disciplinary context.
- PLO 2
Apply practical skills related to mechanical engineering technology and to provide solutions through the application of appropriate tools and techniques.
- PLO 3
Relate ideas to societal issues in the mechanical engineering technology context.
- PLO 4
Conduct research with minimal supervision and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice.
- PLO 5
Demonstrate leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders.
- PLO 6
Generate solutions to problems using scientific and critical thinking skills.
- PLO 7
Manage information for lifelong learning.
Areas of Research
- Green technology,
- Fabrication and joining,
- Material science,
- Marine technology
- Research Methodology
- Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship
Full-time (6 Semesters)
Semester 1 – 6
* Thesis preparation needs minimum of 6 months to graduate
Part-time (8 Semesters)
Semester 1 – 8
* Thesis preparation needs minimum of 8 months to graduate
- Master degree in a related field as approved by Senate UniKL.
- Research and development engineer