Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering JPT/BPP(MQA/PA6183)10/20

Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of engineering that integrates mechanics, electronics, computer science and control theory. This programme is designed to expose students to the principles and practice of mechatronics. The syllabus focuses mainly on the delivery of principles and practices that integrates disciplines in mechanical and electronic engineering, as well as computing. Students will also acquire work skills and develop a broad understanding and knowledge of the engineering industry. Compulsory industrial training is incorporated into the syllabus to make the graduates industry-ready upon completion of their diploma programme. Upon completion of the programme, graduates can work as technicians, assistant engineers, research and development assistants, technical representatives and production technicians in the field of manufacturing, process & control industry and robotics industry.

Programme content

The following courses are offered in Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering (JPT/BPP(MQA/PA6183)10/20 programme:

Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) Courses Local

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills / Creative Problem Solving
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Study of Moral & Ethics / Understanding Precepts of Islam
  • Community Service


  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills / Creative Problem Solving
  • Study of Moral & Ethics / Understanding Precepts of Islam
  • Community Service
University Courses
  • Practical English I
  • Practical English II
  • Co-Curricular Activities (CCA)
Compulsory Courses


Semester 1:

  • Applied Physics
  • Mathematics I
  • Practical English I
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Introduction to Mechatronic System

Semester 2:

  • Mathematics II
  • Practical English II
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Electronics

Semester 3:

  • Electrical Technology
  • Statics
  • Analog Electronic


Semester 4:

  • Co-Curricular Activities
  • Digital Electronic
  • Study of Morals and Ethics
  • Dynamics
  • Circuit Theory and Signal
  • Mechanics of Machines

Semester 5:

  • Mechanics of Solid and Fundamental of Fluids
  • Engineering Mechanics for Mechatronics Systems
    Control System
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Plant Maintenance and Safety
  • Community Service

Semester 6:

  • Programmable Logic Controller
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Mechatronics System Design


Industrial Training

Minimum entry requirements

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Three (3) credits, including Mathematics and any one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent Minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any one (1) subject and pass in Mathematics, English and any one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject at SPM level or equivalent
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Minimum Grade B in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and any one (1) Science / Technical / Vocational subject and pass in English
Foundation / Matriculation / Pre-University Pass in related field with minimum CGPA 2.0
New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) Minimum 50% in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and any one (1) Science subject
Certificate in Engineering / Engineering Technology (Level 3 KKM) Minimum CGPA 2.0
Certificate in Vocational and Technical / Skills(Level 3 KKM) or its equivalent  Pass with CGPA 2.0 and one (1) year experience in related field or one (1) semester of bridging programme
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia
  • English Proficiency for Foreign Student: IELTS – 6.0 / TOEFL (550) paper-based or equivalence

3 intakes in a year.

Mode of Study: Full-time and Part-time

Full-time: 2 1/2 years.
Part-time: 4 years.

Assessment Method
Students’ ability is gauged through both continuous assessments and a final examination. The continuous assessment component comprises tests / quizzes, mid-term examination and projects / assignments.