Foundation in Engineering

Foundation In Engineering

 

Engineering plays a pivotal role in our lives and it’s no surprise engineers are in great demand all over the world!

The UOW Malaysia KDU Foundation in Engineering is ideal for those looking to gain admission into engineering degree programmes, providing students with opportunities to develop fundamental knowledge and skills set in physical sciences, technical knowledge in engineering and language skills for tertiary education. Students are introduced to engineering-based subjects such as mechanics, electronics, and material science, enabling them to decide their specialised field of engineering to pursue upon completion.

Upon completion, students will be able to articulate seamlessly into engineering degree programmes offered at UOW Malaysia KDU.

Programme information

CHOOSE UOW MALAYSIA KDU FOR PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING FOR OUR ENGINEERING COURSES.

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRY DESIGN-CENTRIC CURRICULUM
Hands-on learning and real-world experience are crucial in ensuring our students, as future engineers, stay current and remain relevant when they begin their career. Actively engaging industry experts and exposing students to real-life practices, as well as the development of real-life projects are some of the ways we ensure our students set themselves apart and are more grounded from their exposure to the different challenges faced in the industry. Engineering courses at UOW Malaysia KDU emphasize on Design-Centric Curriculum (DCC), with Design Thinking as the grounding principle of teaching and learning. Students are required to engage in design assignments, Capstone projects and Problem-Based Learning (PBL) to develop their skills in design, complex problem-solving, project management, teamwork, lifelong learning and complex communication.

 

COMPETITIVE SYLLABUS TO ENHANCE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS.

Industry Advisory Panel:

  • Our Industry Advisory Panel is made up of various industry professionals and engineers, who provide valuable industry insights to enhance our curriculum and students’ learning. Panel members include those from ABB Malaysia, ProvenPac and YTL Construction, just to name a few.

Final Year Project Collaboration :

  • Our students are required to complete Final Year engineering projects, which are collaborations with the industry, based on real-world challenges posed by selected organisations. These projects challenge and test students’ skill and creativity in solving complex, real-world problems.

Industrial Visits:

  • Students are provided with exposure to real-world work environment and processes through industrial visits to various plants, sites and organisations, such as MRT construction sites, Energy Commission of Malaysia, MEASAT Satellite Systems and Fraser and Neave, just to name a few.

Young Professional Experience:

  • Through the Young Professional Experience sharing sessions, our engineering students are able to gain insights on various engineering industries and learn more about the experiences of young engineers, some of whom include Mr Loo Ping Yew (R. Stahl Engineering & Manufacturing), and Chin Ze Wei (Schneider Electric).

Industrial Training Partners:

  • Industrial training not only enables our students to brush up on their engineering knowledge and skills but also strengthens their communication skills and emotional quotient. Some collaborative linkage that provide placements for UOW Malaysia KDU’s engineering students to undergo attachment to gain related experience as well as exposure to the engineering practice in an actual workplace settings.

         

 

Industrial Certification Partners:

  • Our Industrial Certification Partners are made up of various industry professionals and engineers, who provide valuable industry insights to enhance our curriculum and equip students with essential skills needed among graduates even before they graduate.

   

 

Industrial Project And Consultancy Partners:

  • Collaborative linkage that crafts a platform on joint technical initiatives and projects that integrates element of research that provide specific solution development and expertise to help solve partners challenges.

          

 

Duration
1 Years
Programme Location
UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
Core

MODULES

  • Chemistry
  • Electronic Technology
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics 1, 2 & 3
  • Fundamentals of Mechanics & Workshop Technology
  • Fundamentals of Physics
  • Introduction to Computer Technology
  • Technical Communication & Organisation Management Practices
  • Technical Drafting & CAD
MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 1 (Malaysian Students)
  • Cultural Studies
  • Study Skills
Notes

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)

Intake dates

2019

14 January 27 March 9 May 4 September
4 November
Estimated fees
Local students

RM18,890

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International students

RM24,590

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Notes

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

SPM / O Levels :

Pass with min. 5 Credits (inclusive of English, Mathematics & 1 Science subject)

UEC:

Min. 3 Credits (inclusive of English, Mathematics & 1 Science subject)

Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency):

Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)

English Requirement

Local Student:

Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O-Level English)

International Student:

Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 35 (IBT) or 415 (PBT) in TOEFL

 

*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia KDU.

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