Code: E107

Intake: 2017 onwards (Click here for 2014-2016)

Mode of study: Full-time

The aim of the programme is to produce qualified graduate mechanical engineers to meet the requirements of engineering organisations and industries. Graduates from the programme will be able to enter the workforce immediately or to further their studies in various fields of mechanical engineering at the postgraduate level. The programme is broad based and covers all general areas of mechanical engineering such as design, manufacturing, materials, applied mechanics and thermo-fluids.

Admission Requirements


  • At least a Credit Six in Malay Language at GCE ‘O’ Level (applicable only for Bruneian students applying for Government Scholarship)
  • At least a Credit Six in Mathematics at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent
  • At least a Credit Six in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL minimum overall score of 550 or its equivalent


The minimum programme entry requirements to the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering are:

  1. A minimum of 240 ‘A’ level points for 3 ‘A’ level passes including Mathematics or Further Mathematics (Grade C or higher), Physics (Grade C or higher) and a relevant Science subject. (Relevant Science subjects include Design and Technology, Chemistry, Biology and Computing).
  2. A minimum of 180 ‘A’ level points for 2 ‘A’ level passes including Mathematics and Physics at grade ‘C’ or higher and a credit in Chemistry at GCE Ordinary Level or equivalent.
  3. An International Baccalaureate Diploma score of 28 points with minimum of 5 points in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry at standard level or a minimum of 4 points at higher level.
  4. A relevant BTEC/BDTVEC Higher National Diploma or its equivalent with at least 60% or higher of the modules at Merit including 60% of the analytical modules as identified by the programme area.
  5. Relevant work experience and/or qualifications deemed to be equivalent to one of the above to be decided on a case by case basis by the Faculty.

Structure of Programme

Year/         SemesterModule CodeModuleCredit Value
Year 1
Semester 1EM1101Design, Drafting & Manufacture20
 SM1101Engineering Mathematics 110
LG1401Effective Communication10
EM1501*Measurement and Instrumentation10
 Elective1 module totalling 10 CV10
Total =60
Semester 2EM1102Engineering Materials10
 EM1103Engineering Statics10
SM1102Engineering Mathematics 210
 LG1402Technical Communication10
LG1405Melayu Islam Beraja10
EG1501*Computing for Engineers10
 Total =60
Year 2
Semester 3EM2101Engineering Thermodynamics 110
 EM2102Fluid Mechanics 110
EM2103Mechanics of Materials10
SM2101Engineering Mathematics 310
EG2501Professional Ethics10
 Elective1 module totalling 10 CV10
Total =60
Semester 4EM2104Design & Manufacture10
 EM2105Engineering Dynamics10
EM2106Modelling & Simulation10
EM2107*Engineering Management10
 Elective1 module totalling 10 CV10
 Total =60
Year 3
Semester 5EM3101Group Design Project10
 EM3201Engineering Thermodynamics 210
EM3202Fluid Mechanics 210
EM3203Manufacturing Engineering10
EM3204Mechanics of Machines10
 Elective2 modules totalling 10CV10
Total =60
Semester 6EM3101Group Design Project10
 EM3205Heat Transfer10
EM3206Mechanical Vibration10
EM3207Stress Analysis of Machine Elements10
EM3208Industrial Automation & Control Systems10
 Elective2 modules totalling 10CVj10
Total =60
Year 4
Semester 7EM4101Final Year Project10
 EM4201Advanced Engineering Materials10
EM4202Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning10
EM4203Computer Aided Manufacturing10
 Elective2 modules totalling 20CV20
Total =60
Semester 8EM4101Final Year Project30
 EM4204Power Plant Engineering10
 Elective2 modules totalling 20CV20
Total =60
Grand Total =480

Elective1 are modules from other Programme Areas within UTB which students can take as Breadth. A list of available modules will be displayed before start of the semesters.

Elective2 are modules which students can take as Major Options. A list of modules will be displayed before start of the semesters. Modules offered in the preceding semester will not be offered in the next semester. These modules will be offered subject to the availability of the following:

  1. Specialist Lecturers
  2. Minimum number as per university rules
  3. Laboratory Facility (if any required)
Year/         SemesterModule CodeModuleCredit Value
Semester 5SM2102Advanced Engineering Mathematics10
 EM3301Maintenance Engineering10
Semester 6EM3302Operations Research10
 EM3303Advanced Manufacturing Engineering10
Semester 7EM4301Computational Fluid Dynamics10
 EM4302Finite Element Analysis10
EM4303Sustainable Design and Manufacturing10
Semester 8EM4304Marine Hydrodynamics10
 EM4305Joining Technology10
EM4306Renewable Energy10
EM4307Corrosion Engineering10

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

The programme intended learning outcomes (PILO) are tailored to partially meet the educational requirement for professional membership in an international recognised professional engineering institution. Graduates of the programme will have/be able to:

Science and Mathematics

PILO1: Integrate knowledge of mathematics, science, and mechanical engineering fundamentals to solve engineering problems.

Engineering Analysis

PILO2: Apply mechanical engineering principles using an integrated systems approach to solve mechanical engineering problems.


PILO3: Design mechanical engineering systems, components or processes to meet specified requirements with appropriate considerations of public perception and aesthetics, codes of practice and standards, public health and safety, culture, society and environment.

PILO4: Manage advanced problem-solving skills and comprehensive technical knowledge to establish rigorous and creative solutions that are fit for purpose for all aspects of mechanical engineering problems.

Economic, Legal, Social and Ethical Contexts

PILO5: Assemble knowledge of engineering and risk management, financial principles, professional engineering code of ethics, and relevant legal requirements in mechanical engineering activities.

Engineering Practice

PILO6: Compose relevant practical skills utilizing available technical information/resources, knowledge of materials processing and quality assurance, and adhering appropriate codes of practice and industry standards.

General Skills

PILO7: Apply soft skills in the needs of long-life learning, effective communication and roles as an individual, a team member or a leader in diverse teams and multi-disciplinary contexts

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