MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • The programme contextualise mechanical engineering science principles with mini-projects and you will work in groups to produce a solution to an engineering problem
  • A truly global university with an option to transfer to campuses in the UK and Dubai
  • Pioneer in education and innovative research for over 200 years

Course Structure

BEng (Hons) and MEng:

  • Design and Manufacture 2
  • Electric Circuits and Machines
  • Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists 3
  • Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists 4
  • Strength of Materials A
  • Dynamics A
  • Fluid Mechanics A
  • Thermodynamics A
  • Mechanics of Materials A

All students by default will be enrolled into the MEng programme at the point of entry. This is done for the applicant's eligibility for PTPTN's study loan, as well as for recognition by the Board of Engineers Malaysia. You may choose to opt out of the MEng programme, and proceed to a BEng (Hons) programme during your Second Year.

  • Business Awareness, Safety and Sustainability
  • Design and Manufacture 3
  • Design and Manufacture 4
  • Mechanics of Materials B
  • Fluid Mechanics B
  • Vibration Analysis & Control Engineering
  • Thermodynamics B
  • Optional course

BEng (Hons) and MEng:

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Manufacture
  • Individual Project (BEng (Hons) only)
  • Optional course(s)

MEng only:

  • Group Project 1
  • Industrial Training

Students undertake a compulsory industrial training placement.

MEng only:

  • Failure Accident Analysis
  • Group Project 2
  • Group Project 3
  • Professional and Industrial Studies
  • Specialist Engineering Technologies 1
  • Specialist Engineering Technologies 2
  • Individual Project
  • Optional course(s)

Entry Requirements

  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Science: CCCC
  • A Level/STPM: BBC including B in Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • WACE/SACE: ATAR 75 including B in Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • CPU: 75% including B in Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • UEC: 15 points or less including A in Mathematics and Chemistry (5 subjects not less than B grade)
  • SMA 3: 8.0 in Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • IB Diploma: Minimum 5 in SL Mathematics and Chemistry.
  • Diploma deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Any other relevant qualification deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.
  • If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

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