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To equip students with the knowledge of industrial design, including the best practices and skills for careers in industrial design, engineering research and development and automotive engineering and technology.


This programme equips students with technically hands-on engineering skills and efficiency in communication, teamwork and leadership to fulfil the industry needs. It also demonstrates professionalism, social responsibility and entrepreneurship skills in all engineering practices and recognizes the need of lifelong learning for successful career development

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and mechanical fundamentals in industrial design
  • Apply appropriate techniques, resources and workshop tools to industrial design activities
  • Design solutions for broadly-defined engineering technology problems, and to design systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, as well as cultural, societal, environmental and sustainability concerns
  • Plan and conduct experimental investigations of broadly-defined problems, using data from relevant sources
  • Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering tools, with an understanding of their limitations
  • Function effectively as individuals, and as members or leaders in diverse technical teams
  • Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large
  • Demonstrate an awareness of safety, health and environment in engineering technology practices
  • Demonstrate professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practices
  • Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship
  • Recognize the need for professional development and lifelong learning
Career Opportunities

Engineering technologist, industrial designer, product engineer, production engineer, quality engineer, project engineer and other related positions.

Entry Requirements
  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) or equivalent with minimum Grade C (NGMP 2.0) in Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant Science subject; OR
  • Pass Diploma (Level 4,MQF) in Engineering/ Engineering Technology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0 and recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Pass Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in the field of Vocational and Technical/ Skills related and recognized with minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation program with minimum CGPA 2.00 from any HEP recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Diploma holder with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.50 shall entry onto the second year of study; OR
  • Pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least a B grade in five (5) subjects; OR
  • GCE A-Level with minimum 2 Principal Passes at Grade C in Mathematics and ONE (1) relavant Science subject; OR
  • Other qualification that is approved by the University’s Senate.


Lulus Sijil Vokasional dan Teknikal / Kemahiran yang setara dengan tahap 3 MQF dengan mendapat PNGK 2.00 dan 1 tahun pengalaman dalam bidang berkaitan atau 1 semester program pengukuhan


English Language Requirements:

  • International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 or any equivalent qualification.
  • Local students must have qualification in Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with minimum Band 2; OR a minimum score of 5.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 or any equivalent qualification.

Reference: Surat Pindaan Syarat Kelayakan Masuk untuk 11 Standard Program, page 8

Study Pathway
a. DHU – MSc in Engineering Technology
b. Local University – any relevant master degree in local university
c. International University – any relevant master degree in international university
Duration 4 years
Local RM60,000
International RM73,800

Programme Overview

4 years

Fundamental English
(U1) Hubungan Etnik
(U1) Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia (Titas)
Professional English 1
(U2) Kemahiran Berfikir Dan Membuat Keputusan 3
Professional English 2
(U3) Isu-Isu Kekeluargaan 3 / Etika Professional
(U4) Kokurikulum
Engineering Mathematics 1
Engineering Mathematics 2
Industrial Safety, Health and Environment
Engineering Statistics
Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
Fundamentals of Business and Entrepreneurship
Engineering Drawing
Solid Mechanics
Engineering Material
Principles of Electric
Computer Programming
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Fluid Mechanics
Computer Aided Design
Principles of Electronic
Automotive Industry Environment
Quality Management System
Workshop Practice
Manufacturing Process
Industrial Design Studio 1
Product Design
Industrial Design Studio 2
Instrumentation and Control
Final Year Project 1
Industrial Design Studio 3
Computer Aided Engineering
Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering
Final Year Project 2
Chassis Technology
Vehicle Dynamics
Alternative Fuel Technology
Manufacturing System
Production and Operation Management
Innovation Management