Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Construction and Maintenance

3 years


Dataran Industri Teknologi Kejuruteraan Marin, Bandar Teknologi Maritim, Jalan Pantai Remis, 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia   View map

Career Opportunities

  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Structural Welder & Ship Fitter
  • Welding Inspector
  • Project Supervisor
  • Maintenance Superintendent
  • Field Service Technician
  • Project Planer

Admission Intake

January and July

Admission Requirements:

  • Pass in SPM/SPMV with at least 5 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in the following subjects:
    Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and 2 other subjects; and at least pass in English; OR
  • Pass in O-Level with at least 5 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) including Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and three other subjects and at least a pass in English; OR
  • Pass in Engineering/Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant or equivalent field from accredited PPT with a minimum CGPA 2.0; OR
  • Pass in Vocational and Technical Skills Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant field with CGPA 2.0 AND obtained at least one credit at SPM level with one-year experience in the relevant field or at least one semester bridging programme.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

The students of Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Construction and Maintenance, upon graduation will be able to:


Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to wide practical procedures and practices.


Analyze well-defined engineering problems.


Formulate solutions for well-defined technical problems.


Conduct investigations of well-defined problems.


Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering tools to well-defined engineering activities, with an awareness of the limitations.


Function effectively in a diverse technical team.


Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.


Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities.


Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practices.


Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development


Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices, and entrepreneurship.


Recognize the need for, professional development and to engage in independent and life-long learning.


Assist in the formulation of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs.


Semester 1


  • Introduction to Hand and Power Tools 
  • Technical Mathematics I 
  • Occupational Safety and Health in Industries and Shipyard Operations 
  • Introduction to Ship Technology 
  • Introduction to Welding and Thermal Cutting 
  • Engineering Drawing 
  • Mandarin I
  • Arabic Language I 
  • Pengajian Malaysia II 
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi I* 
  • Competency English 
  • * Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi I* : For International Student
Semester 2


  • CAD 2D
  • Engineering Science
  • Fitting Techniques and Machining
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • Mandarin II
  • Arabic Language II
  • Ship Technology
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Elective I
Semester 3


  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Ship Materials
  • Communication English I
  • Naval Architecture I
  • Elective II
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia
  • Religious Practices in Malaysia*
  • CAM 2D and 3D
  • * Religious Practice in Malaysia : For International and Local Non Muslim Student
Semester 4


  • Shipyard Operation
  • Fundamental Thermodynamics
  • Naval Architecture II
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • Project Planning Application
  • Elective III
  • Communication English II
Semester 5


  • Principles of Management
  • Quality Control Systems
  • Marine Engineering System
  • Final Year Project
  • Co-Curriculum I
Semester 6
  • Industrial Training
  • Wood Technology and Processes
  • Manual Metal Arc Welding (Steel)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (Steel)
  • Composite Fibres
  • Welding (Steel)
  • Welding (Non-Ferrous)
  • Wooden Boat Construction
  • Piping and Heavy Fabrication
  • Light Fabrication


Contact Us:

Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET)
Dataran Industri Teknologi Kejuruteraan Marin,
Bandar Teknologi Maritim,
Jalan Pantai Remis,
32200 Lumut,
Perak Darul Ridzuan,


Tel: +605-690 9000 / 9014
Fax: +605-690 9091 / 9033

Marketing, Student Recruitment & Admission (MeSRA)
Sharadham bin Sapie +6019-522 0789 (sharadham@unikl.edu.my)
Ahmad Mustafid bin Dahalan +6017-302 5361 (amustafid@unikl.edu.my)
Mohd Firdaus bin Mohd Aziad +6019-496 6040 (mfirdausma@unikl.edu.my)