Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


About Us


The Mechanical Engineering programme at i-CATS seeks to combine excellence in academic and technical training with service to society. The goal of our academic programme in mechanical engineering is to provide students with a balance of intellectual and practical experiences that enable them to address a variety of societal needs.

Course Fees

A course fee has been set for every graduate course at the college. The fees are determined by the course, not the subjects that comprise the course.

Total Fees for the course is RM16,800.00

*Note : The information stated above is correct as January 6, 2017 and is subject to change without prior notice


The objective of our Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME) is to produce competent workforce in the field of mechanical engineering with a balance of excellent knowledge in both the theoretical and practical aspects. This is to ensure the adaptability of our graduates in fulfilling the ever demanding needs of the industries and society.

Career Opportunities

Our Diploma programme prepared students for admission into workforce as technicians and assistant engineers in mechanical engineering field. It is also aimed at equipping individuals with fundamental engineering background for the purpose of pursuing undergraduate study in engineering or other related disciplines.

Entry Requirements

i. Passed SPM/ SPMV with at least 3 credits, including Mathematics and 1 Science/ Technical/ Vocational subject and pass in English;
ii. Passed STPM with at least Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in any subject and passed Mathematics, English and 1 Science/ Technical/ Vocational related subject at SPM level;
iii. Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics and 1 Science/ Technical/ Vocational subject and pass in English;
iv. Passed GCE O-Level with Grade C in 3 subjects including Mathematics and 1 Science/ Technical/ Vocational subject and pass in English;
v. Passed SKM level 3 in related field with at least 1 credit in any subject at SPM level;
vi. Completed Certificate in Engineering/ Engineering Technology (MQF Level 3) with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 from a recognized institution;
vii. Complete related Certificate from Institut Kemahiran MARA (IKM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;
viii. Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by Malaysian Government.


The minimum time for Full-time study to complete a module shall be 2.5 years (4 months OJT).

Programme Structure

Year 1, Semester 1
Technical English
Engineering Mathematics 1
Solid Mechanics 1
Engineering Drawing

Year 1, Semester 2
Engineering Mathematics 2
Solid Mechanics 2
Engineering Materials 1
Computer Application

Year 2, Semester 3
Thermodynamics 1
Fluid Dynamics
Electrical and Electronics Principles
Business English
Engineering Materials 2
Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral

Year 2, Semester 4
Thermodynamics 2
Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health
Control System and Automation
Programmable Logic Control
Programming 1
MUET Coaching
Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

Year 3, Semester 5
Final Year Project 1
Project Management
Business English
Manufacturing Engineering
Pengajian Malaysia

Year 3, Semester 6
Final Year Project 2
Quality Control
Fundamentals Of Maintenance Management
Industrial Training