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Institution Profile

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Malacca (uTeM)


Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) formerly known as Kolej Universiti Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia (KUTKM) was established on 1 December 2000. UTeM is the 14th public university in Malaysia. It is a pioneer in the “Practice and Application Oriented” teaching and learning method for technical education in Malaysia.

The university currently operates from three campuses, the Main Campus in Durian Tunggal; Industry Campus in Ayer Keroh; and City Campus within Melaka. The 766-acre main campus is expected to be completed by 2010. Currently, two faculties, Electrical Engineering and Electronics, and Computer Engineering are in full operation at the main campus. At present, most of the university’s activities take place at the Industry Campus. The third campus, the City Campus, which is in the heart of Melaka City houses the Institute of Technology Management & Technopreneurship, University Publisher and Centre for Teaching & Learning.

The university offers academic programmes at diploma, bachelor, master and PhD levels and has six faculties and two centres. The faculties are Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Information and Communication Technology and Technology Management and Technopreneurship whilst the two academic centres are the Language and Human Development Centre, and the University-Industry Centre (UNIC).

The Centre for Graduate Studies was established to coordinate postgraduate studies at UTeM. UTeM aims to produce professionals who are highly qualifled, skillful, efflcient and technologically competent.


To be one of the world’s leading innovative and creative technical universities


To produce highly competent professionals through world class higher technical education based on application-oriented teaching, learning and research with smart university-industry partnership in line with national aspirations



As Malaysia aims to become a fully industrialized nation by 2020, Malaysian businesses and corporate sectors have to provide the impetus and drive this movement forward. Globalization and k-Economy require Malaysian industries to constantly upgrade their knowledge, competency and skills. This will create an ever-expanding demand for technical and managerial skills and talents.

The Centre for Graduate Studies at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) was established to enhance the contribution of UTeM in the areas of engineering, information technology and technology management through rigorous and dedicated academic research. The research activities at UTeM are geared towards the combination of applied industrial and academic excellence.

The Centre for Graduate Studies strives to provide quality higher degree education relevant to the needs of the varied participants. The ability to respond to the participants’ needs is facilitated by a programme structure which permits flexibility while maintaining academic requirements and standards. It also focuses on close professional relationships between staff and students. The Centre is part of an academic community which prides itself in having an outstanding reputation for teaching and research. The academic staff, working at the frontier of their subjects, are often in close collaboration with colleagues from the industries as well as the public sector. In the spirit of supportive fraternity, all students, regardless of creed of background, beneflt from the challenges and opportunities presented by such a conducive environment.

Students tend to have closer bonds with their academic faculties and individual supervisors. All graduate students at UTeM as well as those involved in teaching and supporting them, are also members of the Centre for Graduate Studies. The Centre supports academic excellence of faculties by providing a high-level focus within the university for graduate studies and the interest of the graduate students. It also organises research training programmes and participates in quality assurance for postgraduate degrees.

We at the Centre for Graduate Studies are committed to providing you with numerous opportunities to develop your competencies and knowledge while assisting you with a supportive and challenging environment.


By Research
Fields of Specialisation

Faculty Programmes Fields Of Specialisation
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (MSc) • Power System Generation, Operation and Control
• Analysis and Modelling of Power Systems
• Power Electronics and Drives
• Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
• Control and Automation
• Mechatronics Systems
Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (MSc) • Optoelectronics
• RF & Microwave Engineering
• Broadband & Multimedia Communications
• Computer Engineering
• Embedded Systems
• Electronics Instrumentation
• Consumer Electronics
Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (MSc) • Concurrent Engineering
• Precision Engineering
• Autonomous and Intelligent Manufacturing
• Competitive Manufacturing
• Advanced Materials
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (MSc) • Thermal Fluids
• Structural Mechanics and Advanced Materials
• Design and Innovation
• Automotive Engineering
• Energy Engineering
Faculty of Information and Communication TechnologyDoctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (MSc) • Software and Information Systems Engineering
• Data and Knowledge Engineering
• Artificial Intelligence , Modelling and Decision Technology
• Networking and Internet Computing
• Computer Systems and Security
Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (MSc) • Technology and Innovation Management
• Entrepreneurship
• Advanced Operations Management
• Human Resource Development
• Technical Communication
• Industrial Counselling

By Taught Course

Faculty Programmes Fields Of Specialisation
Faculty of Electronics and Computer EngineeringMaster of Electronic Engineering • Telecommunication Systems
Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering Master of Manufacturing Engineering • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
• Industrial Engineering
• Quality Systems Engineering
• Precision Engineering
Faculty of Information and Communication TechnologyMaster of Computer Science • Internetworking Technology
• Software Engineering and Intelligence
Faculty of Technology Management and TechnopreneurshipMaster of Business Administration (MBA) • Technology and Innovation Management
• Advanced Operations Management


Financial AssistanceQualifications
University Postgraduate Research Scholarship Scheme (PGD) - MOSTI• Malaysian citizen
• Good Academic results
• Full time studies in Master or PhD programme by research in science and technology research areas
• No other job or holding scholarship or other financial assistance
• Must not exceed 30 years of age (for Master’s) and 35 years of age (for PhD) on application date
Fellowship Scheme (Skim Biasiswazah)• Malaysian or international student
• Full time studies in Master or PhD programme by research
• A Bachelor’s degree with honours or its equivalent, or a Master’s degree
• Pass in Bahasa Malaysia or credit in MCE/SPM or Certificate in Bahasa Malaysia from HSC/STPM
National Science Fellowship (NSF) Scholarship - MOSTI• Malaysian citizen
• A Bachelor’s degree with honours or its equivalent,or a Master’s degree.
• Must not exceed 30 years of age (for Masters) and 35 years of age (for PhD) on application date

Contact Office
Centre for Graduate Studies
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
Locked Bag 1200
Hang Tuah Jaya
75450 Melaka.
Tel : 606 - 233 3372
Fax : 606 - 233 3369
Email :


Local Candidates
Applications can be submitted online by visiting (permohonan siswazah). For manual application, the application forms are available at the Centre for Graduate Studies or you can download from .The completed applications forms should be submitted before the advertised closing date for programmes by coursework. For research programmes, application is open throughout the year. All completed forms should include:-

  • TWO (2) recent passport-sized photographs (one to be attach to the application form)
  • TWO (2) certifled copies of Identiflcation Card (for Malaysian applicants)
  • ONE (1) certifled copy of SPM/MCE/Diploma/Degree and Professional qualiflcations certiflcates
  • ONE (1) certifled copy of academic transcripts
  • A processing fee of RM30.00 in the form of Postal Order/Money Order/Banker’s Draft to the Bursar, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka.
  • A letter of guarantee from your sponsor (for those under scholarships/sponsorships)

International Candidates
All international students are required to register as full-time students at UTeM and should have the flnancial capability to meet the course fees and living expenses. The medium of instruction and research for international students is English. International candidates must pass TOEFL (minimum score 500) or IELTS (minimum score 5.0). Candidates without the minimum score requirements may still apply but will be required to sit for the English Placement Test and subsequently follow courses conducted by UTeM. Applications can be submitted online by visiting (permohonan siswazah)). For manual application, the application forms are available at the Centre for Graduate Studies or you can download from All completed forms should include:-

  • TWO (2) copies of certifled academic transcripts
  • TWO (2) copies of certifled Degrees and Professional qualiflcations
  • TWO (2) photocopies of passport
  • FOUR (4) copies of passport size photographs
  • Application fee of RM60.00 payable in the form on international banker’s cheque and payable to : “Bursar, UTeM”
  • Letter of flnancial support. Self-flnancing international applicants must provide an acceptable letter of flnancial guarantee from his/her banker or relevant flnancial institution.


Master’s Degree Programmes
An honours degree from any institution of higher learning recognized by UTeM Senate;
Other equivalent qualiflcations and relevant experience recognized by the UTeM Senate.

Doctoral Degree Programmes
A Master’s degree from any institution of higher learning recognized by UTeM Senate;
Other equivalent Master’s degree and relevant experience recognized by UTeM Senate.

* Each faculty may have additional requirements, which are indicated under the respective faculty’s information

All programmes are conducted at UTeM’s City Campus in Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. All graduate programmes are conducted in English.


Teaching & Learning
UTeM provides various sophisticated facilities such as lecture halls, well-equipped laboratories for Robotics & Automation, Instrumentation, Thermodynamics & Technology, Multimedia and Chemistry Laboratories. Besides these, Language Labs and Smart Labs are also available. The Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMC), the teaching factory will be in operation soon.

UTeM provides on-campus accommodation to 3,600 students in three residential colleges. All residential colleges have complete facilities.

Information on private residences for rent is also available. Almost all accommodation at Taman Tasik Utama and Taman Bukit Beruang have three bedrooms. The monthly rent for such accommodation ranges from RM250 to RM800 per month.

Knowledge Infrastructure
UTeM provides libraries at the three campuses. There is a wide range of collections available in the libraries. Books, magazines, journals and other related reading materials are selected according to the needs identifled. It operates from 8.00am to 11.00pm on weekdays and from 8.00am to 4.30pm on weekends. The libraries are also open during the semester breaks from 8.00am to 4.30pm on weekdays. However, the library is closed on weekends during the semester breaks.

Medical Care
All students are eligible for medical attention at the students’ clinic which operates from 8.15am to 4.30pm daily. Health services are also available from appointed panel clinics within close vicinity of the campuses.

There are numerous delicious and economical cafés and restaurants available throughout the campuses.

The university provides 16 buses for the use of its students and staff. These buses ferry students between hostels and campuses. Getting around Melaka by bus is easy and relatively cheap. Public transport such as taxis and buses (Salira) operate from Melaka town (Melaka Central in Jalan Tun Razak) to UTeM.

Address :
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Malacca (uTeM)
Centre for Graduate Studies
Locked Bag 1752, Durian Tunggal Post Office
76109 Durian Tunggal
Tel : 606-233 3368 / 3373/ 3376/ 3372
Fax : 606-233 3369
Email : Click here to email
Website :
Contact Person :
Puan Nor-Aliza Ibrahim
(Assistant Registrar)

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