Mechatronics is the most wide-ranging of the engineering discipline and is applicable to industry, government, environment and society. The manufacturing industry plays a prominent role in Penang’s economy. For this industry to continue to flourish there is a need for more qualified and trained manpower to support automation to ensure the smooth running of the industry.
Mechatronics is considered ‘modern mechanical engineering’, that it integrates mechanical system with electrical & electronic for better feedback and control into a complete system.
In industry 4.0, machines are and robots are connected for better operations, productivity, reliability maintainability; supported by smart systems. Mechatronics is the discipline that contributes to industrial automation.
This dual award degree offers students an outstanding educational experience in which students not only receive a UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College degree but also a UK degree award from the University of Lincoln.
Pass with NGMP 2.00; or Grade C in Mathematics and Physical Science subject (Physics/Chemistry)
Pass with min. Grade B in Mathematics and Grade C in Physical Science
GCE A Level:
2 Principal Passes inclusive of Mathematics and 1 Physical Science subject (Physics/Chemistry)
Pass with minimum Grade B in Mathematics and Grade C in Physical Science
5 Credits including Mathematics and 1 Science subject
Foundation in Science / Matriculation:
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00 inclusive of Mathematics and Science subject
Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
Australian Matriculation / Foundation:
ATAR score of 70
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.50 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent
Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or equivalent may be admitted subject to rigorous internal assessment process
Local Student :
MUET Band 3
MUET Band 4
International Student :
Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 42(IBT) or 410(PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) (154); or PTE Academic (47)
Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 60(IBT) or 488(PBT) in TOEFL; or Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) (169); or PTE Academic (59)
If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award program:
SPM English Credit (min. C); or SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (min. C); or UEC English (min. B6); or Cambridge English CAE & CPE min. 169 with no element below 162 or PTE Academic (59); or UOW Malaysia KDU English Entrance Test (73)
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students