Materials engineers investigate how different materials can be most usefully applied in society. This programme offers education and research for the development and application of new materials. It aims to provide graduates with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of various materials that are vital for Malaysian industry to adopt innovative processes to give local products a competitive edge in the world market. It applies principles of the sciences and engineering to understand the characteristics of materials processes. 

Thus, this course contributes to the scientific knowledge and bridges the gap between modern chemistry, physics, and mathematical analysis. The course structures and syllabuses are designed for graduates to be equipped with the essential technical knowledge and skills required by many companies and industries. Latest developments in this discipline include nanotechnology, semiconductors and electronic devices, biomaterials, materials for sustainable energy, photonic materials and devices, polymers, processing, quantum materials and structures, and sustainable materials.

Programme Learning Outcomes