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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Design (A 11788)

The Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Design (DSD) enables the students to grasp the fundamental principles of Ship and Boat Design; the ability to work and communicate with boat/ship designers, draftsman and tradesmen; marine propulsion systems use of one or more marine Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) systems; linking modern ship design with efficient manufacturing processes; knowledge of traditional and current shipbuilding materials and the various construction techniques across the ship industry.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

UniKL graduates who are:

PEO1 Are knowledgeable, competent, and innovative, which will contribute towards the human capital in the marine related industry.
PEO2 Have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.
PEO3 Are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
PEO4 Will practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
PEO5 Are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.
Programme Learning Outcome (PLO)

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

PLO1 Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to wide practical procedures and practices.
PLO2 Analyze well-defined engineering problems.
PLO3 Formulate solutions for well-defined technical problems.
PLO4 Conduct investigations of well-defined problems.
PLO5 Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering tools to well-defined engineering activities, with an awareness of the limitations.
PLO6 Function effectively in a diverse technical team.
PLO7 Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.
PLO8 Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities.
PLO9 Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practices.
PLO10 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development.
PLO11 Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices, and entrepreneurship.
PLO12 Recognize the need for, professional development and to engage in independent and life-long learning.
PLO13 Assist in the formulation of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs.



Most employers are more interested in the technical skills that graduates have obtained from their studies rather than the specifics of a certificate programme. Well-qualified students who graduate from UniKL MIMET in ship design will have the opportunity to expand their career in various field such as;

  • Welding and Fabrication Ferrous/ non-ferrous)
  • Naval Architecture
  • Technical Design/ Draught person
  • CAM Programming
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatics
  • CNC Machining