What will I learn?

This degree is a multidisciplinary programme, built upon a strong foundation of the Sciences, Mathematics and hands-on aircraft maintenance fundamentals, designed to meet the needs and interest of students who want to excel and develop a career as a knowledgeable and competent aircraft maintenance engineer. This programme is different in nature from traditional engineering programmes, that includes mechanical and aeronautical engineering as offered by other universities which emphasize heavily on the design aspects of engineering. However, the elements of aircraft design which are more relevant to maintenance activities such as advanced material technologies, durabilities and repairs are included in order to increase the student readiness to face the demand of highly sophisticated aircrafts. The aspects of engineering management such as economy, quality assurance, reliability and logistics are also part of the syllabus, therefore improve the student awareness on cost efficiency, safety standards, efficient planning, good decision making etc. The consolidation of aviation maintenance and relevant traditional engineering disciplines will provide an enjoyable learning experience closely related the industry needs.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)


To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative this will contribute towards the human capital in aircraft maintenance engineering technology related industry.


To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.


To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.


To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.


To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Which department am I in?

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
RM21,100.00 (US$ 4,748) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

July 2020, January 2021


Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)

Lot 2891 Jalan Jenderam Hulu,

Jenderam Hulu,



43800, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All international students must complete at least 12 years of education and obtained certificate in Higher Secondary School equivalent to ‘A’ Level for degree programmes. English language proficiency requirements: IELTS - 5.0 or equivalent; TOEFL- 525 (PBT); 167 (CBT); 120 (IBT) and students who have attained the above test of proficiency in English are exempted from taking any English Placement Test (EPT) / English Preparatory Programs (EPP) courses.

For international students

All international students must have completed at least 12 years of previous education and obtained a Higher Secondary School certificate equivalent to ‘A' Level. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Students need to meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements as follows:

IELTS - 5.0 or equivalent

TOEFL- 525 (PBT); 167 (CBT); 120 (IBT)


About this uni

UniKL’s chancellery is based in the KL city center and campuses in various locations of Malaysia- in closest proximity to its relevant industry.

  • One of Malaysia’s premier entrepreneurial universities
  • Ranked No. 301 of over 7000 universities (QS Asia Ranking)
  • Hands-on teaching approach with lots of practical work
  • More than 100 industry and university partners worldwide