What will I learn?

This programme will produce graduates who are experts in research skills, design, planning, manufacturing and the repair of tool and die equipment and products including the moulds used in the manufacturing sector. Almost all industrial products which have to be produced in large quantities need to utilize the molding or equipment in the process of production. To produce these equipment or mould requires highly skilled capabilities. The use of advanced computer aided technology plays an important role in the nation's tool and die industry. Other than technical knowledge, students will also be taught management and administrative modules. The duration of the programme is 4 years with one semesters of industrial training.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

To produce graduates knowledgeable, competent and innovative and able to contribute towards the human capital in tool and die and related industries.

To produce graduates who have effective leadership and teamwork skills and interpersonal communication skills to support their roles in industry.

To produce graduates committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous professional development.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and tool and die engineering to the defined and applied engineering procedures, processes, systems or methodologies

Identify, formulate, research literature and solve broadly-defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using analytical tools appropriate tool and die engineering discipline.

Design solutions for broadly-defined tool and die engineering problems and contribute to the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.

Conduct investigations of broadly-defined tool and die engineering problems; locate, search and select relevant data from codes, data bases and literature, design and conduct experiments to provide valid conclusion.

Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering tools, including prediction and modeling, to broadly-defined tool and die engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

Career Path:

Graduates from this field will have excellent opportunities to work as experts in the production of tool and die or in industries which utilize moulds such as in the automotive and electronics industries.

Which department am I in?

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Italy Design Institute(UniKL MIDI)

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
RM19,500.00 (US$ 4,807) per year

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

Start date

24 January 2020


Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Product Design and Manufacturing (UniKL IPROM)

Level G - 2nd 119 Jalan 7/91,

Taman Shamelin Perkasa, 3.5 miles Cheras,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

56100, 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. UniKL welcomes applications from various countries subject to the qualification are deemed equivalent to Malaysian qualifications. Equivalent entry qualifications: Baccalaureate or Baccalaureate Technique. English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 500 (PBT); 195 (CBT); 70 (iBT); IELTS: 5.5.

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