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Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology (Environment)

Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan Kimia (Alam Sekitar)

The programme involves water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues. Graduates from this programme conduct hazardous-waste management studies to evaluate the significance of the such hazards, advise on treatment and containment, and develop regulations to prevent mishaps.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

UniKL graduates who are :

  • PEO 1
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the requirement of the human capital in chemical and/or process/food/polymer/bioprocess/environment engineering technology related industry.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who are effective leaders with teamwork skills, as well as verbal and nonverbal interpersonal communication skills;
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement;
  • PEO 4
    UniKL graduates who are professional, ethical, and socially responsible;
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in chemical engineering will be able to:

    • PLO 1
      Knowledge: Apply knowledge of applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation as specified in DK1 to DK4 respectively to wide practical procedures and practices in chemical and process/food/polymer/bioprocess/environment engineering technology.
    • PLO 2
      Problem analysis: Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity (DK1 to DK4).
    • PLO 3
      Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations (DK5).
    • PLO 4
      Investigation: Conduct investigations of well-defined problems; locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements.
    • PLO 5
      Modern Tool Usage: Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to well-defined engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations (DK6).
    • PLO 6
      The Engineer and Society: Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined engineering problems (DK7).
    • PLO 7
      Environment and Sustainability: Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts.
    • PLO 8
      Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice.
    • PLO 9
      Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member in diverse technical teams.
    • PLO 10
      Communications: Communicate effectively on well-defined engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions.
    • PLO 11
      Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles, business practices, and technopreneurial competencies, as well as identify business opportunities, and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in
      a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
    • PLO 12
      Life Long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent updating in the context of specialised technical knowledge.


Career Information

Job opportunity for graduates in this field is available in any government and private sectors. In government sectors, graduates can work as enforcement officers with the Department of Environment (DOE), Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), National Solid Waste Management Department and many more. These are also job opportunities offered by private sectors such as Environmental Technologies Officers, Environmental Safety and Health Engineers, Research Officer, Green Building Engineer, Lecturer, consultant in consultancy firms and many more.

Most multinational corporation (MNC), small and medium enterprise companies (SME) are very concerned about the environment, therefore the need for expertise is in demand. This course will offer a lot of job opportunities. Our graduates have secured positions including:

  • Environmental Officer, Department of Environment (DOE)
  • Assistant Manager (Production Department), Tan Choong Motor Assemblies Sdn. Bhd.
  • Environmental Manager, Mudajaya Corporation Berhad
  • Research Officer, Malaysian Oil Palm Board (MPOB)
  • Project Control Engineer, Cypark Resources Berhad
  • Application Engineer, Arachem (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Environmental Health Safety Specialist, Johnson Matthey


Semester 1


  • Technical Mathematics I
  • General Chemistry
  • Engineering Graphic
  • Computing
  • Foundation English
  • Co-Curriculum I
  • Islamic/Moral Studies
  • Mandarin I

Semester 2
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Principle of Chemical Process
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Communication English I
  • Co-Curriculum II
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
  • Mandarin II

Semester 3
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Electrical Technology
  • Process Instrumentation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Transport Process
  • Basic Engineering Workshop
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Communication English II
  • Technical Mathematics III

Semester 4
  • Environmental Science
  • Noise Control Technology
  • Reactor Technology
  • Separation Technology
  • Environmental Management Systems

Semester 5
  • Wastewater Treatment Technology
  • Water Treatment Technology
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Air Pollution Control Technology
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6
  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirements

  • Pass SPM or its equivalent with at least credits in THREE (3) subjects, including Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant science / technical / vocational subject AND a pass in English;  OR
  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a pass in Mathematics, English and ONE (1) relevant science / technical / vocational subject at the SPM level;  OR
  • Recognised Certificate in Engineering / Engineering Technology or its equivalent;  OR
  • Recognised related Vocational and Technical / Skills Certificate or its equivalent with ONE (1) year of relevant work experience or a minimum of ONE (1) semester of a bridging programme.

For International students,

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 OR
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.
  • If a student does not meet this requirement, HEPs must offer English proficiency courses to ensure that the student’s proficiency is sufficient to meet the needs of the programme. This is normally conducted through an assessment process.

Quick Points

Status Programme:

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP (R2/524/6/0037) 10/24, MQA A10856

Food Technology

Study Level:

January & July Only

3 years

Branch Campus Malaysian Institute of Chemical & Bioengineering Technology (UniKL MICET)

Lot 1988, Kawasan Perindustrian Bandar Vendor, Taboh Naning,
78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka.

+606 – 551 2105

+606 – 551 2001

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