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The programme is a combination between course work and research dissertation project. The core study areas include environmental management and sustainability, solid and hazardous waste management and water pollution control. The programme is designed to develop the intellectual, practical and professional skills in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of environmental engineering principles and issues. The programme is suitable for any bachelor graduate from science, technology, engineering courses and from other discipline with relevant experiences

The programme provides you with the advanced understanding in environmental engineering, technical knowledge and generic skills required to enable you to develop a successful career in the progressively globalised engineering marketplace


PEO 1 – Graduates are able to acquire advanced knowledge on the principles of environmental engineering and can practice in accordance to the acceptable standards in environmental engineering and related fields.

PEO 2 – Graduates are able to work independently or in a group, able to search and manage knowledge and can readily adapt to the changing situations.

PEO 3 – Graduates able to communicate effectively to different types of audience and can demonstrate consistent professional ethics with high integrity in serving their organisation and society.

PLO 1: Graduates are able to integrate advanced scientific and technical knowledge of environmental engineering and related principles.

PLO 2: Graduates are able to generate hypotheses, design and carry out studies and scientific research to solve and explain phenomena that occur through the application of appropriate instruments and techniques.

PLO 3: Graduates are able to analyse and evaluate the problems in environmental engineering and is able to resolve through critical problem solving skill.

PLO 4: Graduates are able to demonstrate high ethical standard in professional practice including environmental and societal issues.

PLO 5: Graduates are able to communicate effectively through written and oral modes.

PLO 6: Graduates are able to perpetually seek advanced knowledge and technology of environmental engineering and related fields for life-long learning.

4 max semesters | 2 min semesters
University Elective Subject/ Sustainable Consumption & Production
Research Methodology
Environmental Management and Sustainability
Water Pollution Control
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
LIST OF COURSES | sem  2 ((Only choose 3 elective subjects from the list below) )
Environmental Quality Analysis
Water Quality Assessment and Management
Physico-Chemical Treatment Processes
Biological Treatment Processes
Land Use & Environmental Planning

Graduates of the programme can work as process engineer, executive engineer, consultant, managers and R&D officer in various public and private institutions/industries, and as academicians at tertiary institutions.

a) Candidate must hold a Bachelor Degree in any field of engineering, science or technology with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0/4.0 or equivalent from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate. In the case where CGPA is less than 3.0, a minimum of 1 year working experience in related field is needed. For CGPA is less than 2.75, a minimum of 3 years working experience in related fields is needed.

b) Candidate who is not from Environmental background Degree from Institutions of Higher Learning recognized by the Senate with CGPA of 3.0/4.0 with or without working experience must take prerequisite course that will be determined by the Faculty. The course must be registered as HW*.

*HW is a registration status of a course which is stipulated by the faculty and is subjected to normal assessment

For further enquiries please contact:

Dr. Norzita Ngadi
Programme Coordinator

Office: +607-5535480