The Best Engineering Colleges in Malaysia

Malaysia features some of the best engineering colleges in the world. Companies employ engineers to develop technologies that increase productivity and improve efficiency. With dozens of specialties in the field, the opportunities for rewarding careers in engineering are expected to grow, especially in certain specialties. For example, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, careers in biomedical engineering should see job growth of 74 percent in the next decade. Other specialties with high expected growth include civil, agricultural, mining and geological, environmental, and petroleum engineering. Monash University The Sunway campus of Monash University was established in 1998 and it offers an array of degree programs, including a bachelor of engineering degree. All students get introduced to a variety of engineering disciplines in their first year, and can then choose to specialize in either chemical engineering, electrical and computer systems engineering, mechanical engineering or mechatronics. Studies at this school can lead to careers in biotechnology, computer programming, manufacturing, mining, sustainable technologies and telecommunications, to name a few. Monash University Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 46150, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia 011-60-3-5514-6000 University of Nottingham The Malaysia campus of the University of Nottingham in Kuala Lumpur offers students the chance to study engineering at a foundational, undergraduate and graduate levels. They specialize in chemical engineering, and students can earn a bachelor's degree, then continue on to a master's degree in chemical engineering, and finally a research degree (PhD) in engineering. The research degree allows students to choose any area of engineering to specialize in, opening up many career opportunities. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Jalan Broga 43500 Semenyih Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia 011-60-3-8924-8000 University of Malaya In the Southwest of the capital city Kuala Lumpur, this University was established in 1949 by a merger of two colleges with roots as far back as 1905. The faculty of engineering currently has programs in civil, environmental, chemical, computer, electrical, telecommunications, computer-aided design and manufacturing, and biomedical engineering. Students can also earn master's degrees in engineering and engineering science, with specialties in safety, health and environment, and biomedical engineering, as well as a doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree in the student's field of choice. University of Malaya 50603 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 011-60-3-7967-3279

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