MASTER / DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

This programme aims to develop the intellectual, practical and professional skills in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of environmental engineering principles and issues. The programme focused on innovative research geared towards developing new technologies and practices that ensure mitigation of pollution for the benefit of human health and the environment.

Benefits:
The programme offers you with the following attribute:

  • Advanced and recent knowledge
  • Enhance Research skills
  • Enhance soft skill and interpersonal skill

The candidate will be supervised by experienced supervisors

Career opportunities:
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.

 

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

Master of Philosophy

PEO1 Graduates are able to in-depth knowledge in environmental engineering related areas.
PEO2 Graduates are able to formulate and conduct problems through effective critical thinking skills.
PEO3 Graduates are able to apply a wide range of relevant knowledge through effective oral and written communications.
PEO4 Graduates able to adopt the latest relevant knowledge, balance professional and ethical responsibilities including contemporary issues and environmental awareness.

Doctor of Philosophy

PEO1 Graduates are able to in-depth knowledge in environmental engineering related areas.
PEO2 Graduates are able to formulate and conduct problems through effective critical thinking skills.
PEO3 Graduates are able to organize relevant knowledge and expertise through effective oral and written communications.
PEO4 Graduates able to develop relevant knowledge, promote professional and ethical responsibilities including contemporary issues and environmental awareness.
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Master of Philosophy
PLO 1: Apply advanced knowledge in environmental engineering related areas.
PLO 2: Design and manage scientific research using acceptable methodologies through effective thinking skills.
PLO 3: Analyze and evaluate critically problems in related areas through effective thinking skills and the application of appropriate tools and techniques.
PLO 4: Demonstrate technical findings in both written and oral forms effectively.
PLO 5: Adapt intellectual honesty and integrity in performing scientific work.
PLO 6: Identify available information and research evidence and apply it in the relevant context.

Doctor of Philosophy
PLO 1: Incorporate continuing and advanced knowledge in environmental engineering related areas.
PLO 2: Formulate hypothesis, design and reorganize experiments/research scientifically to solve and evaluate observed phenomena.
PLO 3: Analyze and evaluate critically problems in related areas through effective thinking skills, particularly in situations with limited information and to provide solutions through the application of appropriate tools and techniques.
PLO 4: Display ideas and technical findings in both written and oral forms effectively.
PLO 5: Plan and perform research undertakings professionally, ethically and responsibly.
PLO 6: Perform lifelong learning for the needs of continuing professional development.

Entry requirement

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

Programme Structure
Master of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy
8 max semesters | 3 min semesters 16 max semesters | 6 min semesters
LIST OF COURSES  LIST OF COURSES 
University elective University elective
Research methodology Research methodology
MKKS Research PKKS Research

 

Areas of research
  • Water Pollution Control & Treatment
  • Environmental Management and Sustainability
  • Sustainable Consumption & Production
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Industrial and Municipal Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Quality Assessment and Management
  • Environmental Quality Analysis
  • Modelling

For further enquiries please contact:

DR. NORZITA NGADI
Programme Coordinator
Office: +607-5535480
Email: norzita@utm.my

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