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UTM Japan International Programme

About Us

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) – Japan International Degree Programme (UTM-Japan IDP) is a Bachelor Degree Programme offered by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for Malaysian and international students.  The programme provides opportunities for students to experience a world class teaching and learning environment. UTM-Japan IDP offers a Japanese-oriented engineering education (i.e. incorporating Japanese concepts such as Monozukuri and iKohza research based) allowing students to experience global education while enhancing their personal and professional developments.

As a leading Entrepreneurial Research University in Engineering, Science and Technology, UTM provides highly experienced and qualified academic staff as thought leader, communicator and teacher undertaking a range of activities to impart knowledge to students.
MJIIT provides 72 state of the art laboratories and research facilities which are tailored to UTM-MJIIT’s innovative curriculum to train students with the Japanese-oriented engineering courses equipped with Monozukuri principles. Collaborative works with various agencies, academia and industries augurs well with the learning and academic atmosphere at MJIIT
A degree beyond borders chimes a highly privileged education opportunity at affordable costs via the UTM-Japan IDP program. Prospective candidates may apply directly to UTMSPACE.

Why choose JAPAN-IDP

  • Japanese oriented engineering education (i.e Monozukuri & iKohza)
  • Taught in English by highly experienced Malaysian and Japanese lecturers
  • Accredited by Board of Engineers Malaysia
  • State-of-the-art research facilities at MJIIT KL
  • Opportunity to study abroad and receive industrial Training in Japan
  • Highly employability rate, inclusive of Japanese companies
  • Opportunity to learn Japanese language
  • Direct admission without going through UPU application process
  1. Bachelor of Mechanical Precision Engineering with Honours
  2. Bachelor of Electronic Systems Engineering with Honours
  3. Bachelor of Chemical Process Engineering with Honours
  4. Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) with Honours

ENTRY

REQUIREMENTS

Mechanical Precision

Engineering

Electronic Systems

Engineering

Chemical Process

Engineering

Computer Science

(Software Engineering)

KPM Matriculation (Science)

KPM Matriculation (Technical)

Asasi Sains UM

Asasi Kejuruteraan UiTM

Asasi Sains UiTM

Asasi Sains UTM

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

Matriculation / Asasi level;

and;

Get at least a B- (2.67) at the

Matriculation / Asasi level TWO (2) in the

following subjects:

• Mathematics;

• Physics / Engineering Physics;

and;

Get at least level 2 (Band 2) in the MUET

test.

and;

Applicants must not have physical

disabilities that might affect practical work

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

Matriculation / Asasi level;

and;

Get at least a B- (2.67) at the

Matriculation / Asasi level TWO (2) in the

following subjects:

• Mathematics;

• Physics / Engineering Physics;

and;

Get at least level 2 (Band 2) in the MUET

test.

and;

Applicants must not have the following disabilities (color vision deficient/color blind/physical disabilities) that might affect   practical work

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

Matriculation / Asasi level;

and;

Get at least a B- (2.67) at the

Matriculation / Asasi level THREE (3) in

the following subjects:

• Mathematics;

• Chemistry / Engineering Chemistry;

• Physics / Engineering Physics;

and;

Get at least level 2 (Band 2) in the MUET

test.

and;

Applicants must not have physical

disabilities that might affect practical work

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

Matriculation / Asasi level;

and;

Get at least a C+ (2.33) at the

Matriculation / Asasi level in the following

subjects:

• Mathematics;

and;

Any ONE (1) of the following subjects:

• Physics / Engineering Physics

• Chemistry / Engineering Chemistry

• Biology

• Computer Science / Computing

and;

Obtained at least a Grade (C) at SPM level

in the following subject:

• Mathematics

and;

Get at least level 2 (Band 2) in the MUET

test.

 

STPM holders

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

STPM level;

and;

Obtained at least a B- (NGMP 2.67) at

STPM level in the following TWO (2)

subjects :

• Mathematics T

• Physics

and;

Gets at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

and;

Applicants must not have physical

disabilities that might affect practical work

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

STPM level;

and;

Obtained at least a B- (NGMP 2.67) at

STPM level in the following TWO (2)

subjects :

• Mathematics T

• Physics

and;

Gets at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

and;

Applicants must not have the following disabilities (color vision deficient/color blind/physical disabilities) that  might affect practical work

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

STPM level;

and;

Obtained at least a B- (NGMP 2.67) at

STPM level in the following TWO (2)

subjects :

• Mathematics T

• Chemistry

• Physics

and;

Gets at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

and;

Applicants must not have physical

disabilities that  might affect practical work

Obtains a minimum CGPA of 2.50 at the

STPM level;

and;

Obtained at least a C+ (NGMP 2.33) at

STPM level in ANY of the following subjects :

• Mathematics T

• Further Mathematics

 Information and Communications

Technology

and;

Any ONE (1) of the following subjects;

• Physics

• Chemistry

• Biology

and;

Obtained at least a Grade (C) at SPM level

in the following subject:

• Mathematics

and;

Gets at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

 

Diploma holders

Obtain a Mechanical Engineering Diploma

(Core / Aeronautical / Automotive /

Industrial / Manufacturing) from UTM /

IPT / Equivalent with a minimum CGPA of

2.50;

and;

Gets at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

and;

Applicants must not have physical

disabilities that  might affect practical work

Obtain a Diploma in Electrical Engineering

(Electronics / Electronics /

Telecommunications) from UTM / IPT /

equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

and;

Obtained at least Level 2 (Band 2) in

MUET.

and;

Applicants must not have the following disabilities (color vision deficient/color blind/physical disabilities) that  might affect practical work

Obtain a Diploma in Chemical Engineering

from IPT / equivalent in at least a CGPA of

2.50

and;

Gets at least Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET.

and;

Applicants must not have physical

disabilities that  might affect practical work

Obtain a Diploma in Computer Science from

UTM equivalent with a minimum

CGPA of 2.60;

or;

Obtain a Diploma in  Computer Science from IPT/equivalent with a minimum CGPA of

2.80.

or;

TWO years of experience working in related field for the applicants who obtained CGPA of less than 2.80.

and;

Obtain at least Grade (C) at SPM level in the following subject:

• Mathematics

or;

Obtained at least a Grade (C) at the Diploma

level in one of the Mathematics subjects

and;

Get at least level 2 (Band 2) in the MUET

test.

International students

A Senior High School Certi­ficate/Senior Secondary School/other equivalent pre-university qualifi­cations from government schools (with a period of at least 12 years of study

from primary to higher secondary) or

General Certi­ficate of Education (GCE) ‘A’ Level , Diploma in the related ­field or other equivalent pre-university examinations or

Other certi­ficates recognized by the Senate of the University as equivalent to the above and

Specifi­c requirements based on programmes and

Fulfilled the English Language Requirements

 

International applicants must fulfill one of the following English Language Requirements:

English Language Test Qualification

Result

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

A minimum overall score of 5.5 in IELTS (Academic)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT

The minimum scores of 46 and above

Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

The minimum MUET Band 3 or higher

Cambridge English Qualification (CEQ) – B2 First (FCE), C1 Advanced (CAE), C2 Proficiency (CPE), Linguaskill

Score of 160 and above

PTE Academic

Score 51 and Above

ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP)

Completion of Level 107 or higher

 

From the academic year of 2017/2018, the applicable tuition fees for the local and international undergraduate student at MJIIT are :

FIELD

FIRST SEMESTER (RM)

SUBSEQUENT SEMESTER (RM)

MALAYSIAN

INTERNATIONAL

MALAYSIAN

INTERNATIONAL

Technology & Applied Science

7,450.00

17,416.00

5,400.00

10,000.00

Notes:
• Fees exclude Personal Bond, VAL/VISA, medical & health insurance schemes.
• Fees subject to change
• At the time of printing USD1=MYR4.25

Facilities

MJIIT Laboratory is equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment and technology to suit your analysis needs. All of them are available for use by MJIIT students and researchers in UTM Kuala Lumpur.
We also welcome other fellow researches from universities and industries to experience and take the benefit of the facilities.

Accommodations

Residensi UTMKL (3 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom and Studio Apartment) – located near UTMKL

Residensi UTM Kampung Baru

Kolej Siswa Jaya – https://kl.utm.my/ksj/

FAQ

1. What are the differences between Mainstream programme and UTM JAPAN IDP
NO. ITEM MAINSTREAM UTM JAPAN IDP
1. Merit As per university’s minimum requirement As per minimum MQA requirement
2. Global Mobility Program Students have opportunities to study and do industrial training in Japan Optional
3. Teaching and Learning Will be conducted in Bahasa Melayu Fully conducted in English and opportunity to learn Japanese language
4. Academic advisor One academic advisor UTM JAPAN IDP students will have one academic advisor, and another coordinator appointed by SPACE UTM to ensure a closer and frequent monitoring on students’ academic progress
2. What are the programmes offered under UTM JAPAN IDP?
  1. Bachelor of Mechanical Precision Engineering with Honours
  2. Bachelor of Electronic Systems Engineering with Honours
  3. Bachelor of Chemical Process Engineering with Honours
  4. Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) with Honours
3. Is the programme recognized by JPA & MQA

Yes

4. What is the study mode?

Fulltime

5. How long is the duration of the study?

For local students the duration is generally 4 years (8 Semesters). International students are required to spend an additional 1 semester (max : 2 semesters) on Faculty Foundation/Bridging Programme and another 4 years (8 semesters) on degree programme.

6. Are the students under UTM JAPAN IDP programme eligible to apply for credit exemption?

YES. As stated in the UTM Academic guideline, credit exemption can be made by those who pass the subject, which is equivalent in any recognized Higher Education institution within their study period at the university. The subject applied for credit exemption must be equivalent and fulfills the programme curriculum that they are in. Credit exemption must not exceed 30% of the total credit of the programme.

7. Programme award

The programme is awarded by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

8. Who is the owner of the UTM JAPAN IDP Programme, UTM or UTMSPACE?

The programme owner of the programme is UTM. The programmes will be conducted and managed at Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Kuala Lumpur. The application and registration of UTM-JAPAN IDP programmes will be processed and managed by UTMSPACE.

9. Am I eligible to apply for this programme? What is the entry requirement?

The programmes are open to both Malaysian and international candidates that fulfill the entry requirements.

10. Where is the campus for UTM JAPAN IDP?

UTM-Japan IDP programmes will be conducted at the Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Kuala Lumpur

11. Will the accommodation be provided for UTM JAPAN IDP students?

Accommodation is available for UTM-Japan IDP students, charged at a rate depending on the room type.

12. Can UTM-Japan IDP students change their programme to the mainstream programme

No, the entry requirements are different.

13. Which institutions will be providing the financial assistance for this programme?

Financial assistance is only provided to local students. Institutions that offer financial assistance are PTPTN, KSWP and others:

  • Biasiswa Endowmen (Merdeka/Alumni/Azman Hashim) UTM
  • Because we care chancellor fund UTM

 

14. Is PTPTN loan based on IPTA or IPTS rate?

PTPTN loan is based on IPTA rate. (Not up to 100% loan)

15. When is the student intake?

Student intakes will be in February and September

16. When and where can I submit the applications?

Online applications can be made via https://space.utm.my/admission/

17. Do I need a pin number to apply?

UTM-Japan IDP application doesn’t need a pin number because it is an online direct application WITHOUT going through the UPU system

18. Where can I check my application status?

Application status can be checked at https://space.utm.my/admission/tracking-status/

Contact Us

Malaysia – Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT)
University Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur,
Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra (Jalan Semarak),
54100 Kuala Lumpur,
MALAYSIA


Tel : +603 2203 1517
Help desk : +6019 7933799
Fax : +603 2203 1266
Email : japanidp@utm.my