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Bachelor of Science (Materials Science)

1. The Bachelor of Science (Materials Science) program goal is to produce graduates with vast knowledge in Materials Science fields especially for electronics and electrical industries, has analytical and problem solving skills, able for life-long learning, application of practical skills in Materials Science to correlate research results with Materials Science concept.

2. The Bachelor of Science (Materials Science) program was formed with vision for Department of Physics University of Malaya to excel as a centre for study and research in Materials Science at international level.

3. The mission of the Materials Science program is to produce quality graduates and to develop students potential who could contribute to society through holistic learning approach.


Benefits

At the end of the Degree of Bachelor of Science (Materials Science) program, graduates are able to:

1. Demonstrate proficiency in the basic knowledge in Materials Science and latest technology.

2. Demonstrate practical skills in Materials Science and connecting experimental results to related Materials Science concepts.

3. Demonstrate skills and social responsibility in practicing Materials Science.

4. Practicing ethical value and professionalism as a Materials Science expert.

5. Demonstrate communication, leadership and team work skills particularly in relating scientific and technical information through both written and oral presentations.

6. Applying scientific skills in problem solving related to Materials Science.

7. Engage in life-long learning to improve knowledge and applications.

8. Apply Materials Science experience and knowledge to explore opportunities in entrepreneurship world.

Course Structure

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MATERIALS SCIENCE) SESSION 2017/2018

(128 CREDITS)

UNIVERSITY COUSES (24 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

GIG1001

The Islamic And Asian Civilisation (TITAS)

2

GIG1002/GIG1006

Ethnic Relation or Introduction to Malaysia

2

GIG1003

Basic Entrepreneurship Culture

2

GIG1004

Information Literacy

2

GIG1005

Social Engagement

2

GKN/GKR/GKV

Co-Curriculum

2

SIX1001

Introduction to Science and Technology Studies

3

SIX1004

Statistics

3

GLTxxxx

English Language 1

3

GLTxxxx

English Language 2

3

PROGRAM CORE COURSES (104 CREDITS)

(I) DEPARTMENTAL CORE COURSES (70 Credits) [TJ]

LEVEL 1 (20 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Title

Pre-Requisite

Credits

SMES1102

Basic Mathematical Methods

STPM Mathematics /Equivalent

3

SMES1103

Beginning Mathematical Methods

SMES1102

3

 

SMES1201

 

Vibrations and Waves

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

 

SMES1202

 

Thermal Physics

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

 

SMES1204

 

Basic Electronics

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

 

SMES1205*

 

Experimental Methods

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

 

SMES1271*

 

Practical Physics

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

 

SMEB1201

 

Introduction to Materials Science

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

 

SMEB1202

 

Modern Physics for Materials Science

STPM Physics/Equivalent & STPM Mathematics

/Equivalent

 

2

* Courses to be taken concurrently.

LEVEL 2 (28 CREDITS)

SMEB2201

Quantum Mechanics for Materials Science

SMES1103 & SMEB1201 & SMEB1202

3

SMEB2202

Electrical Properties of Materials

SMEB1201 & SMES1204

2

SMEB2203

Optical Properties of Materials

SMEB1201 & SMES1201

2

SMEB2204#

Materials Characterisation

SMEB1201 & SMEB1202

3

SMEB2205

Thermal Properties of Materials

SMES1202 & SMEB1201 & SMEB1202

3

SMEB2206

Polymer Physics

SMEB1201 & SMEB1202

3

SMEB2207

Computer Programming

SMES1103

2

SMES2205

Statistical Physics

SMES1103 & SMES1202

3

 

SMEB2101

Magnetic and Superconductor Properties of

Materials

 

SMEB1201& SMEB1202

 

2

SMEB2102

Mechanical Properties of Materials

SMEB1201& SMEB1202

3

SMEB2271#

Materials Science Laboratory I

SMEB1201 & SMEB1202 & SMES1271

2

# Courses to be taken concurrently.

LEVEL 3 (16 CREDITS)

SMEB3271

Materials Science Laboratory II

SMEB2271

2

SMEB3201

Semiconductor Material and Devices

SMEB2202 & SMEB2203 & SMEB2201

3

SMEB3202

Composite Materials

SMEB2204 & SMEB2206 & SMES2205

3

SMEB3291

Industrial Training

SMEB3201 & SMEB3271 & SMEB2207 & SMEB3202

4

SMEB3181

Project I

SMEB3201 & SMEB3271 & SMEB2207 & SMEB3202

4

LEVEL 4 (6 CREDITS)

SMEB4181

Project II

SMEB3181

6

(II) DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVES COURSES (24 Credits) [EJ]

Course Code

Course Title

Pre-Requisite

Credits

SMEB3301

Labview Programming

SMEB2207 & SMEB2271

3

SMEB3402

Vacuum and Plasma Technology

SMES2205 & SMEB2205

3

SMEB3302

Nano Materials and Nanotechnology

SMEB3201

3

SMEB3303

Biomaterials

SMEB3202

3

SMEB3304

Photonic Materials and Devices

SMEB3201 & SMEB2204

3

SMEB3305

Organic Electronics

SMEB3201

3

SMEB3306

Smart Materials

SMEB3202

3

SMEB4301

Electrochemistry

SMEB3202

3

SMEB4302

Advanced Materials Processing Technology

SMEB3402

3

SMEB4303

Computation and Simulation

SMEB2207 & SMEB3201

3

(III) FACULTY ELECTIVE COURSES (10 Credits) [EF]

Students can only choose Courses offered by Department of Chemistry and Department of Science and Technology Studies. The recommended faculty elective courses are in the following.

Course Code

Course Title

Pre-Requisite

Credits

SCES1200

Principles of Chemistry

STPM Chemistry or Equivalent

2

SCES1210

Inorganic Chemistry I

STPM Chemistry or Equivalent

3

SCES1220

Organic Chemistry I

STPM Chemistry or Equivalent

3

SCES1230

Physical Chemistry I

STPM Chemistry or Equivalent

3

SCES2243

General Enviromental Chemistry

SCES1210 and SCES1220

2

SCES2244

Industrial Chemistry

SCES1200

2

SCES2245

Introduction to Analytical Chemistry

SCES1200, SCES1210, SCES1220 and SCES1230

2

SCES2246

Functional Group Chemistry

SCES1220

3

SCES2262

Biomoleecular Chemisry

SCES1220

2

SCES2313

Nuclear Chemistry

SCES1200 and SCES1210

2

SCES2320

Nutritional Chemistry

SCES1220

2

SCES2323

Medicinal Chemistry

SCES1220

2

SCES2324

Petrochemical

SCES1200 and SCES1210

2

SCES2338

Solid State Chemistry

SCES1210 and SCES1230

2

SCES2415

Inorganic Industrial Chemistry

SCES1200 and SCES1210

2

SCES2433

Electrochemistry

SCES1200 and SCES1230

2

SFES1343

Innovation Systems

 

3

SFES1322

Innovation and Organization

 

3

SFES3363

Environmental Policy and Management

 

3

SFES1101

Logic and Critical Thinking

 

3

SFES1103

Philosophy of Science

 

3

SFES1121

Science and Technology in Malaysia

 

3

SFES1131

Scientific Writing and Communication

 

3

SFES1151

Science, Technology and Sustainable

 

3

SFES1335

Environmental Philosophy and Ethics

 

3

SFES2105

Epistemology and Perspective Knowledge

 

3

SFES2112

Philosophy of Technology

 

3

SFES2121

Research Methodology in Science and

 

3

SFES2134

Science, Technology and Religion

 

3

SFES2142

Science, Technology and Media

 

3

SFES2351

Technology Management

 

3

SFES2355

Islamic Philosophy and Technology

 

3

SFES2365

History of Science and Technology

 

3

SFES3352

Sustainable Innovation

 

3


Entry Requirement

 

PROGRAM

KELAYAKAN

STPM
(Tahun Semasa)

MATRIKULASI / ASASI

STAM

DIPLOMA

KELAYAKAN LAIN

MS36
Sarjana Muda Sains
(Sains Bahan)
(7 Semester)

 

Aliran : Sains

  • Passed STPM with at least a CGPA of 3.00; and

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in STPM level in the following subjects:
  • Physics; and

     

     

  • One (1) of the following subjects:

     

    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics T

 

 

and

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET





Aliran: Sains

  • Passed Matriculation/Foundation with at least a CGPA of 3.00; and

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in Matriculation/Foundation in the following subjects:

 

  • Physics/Engineering Physics; and

     

  • One (1) of the following subjects:

     

    • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry
    • Mathematics

 

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET

 





 

 

 

 

Tidak Ditawarkan

Aliran: Sains

  • A Diploma of Higher Learning Institute or other recognized institution in the field of the program being applied with at least a CGPA of 3.00

    or

     

  • Passed STPM not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.00 and fulfilled the specific program requirement as follows:

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in STPM level in the following subjects:
    • Physics; and

       

  • Passed Matriculation/Foundation not in the current year with at least a CGPA of 3.00 and fulfilled the specific program requirement as follows:

     

  • Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in Matriculation/Foundation in the following subjects:
  • One (1) of the following subjects:
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics T

      or

       

  • Physics/Engineering Physics; and

     

  • One (1) of the following subjects:
    • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry
    • Mathematics

 

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET

 


 

Aliran : Sains

  • Obtained a GCE A-Level qualification with at least Grade B in the following subjects:
    • Physics; and

       

  • An International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with at least 30 points  of score and obtained Grade 5 Higher Level in the following subjects:
    • Physics; and

       

  • An Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) qualification with at least Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)  total of 80% and obtained at least 16 points  of score (High Achievement) in the following subjects:
    • Physics; and

       

  • A American Degree Foundation Program (ADFP) qualification in science stream with at least CGPA of 3.00  and at least grade B in the following subjects:
  • One (1) of the following subjects:
    • Chemistry
    • Further Mathematics
    • Mathematics 

       

      or

       

  • One (1) of the following subjects:
    • Chemistry
    • Further Mathematics
    • Mathematics 

       

      or

       

  • One (1) of the following subjects:
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics 

       

      or

       

  • Physics; and

     

  • One (1) of the following subjects:
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics 

 

and

 

  • A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in MUET

 

or

 

  • A minimum Band 4 IELTS

    or

     

  • Obtained score at least 437-473 (PBT)/123-150 (CBT)/ 41-52 (IBT) TOEFL

 




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Intake Schedule

Semester I : September

Semester II : February

Deadline for Malaysian applicants : April for Semester I intake

Deadline for International applicants : June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Fees

RM8,260.00 (Local student)

Click here (International student)

Last Update: November 07, 2017

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