Department of Chemical and Process Engineering


Master of Environmental Engineering


Online application through JOIN UKM System via and intake once a year (September Intake). Application fee of RM50.00 (for Malaysian applicants), USD50.00 or MYR100.00, USD 100 (for International applicants) as instructed in the online application system.

Programme Introduction

The Master of Environmental Engineering programme is offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UKM. This programme provides an integrated background in environmental science which covers ecosystem and environmental impacts and management, liquid and solid waste management and treatment, waste water engineering and air pollution equipment design. This programme is a multidiscipline programme integrating three engineering programmes namely chemical engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering. Among courses being offered are Environmental Management: Ecology, Audit and Impact, Air Pollution Chemistry and Control, Advanced Wastewater Treatment Process and Industrial Waste Management.

Programme Advantages

Either one of the criteria below:

Criteria 1

CGPA 2.50 and above : A Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours or Bachelor of Engineering
Technology/ its equivalent

Criteria 2

CGPA 2.0 – 2.49 : Bachelor of Engineering degree or related field or its equivalent with thorough
internal assessment

Criteria 3

CGPA 3.00 and above : A Bachelor of Science degree with honours (other than engineering) or
Bachelor of Science Technology (other than engineering) / its equivalent

Criteria 4

CGPA 2.99 and below : A Bachelor of Science degree with honours (other than engineering) or
Bachelor of Science Technology (other than engineering) / its equivalent with thorough internal

Criteria 5

Meet Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL A) for Malaysian candidates only:

a) Minimum age of 30 years old at the date of the application
b) Pass Diploma in related field or other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian
Government and approved by the University’s Senate;
c) Other equivalent qualification;
d) Certificate of MQA APEL with MQF Level 7

Mode of Study: Course Work

Full Time: 1½ -2 years

Part Time: 2- 4 years

Lectures start at 6:00-9:00pm, Monday – Thursday

English Language requirement for international candidates are as follows:

a. Minimum score 5.5 IELTS or any equivalent exams as aligned to The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as approved by the Senate OR

b. Letter of confirmation of academic qualification obtained using English as the medium of instruction issued by the stated University OR

c. Candidates studying from countries where English is gazetted as the official language (refer to The International Academic Grade Guide 2nd Edition)

Please contact Head of Graduate Program at or browse the website for more details.

For more details of the programme, please contact :

Head of Graduate Program
Department of Chemical & Process Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor,

Tel : 603-8911 8035
Fax : 603-8911 8345
Email :