Materials Science - Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Bachelor of Science with Honours (Materials Science)


Materials Science is a multidisciplinary field comprising of basic science of physics, chemistry and mathematics. Generally, material is classified into metals, polymers, ceramics, composites and semiconductors. Field of knowledges covering the microstructures and material properties, fabrication, testing and analysis and material application. Students are required to undergo 12 weeks industrial training at the industry or research centre associated to material activities. The training will expose the students with professional experience in technical and managerial aspects in material-related industry. To equip students with the research techniques, students are required to carry three stages of practical training in the laboratory and a research project during the period of study at the Materials Science Program. 

Duration of study : 4 years

    • To capitalize graduates who are sensitive to the latest advancement in material science. 

    • To capitalize graduates with prominent identity by mastering good Bahasa Malaysia and English. 

    • To capitalize graduates who are ethical, independent and able to apply the knowledge and skills in the industrial, research, education and entrepreneurship fields related to materials science. 

    • To capitalize graduates that fulfill the needs of the stakeholder and the community 


    • CAD technician 
    • Design engineer 
    • Materials engineer 
    • Metallurgist 
    • Product/process development scientist 
    • Research scientist (physical sciences) 
    • Technical sales engineer 

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