Engineering technology program in Malaysia: a market survey

Engineering technology program in Malaysia: a market survey. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 56: 56. pp. 448-453. ISSN 1877-0428 (2012)


In line with industrial development which is growing rapidly in Malaysia, engineering technology program is likely to be
introduced in Malaysia education system at higher level. Towards developing the electrical engineering technology program
and designing a curriculum structure in Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), a market survey has been conducted to
gather opinion from industries on the relevant subjects, duration of training required and also the career opportunity. The
market research survey was conducted by the Committee of Development for Engineering Technology, UTeM in 2011. A
total of 110 questionnaires were distributed to local and foreign companies throughout Malaysia. The scope of the market survey covered the common understanding of the concept of Engineering Technologist, requirements from industry perspective, the relevant focus areas as well as perceptions towards the program. As a result, the market research shows that there is a demand for degree programs in Electrical Engineering Technology

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Engineering Technology, Engineering Technologists, Technologist
Taxonomy: By Subject > College of Engineering > Electrical Engineering > Communication
Local Content Hub: Subjects > College of Engineering
Depositing User: Mohd Fadhli Samsudin
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2022 06:33
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2022 06:33
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