Producing enterprising technopreneurs
UNIVERSITI Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology’s (UniKL MIMET) aim is to support the University’s vision and mission of becoming the premier entrepreneurial technical university and to produce enterprising global technopreneurs by upgrading the skills of Malaysia’s workforce and the same time generating skilled workers and technopreneurs through its The Bachelor of Maritime Operations (Hons) programme.
The programme would allow UniKL MIMET as a specialist institute for the maritime sector to achieve the objective of producing graduates to venture into the non-engineering areas of the maritime industry. Among others, this programme aims at graduating students that would be able to be employed in the maritime industry involving sub-sectors that include shipping management, sea port operations, shipping and forwarding agencies, government law enforcement agencies, shipyard administration and other maritime ancillary services.
In this respect, courses offered in the Bachelor of Maritime Operations programme are grouped into five sub-areas namely Maritime Transport Management, Shipyard Operations, Maritime Law Enforcement, Business Management as well as Marine Technology and Ocean Sciences. This will enable the various learning outcomes expected from the programme to be successfully achieved.
The development of such programme would not be possible without the support from players in the maritime industry. Hence, an industrial panel was set up to assist UniKL in the development of this programme comprising representative from sea port, shipping company, shipyard, government agency and a senior academician from a reputable university.
The aims, objectives and learning outcomes of the programme are continually communicated to the stakeholders through various means such as briefings to students and parents, meetings with industrial panels, briefing to the industry during industrial training sessions, UniKL and MIMET’s websites and programme books that are disseminated to all students.
The Bachelor of Maritime Operations (Hons) graduates’ educational objectives:
– To be knowledgeable, competent and innovative, which will contribute towards the human capital in the marine-related industry.
– Have effective leadership and teamwork skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support graduates’ role in industry.
– Committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
– Will practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
– Capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.
Graduates from the Bachelor of Maritime Operations (Hons) will have the opportunity to pursue their career in various fields such as:
– Maritime Cargo Analyst
– Port Operator and Management – Coordinator Freight Services
– Sales Operation Coordinator
– Logistics Executive
– Ship’s Officer Maritime
UniKL MIMET located in Lumut, Perak is offering diploma and bachelor programmes such as Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons) in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding, Marine Electrical and Electronics also Diploma of Engineering Technology in Ship Design, Ship Construction and Maintenance, Marine Engineering and Electrical and Electronics (Marine).
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Among others, this programme aims at graduating students that would be able to be employed in the maritime industry involving sub-sectors.
The programme would allow UniKL MIMET as a specialist institute for the maritime sector to achieve the objective of producing graduates to venture into the non-engineering areas of the maritime industry.