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OVERVIEW

EDGE Programme is an alternative path of education for working people in industry that may previously not have had the opportunity to pursue normal academic programmes in order to enhance their career and to develop and update their skills and knowledge. This programme is aimed at tackling industry’s specific issue and urgent manpower needs not addressed through conventional channels.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

A key feature of the EDGE Programme is that entry requirements are based on personal capability and work experience rather than academic qualifications. For executive diploma programmes, the criteria of student admission are based on the admission policies and guidelines approved by the UTM Senate and in accordance with Guidelines For the Executive Programmes stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency. This guideline can be accessed at http://www.mqa.gov.my/

 



1. University General Requirements

Passed in a single sitting Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with three (3) credits

OR

2. University General Requirements (Certificate Holders)

Obtained a certificate from a Polytechnic / equivalent in a field relevant to the course applied with a minimum of CGPA 2.00, and Passed all subjects of specialization

OR

3. University General Requirements (Other qualifications)

Holds other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM levels with three (3) credits and approved by the Government of Malaysia and by the Senate.

AND

4. Programme Specific Requirements

  • Candidates must provide evidences endorsed by the present employer that they have had at least three (3) years working experience in a related field.
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Pass the interview / test to certify experience, if so required by UM
  • Candidates are required to submit a detailed transcript of SPM/ Certificates results (from the first semester to the final semester) / Course Attendance, endorsed by employer .

 


SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR LEARNING

  • Course Notes are provided to participants/students
  • Extensive UTM and UTM Razak School library and other learning resources and facilities.
  • Speakers from industries are invited from time to time to deliver talks and discuss their experience.
  • Student is allocated with qualified project academic supervisor and industrial supervisor to assist in producing quality project report.

 

MECHANISMS FOR REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF TEACHING, LEARNING, ASSESSMENT, THE CURRICULUM AND OUTCOME STANDARDS

  • Board of Studies involvement in updating professional and business developments
  • Scrutiny from UTM Standing Senate Committee, UTM Curriculum Committee and UTM Quality Unit
  • Academic Courses reviewed by the Academic Committee
  • Lecturer /Instructor approved by UTM Razak School ,with qualification at least a Bachelor Degree and extensive industrial or teaching experience.
  • Staff appraisal scheme and institutional staff development courses.
  • Regular course team meetings and comprehensive three year Programme review

 

An integrated learning approach and assessment methods are applied for the executive diploma programme. Learning activities and case studies discussion are facilitated by lecturers during face to face meetings. Quiz, test, presentation and post module assessment (PMA) methods were stated in the module outlines., PMA assignment were conducted through discussions via internets, self and independent studies. Preparation and analyses of PMA were conducted individually by taking into account student’s prior experiential learning (PEL).


CERTIFICATE ISSUING BODY

The Executive Diploma is awarded by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to graduate, students should:

  • Complete a total of 60 credit hours with minimum CPA of 2.00.
  • Complete and pass the Diploma Project I (Proposal ) and Diploma Project II (Report).


LIST OF PROGRAMME OFFERED


· EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (click to Download Brochure)

  • Integrated approach in Teaching and Learning and multidisciplinary courses
  • This Programme covers topics related to engineering business management.
  • This programme provides students with the combination of practical knowledge and skills necessary for a rewarding career in an engineering business.
  • The lecturers of this programme possess extensive academic and professional / industrial experience.

· EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (click here to Download Brochure)

  • The only Executive Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health that applies an integrated approach in teaching and Learning
  • This Programme offers substantial topics related to Occupational Safety and Health
  • This programme provides students with the combination of practical knowledge and formal leanings necessary for a rewarding career in Occupational Safety and Health.
  • The lecturers of this programme possess extensive academic and professional /
  • industrial experience and capable to conduct courses listed in the curriculum.

· EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN FACILITY MANAGEMENT (click here to Download Brochure)

  • The Executive Diploma in Facility Management will provide you with an exceptional means of credentialing and will demonstrate that you have exposed to and have gained a grasp of the essentials skills and knowledge of facility management. This course will emphasize, in addition to maintenance planning, the importance of strategic issues such as finance, health and environment, information technology and quality management. Graduate of the programme will be competent supervisor in facility management with increasing responsibility to assistant manager who would help to improve the quality of maintenance supervision for the construction industry.

· EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN RETAIL MANAGEMENT (click here to Download Brochure)

  • This programme is endorsed by the Malaysian Retail Chains Association. Graduate of the programme is expected to be competent retail supervisor with increasing responsibility to assistant manager in retail business, tourism and franchise companies.

·EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (click here to Download Brochure)

  • The only Executive Diploma in Manufacturing Technology offered  to the Malaysian industrial   sector.
  • ii.  Substantial topics related to Manufacturing Technology are covered
  • iii. This programme provides students with formal learning's and assessment methods appropriate for adult learners.
  • iv. The lecturers of this programme possess extensive academic and professional / industrial
  • experience and highly capable to conduct courses listed in the Programme curriculum.

· EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA IN MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS (click here to Download Brochure)

  • The only Executive Diploma in Manufacturing Systems offered to the Malaysian Industrial Sector
  • This Programme offers substantial topics related to Manufacturing Systems
  • This programme provides students with the combination of practical knowledge and formal learning necessary for a rewarding career in manufacturing systems.
  • The lecturers of this programme possess extensive academic and professional/ industrial experience and able to conduct courses listed in the curriculum.

 

APPLICATION FORMS

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