Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

PLO 1: Knowledge

Apply knowledge of mathematics, sciences, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialisation to mechanical engineering practical procedures and practices.

PLO 2: Modern Tools Usage

Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools to well defined engineering problems, with an understanding of the limitations.

PLO 3: Communication Skills

Communicate effectively on well defined engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions.

PLO 4: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving/Investigation

Conduct investigations of well-defined problems, locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements to provide valid conclusion.

PLO 5: Team Work Skills

Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse technical teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.

PLO 6: Life Long Learning

Recognize the need for, and have the preparation to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

PLO 7: Entrepreneurship Skills

Self-motivate and enhance entrepreneurship skills for career development.

PLO 8: Ethics and Professionalism

Apply to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practices.

PLO 9: Leadership Skill, Project Management and Finance

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.

PLO 10: Design/development of solutions

Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PLO 11: Problem Analysis

Identify and analyze well-defined mechanical engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field.

PLO 12: Environment/Sustainability

Able to describe the impact of engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PLO 13: Engineering and Society

Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined engineering problems.

Last update : 31 Mac 2019