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Established as a technical university in 2002, Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA) offers a variety of engineering- and technology-based technical programmes, including high-level Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

"Ranked as one of the best in Research and Innovation within the classifications of Malaysia Technical University Network (MTUN), UMPSA is steadfastly committed to innovating and developing unique academic programmes through strategic international collaborations." 

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  • a variety of accredited engineering and technical education programmes

  • a culture of excellence in research and innovation

  • collaborative partnerships with industries especially in the East Coast Industrial Belt

  • dual degree programmes in engineering with Hochschule Karlsruhe Und Wirtschaft (HsKA) of Germany

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Pharmaceutical) in collaboration with Institute of Technology Tallaght, Ireland and Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Infrastructure Management) in collaboration with University of Southern Queensland, Australia

  • good job prospects with 98% of employability rate.

UMPSA Diploma Programme

Why you should choose UMP diploma programme?

Academic Excellence
UMPSA is a reputable institution that offers a range of diploma programmes in various fields, including engineering, technology, management, science, and humanities. The university is known for its quality academic programmes and excellent facilities, which provide a conducive learning environment.

Industry-Relevant Programmes

UMPSA's diploma programmes are designed to meet the needs of the industry and equip students with practical skills and knowledge. The programmes are updated regularly to ensure that they are in line with the latest industry trends and demands.

Practical Training and Hands-on Experience

Diploma programmes at UMPSA provides students with practical training and industry attachments. This allows students to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world settings and gain valuable hands-on experience. Such practical exposure enhances their employability and prepares them for the workforce.

Pathway to Further Education

UMPSA's diploma programmes can serve as a pathway for further education. Upon completion of a diploma, students may have the opportunity to pursue a bachelor's degree in a related field at UMPSA or transfer credits to other universities locally or internationally.

Experienced Faculty

UMPSA has a team of experienced and dedicated lecturers who are committed to providing students with quality education. The faculty members have expertise in their respective fields and are passionate about teaching and mentoring students.


Vibrant Campus Life

UMPSA has a vibrant campus life, with various clubs, societies, and events that provide opportunities for students to develop their skills, interests, and networks. The university also provides accommodation and other facilities to ensure that students have a comfortable and enjoyable campus experience.

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering

  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • ​Diploma in Industrial Sciences

  • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

  • Diploma in Computer Science


UMPSA Gambang Campus
2 years (4 semesters) + 9 Months Industrial Training (5th Semester)


Upon successful completion of the Diploma programme, students may apply directly to UMPSA into any of the related Bachelor's Degree programme or any other public universities or to further studies at any private universities.

Diploma graduates will also have the opportunity to pursue their study in Dual Degree Programme (two certificates from two institutions) under the collaboration of UMPSA and universities abroad.


Read more about the UMPSA's Dual Degree and its various advantages including the opportunity to study abroad with sponsorship. Click Here

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