RESEARCH STYLE at MJIIT is classified into several distinct groups of ikohzas which are Japanese-styled research laboratory groups with members comprising students, academics and researchers of similar interests. Final year undergraduate and postgraduate students collaborate with the unique Senpai-Kohai or mentor-mentee concept. Junior members are nurtured and closely supported by their seniors, encouraging strong collaboration and continuous guidance from professors and senior members of the research group.
MONOZUKURI / NINGEN-RYOKU
MONOZUKURI: It is about having a state of mind, the spirit to produce not only excellent products but also have the ability to constantly improve the production system and its processes. It is practiced in Capstone Design, Laboratory Courses and Problem Based Learning.
NINGEN-RYOKU: A holistic approach for comprehensive character building to develop confidence, decisiveness, independence and maturity in the graduates which prevails through emphasis on skills in communication, problem solving, responsibility and ethics in the programme curriculum.
5S AND KAIZEN / K.E.S PEDAGOGY
5S AND KAIZEN: Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu, Shitsuke (“sort”, “set in order”, “shine”, “standardize, “sustain”) and Kaizen (continuous improvement) has become part of the learning concept of MJIIT, aimed to develop the skills of the Japanese, such as team working, responsibility, and resilience.
K.E.S PEDAGOGY: “Knowledge-Experience and Self-study” pedagogy concept of teaching and learning approach which focuses on more class contact in lower years, learning through experience and self-study in later years.
Prof. Dr. Ezzat Chan Abdullah
Deputy Dean Academic
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT),
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur,
Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra (Jalan Semarak),
54100 Kuala Lumpur,
Tel: +603 2203 1211
MJIIT offers a full-time 4-year undergraduate programme. The curriculum has been developed with the following aspirations;
- To enhance the quality of learning and teaching in the academic environment;
- To disseminate engineering sciences which focused on quantitative, problem solving, design and engineering practice
- To incorporate the generic skills which include communication skill, leadership, social and environmental responsibilities awareness.
- To embed research attributes in courses
The curriculum provides competence graduates that satisfy the needs of industry. The effectiveness and quality of the curriculum is enhanced with proper assessment techniques on every course. The curricular approach, the educational content and the teaching-learning and assessment methods are appropriate, consistent with, and support the attainment to achieve the Programme Learning Outcomes (LO).