Professional Engineer Program is a program designed to benefit working professionals who seek to increase their qualifications through specialised degree and professional certificate programs. As a prerequisite, the student who wants to enter this program has to at least have 2 years of working experiences in engineering field after graduated from bachelor degree of Sarjana Teknik (ST) or at least have 5 years of working experiences in engineering from Sarjana Sains (S.Si) and Sarjana Pendidikan (S.Pd) graduates. For who has at least 5 years in engineering work experiences, the student can take the program with the method of Recognition to Prior Learning (RPL), which is carried out in one semester to get the professional degree of Certified Engineer or Insinyur (Ir.). In this program, the students who hold an accredited bachelor degree have to enhance their contemporary knowledge to lead and manage their improvement of professional progress in a highly competitive global environment.
As a new program in Faculty of Engineering, The Professional Engineer Program is an urgent need in Indonesia to meet the number of professional engineers’ requests in any fields of engineering that has been going on in Indonesia. Also, certification of the profession of engineer for Indonesian engineer is also indispensable to compete in the era of the ASEAN Economic Community (MEA), and even more to contest within the global. This program provides availability to increase individual competence and professionalism through continuous professional development as well to get a Certified Engineer. The scope of engineering disciplines in this program may cover: civil engineering and the built environment; architecture, computer engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering and food technology.
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