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Master of Civil Engineering (by Research)

Offered By: Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College (KLIUC)

Key Features

  • Preparing students to be competent for research and development in specific areas of civil engineering
  • Development of students’ intellectual ability through research and successful application of advanced tools and techniques that will support their professional development
  • Flexibility of research projects: academics, professional, industrial, etc.

Learning/Research Methodology

  • The research project will be guided by an appointed supervisor
  • The student will be required to attend seminars on the research area
  • The student will be required to present and defend his/her research proposal at the end of his/her first quarter of study
  • The student is required to submit monthly progress reports to his/ her supervisor
  • Periodic consultation will be arranged as set by the supervisor
  • The Postgraduate Studies Committee will review the performance of the student on a quarterly basis
  • Upon completion of his/her research, the student will present and defend his/her thesis.

Duration of Study : Full-time : 1.5 to 2 years
Part-time : 3 to 4 years
Intakes : January, April, July and October

Admission Requirements:

  • A bachelor ’s degree in Civil Engineering or in a related field from any Malaysian government accredited institution OR other
    equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of KLIUC
  • An English language proficiency level considered sufficient to satisfactorily complete the course
  • International applicants are required to have a minimum score of TOEFL 550 OR IELTS 6.0. OR have attained a degree from a
    university where the medium of instruction is in English

Research Areas
Construction Engineering
• Construction of physical infrastructure facilities
• Rural and low-cost housing
• Small and medium industrial buildings

Geomatic Engineering
• Collection of data on earth’s surface
• Applications in urban planning, earth resource, monitoring, etc.

Geotechnical Engineering
• Slope stabilization
• Ground improvement methods
• Appropriate foundation design

Highway and Pavement Engineering
• Development of new materials
• New techniques in design

Structural Engineering
• Design problems for structures
• Advanced concrete technology
• Modeling of structures

Water Resources Engineering
• Analysis and modeling of hydraulic and hydrological systems
• Surface and ground water quality modeling
• River and estuary studies and fl ood control