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Master of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering

Offered by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Course Duration4 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees45,000
Fees (International Student)54,000
FacultySchool of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Course Description

The programme covers the main civil engineering disciplines of Structures, Geotechnics, Water Engineering, and Highway Engineering, and provides students with the key skills and knowledge required to become chartered civil or structural engineers.

After graduation, students are equipped to work for engineering consultants, contractors or government at management level. The core curriculum includes instruction in all main subject areas, concentrating on analysis and materials behaviour, with increasing focus on design and management in the specialisation years. Throughout, there is an emphasis on the personal development of students within a professional environment.

Curriculum

Course content

First Year

Courses from first to third year are common for both

  • Analysis of Determinate Structures
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology A
  • Surveying and Monitoring in the Built and Natural Environment
  • Mathematics for Engineers & Scientists 3
  • Civil Engineering Materials
  • Stress Analysis and Element Strength
  • Design Studies A - Problem Solving
  • Statistics for Science

Second Year

All students by default will be enrolled into the MEng programme at the point of entry. This is done for the applicant’s eligibility for PTPTN’s study loan, as well as for recognition by the Board of Engineers Malaysia. You may choose to opt out of the MEng programme, and proceed to a BEng programme during your Second Year.

  • Design of Steel Elements
  • Transportation Engineering A
  • Indeterminate Structures
  • Geology and Soil Properties
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology B
  • Geotechnics A - Intro to Soil
  • Design of Concrete Elements
  • Environmental Engineering A

Third Year

  • Civil Engineering Dissertation
  • Geotechnics B - Soil Strength
  • Civil Engineering Design Project
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Industrial Training

Plus 3 optional courses related to structural design, structural engineering, transportation engineering, ground engineering and mangement.

MEng students undertake a compulsory industrial training placement.

Fourth Year

MEng only

  • Civil Engineering Professional Design Project
Entry Requirements

STPM/UEC/A-Levels/IB Diploma with 5 credits or above

Intake Months

September 

Career Prospects

Our graduates have excellent employment prospects. They design and oversee construction projects such as urban drainage systems, roads, bridges, buildings and airports. All civil and structural engineering programmes are supported by the civil engineering industry advisory committee, which includes representatives from major multi-national employers offering advice, guidance and work placement opportunities.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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