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Diploma in Civil Engineering

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Exam BodyMAHSA University
Course Duration2.5 Years
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Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Engineering & Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
PLO 1Knowledge: Apply knowledge of applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization as specified in DK1 to DK4 respectively to wide practical procedures and practices. 
PLO 2Problem analysis: Identify and analyze well-defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods of analysis specific to their field of activity (DK1 to DK4). 
PLO 3Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations (DK5). 
PLO 4Investigation: Conduct investigations of well-defined problems; locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements. 
PLO 5Modern Tool Usage: Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering and IT tools to well-defined engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations (DK6). 
PLO 6The Engineer and Society: Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to engineering technician practice and solutions to well-defined engineering problems (DK7). 
PLO 7Environment and Sustainability: Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts (DK7). 
PLO 8Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of technician practice. 
PLO 9Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member in diverse technical teams. 
PLO 10Communications: Communicate effectively on well-defined engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions. 
PEO 1 To produce a skillful and competent civil engineering technologist who have strong fundamental knowledge, creative, innovative and able to solve problem and execute civil engineering works. 
PEO 2To produce graduates who can work productively as Civil Engineers and able to respond and readily adapt to emerging technologies and contemporary issues that parallel with the industrial needs. 
PEO 3To produce graduates who are able to communicate technically with professional ethics, and possess great teamwork and leadership qualities on multidisciplinary teams and be leaders in our technological society that able to compete globally. 
Mode of StudyMixed
Course Description

The Diploma in Civil Engineering is a 2 ½ year programme and provides students with fundamental knowledge in civil engineering concepts in structural and road construction. Students will enjoy the hands-on approach to structural engineering and infrastructure and learn civil and structural drafting skills. These technical engineering skills are highly in demand as construction projects grow across the globe.

Y1S1Technical Mathematics 1DSM 1013
 Engineering ScienceDSM 1023
 Building System & ServicesDCE 1013
 Communicative EnglishDEL 1013
 Engineering SurveyDCE 1023
 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1/ Pengajian Malaysia 2MPU 2163/MPU 2133
Y1S2Technical Mathematics 2DSM 1073
 Engineering MechanicsDCE 1033
 Civil Engineering MaterialsDCE 1043
 Science LaboratoryDSM 1052
 Fluid MechanicsDCE 1053
 Creative and Critical ThinkingMPU 2222
Y1S3Estimating & ContractsDCE 1063
 Civil Engineering DrawingsDCE 1072
 Time ManagementMPU 2312
Y2S4Technical Mathematics 3DCM 2023
 Strength of MaterialsDCE 2013
 Soil MechanicsDCE 2023
 Civil Engineering Lab 1 (Strength & Fluid Lab)DCE 2032
 Civil Engineering Lab 2 (Soil & Concrete Lab)DCE 2042
 Co-curricular ProjectMPU 2412
Y2S5Geotechnical EngineeringDCE 2053
 Structure AnalysisDCE 2063
 Steel and Timber DesignDCE 2073
 Reinforced Concrete DesignDCE 2083
 Traffic & Highway EngineeringDCE 2093
 Civil Engineering Lab 3 (Structure & Highway Lab)DCE 2102
Y2S6Industrial TrainingDCE 2114
Y3S7Hydraulics & HydrologyDCE 3013
 Water & Wastewater EngineeringDCE 3023
 Final ProjectDCE 3033
 Elective 1DCE ****
 Elective 2DCE ****
ElectivesManagement for EngineersDCE 3043
 Engineering Health and SafetyDCE 3053
 Project ManagementDCE 3063
Entry Requirements
  • SPM
    Pass with min. three (3) Credits including Mathematics, one (1) relevant Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
  • UEC
    Pass with min. grade B in three (3) subjects including Mathematics, one (1) relevant Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
  • O-Level
    Pass with min. grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics, one (1) relevant Science/Technical/Vocational subject and pass in English
  • SKMV
    Pass with CGPA 2.0 and one (1) year related working experience or one (1) semester bridging programme
    Recognised Malaysian qualifications or their equivalent
    Recognised Malaysian qualifications or their equivalent
    IELTS: 5.0
    TOEFL: 500
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Career Prospects
  • Technical Assistant
  • Site Supervisor
  • Assistant Site Engineer
  • Assistant Resident Engineer
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • QA/QC Engineer
  • Contract Executive
  • Project Planner

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

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