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Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours)

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs (KL)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees34400 / Course
Fees (International Student)50800 / Course
CampusKL
FacultyFaculty of Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArchitecture & Building
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The Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours) programme has been accredited by the Board of Architects

Malaysia (Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia, LAM) as Part I of the professional programme in architecture. The programme is designed to cater for students who wish to pursue the career of architecture and practice as architects in Malaysia. For candidates without the requisite pre-university qualification, they may choose to complete the Diploma in Architecture programme before they are promoted to the Bachelor degree study on credit transfer.

Course Description

Architecture is a social art as well as an artful science which involves erecting buildings, structures and outdoor spaces to allow the man-madecomponents to fit in harmony with the environment while promoting health and well-being. An architect’s design could extend from simple individual houses, work places to communal and urban living spaces of the society. The programme aims to equip students with sound knowledge and skills in architectural design processes and technological aspects such as services integration in their design projects; application of building by-laws together with sustainability issues into designed buildings. It also includes study of architectural history and cultural practices which will enhance their awareness and sensitivities needed for holistic architectural education.

Board of Architects Malaysia (Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia, LAM)

  1. B.Sc.in Architecture (Hons) Graduates - LAM Part I (Accredited)
  2. Minimum 6 months relevant working experience
  3. Master of Architecture
  4. LAM Part II
  5. Eligible to apply as: -
    1. Graduate Architect, LAM Part II
    2. Graduate Member, PAM
  6. Subsequently register for LAM Part III Professional Exam conducated by LAM
  7. Passing the exam and register as an Architect with LAM (Ar. Before name, P.Arch after name)
Curriculum
  • Design Studios
  • Architectural Graphic Techniques
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Design Theory
  • History of Eastern Architecture
  • History of Western Architecture
  • History of Modern Architecture
  • CADD
  • Digital Modeling
  • Environmental Science and Building Services
  • Mechanical and Electrical Services
  • Structural Studies
  • Principles of Construction and Materials
  • Construction Technology and Materials
  • Special Construction Technology
  • Building By-Laws
  • Planning Studies
  • Building Analysis
  • Principles of Architectural Practice
  • Design Project Dissertation
  • Industrial Training
Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A^
  2. A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A^
  3. SAM - ATAR 70 and Grade B in 2 relevant subjects which must include one mathematics subject
  4. UEC - 6 Grade B which must include: one mathematics subject, English Language and 4 other subjects listed in Schedule A^
  5. TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track A) OR Relevant Diploma
  6. Other IHL - Relevant Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2) and (3) must include -

  • SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E(Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language**
  • SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  • (1), (2), (3) and (4) must include a Pass in Portfolio Interview conducted by TAR UC

**Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.

Note:
SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Intake Months18 May 2020
Career Prospects
  • Architectural Assistant
  • Assistant Designer
  • Draughtman
  • Project Supervisor
  • Architectural Illustrator
  • Building Model Maker
  • Architectural Animator

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


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