Faculty of Built Environment



 Diploma     R/526/4/0058 (A2975 ) 06/19    3 Years     April,August,December

This programme develops the knowledge needed to succeed in civil engineering, incorporating the necessary analytical, industrial, laboratory and Fieldwork skills. It offers good employment prospects in and out of Malaysia. Graduates may either choose to further their studies at degree level or seek employment as engineering supervisors working for contractors, architects or local authorities, or in the fields of construction, property management or consultancy. In line with the university's belief in cultivating practical knowledge, graduates are expected to participate in a range of group projects throughout the three year course.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this programme may venture into careers such as Project Supervisor, Project Executive, Technical Officer, Technical Specialist, Technical Assistant, Draughtsman, Field Engineer, Construction Sales Executive, Assistant Engineer, etc.

Entry Requirement

  1. SPM / SPMV / O-Level / Equivalent: Pass with minimum 3 credits / grade-C including Mathematics and 1 relevant science / technical / vocational subject and pass in English; or
  2. UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in any 3 subjects including Mathematics and 1 relevant science /technical/vocational subject and pass in English in SPM; or 
  3. Community College Certificate: Pass with Level 3 MQF in relevant field with minimum Grade C and credit in Mathematics in SPM; or
  4. STPM / A-Level: Pass with minimum Grade-C in any 1 subject with credit in Mathematics in SPM/equivalent; or
  5. STAM: Pass with Maqbul Grade with credit in Mathematics in SPM; or
  6. recognised certificate in Engineering/ Engineering Technology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  7. recognised vocational and technology/skills certificate or its equivalent: Pass with Level 3 MQF CGPA 2.00 and with 1 year of relevant work experience or a minimum of 1 semester of a bridging programme.
  8. Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

  9.  *(Candidates without credit in Mathematics in SPM/equivalent may be considered for admission into this programme if the certificate programme contains subjects that are equivalent to SPM Mathematics)


        International students must pass
    • IELTS minimum Band 5.0; or
    • TOEFL with a score of 500; or
    • Cambridge/Edexcel GCE A-Level; or
    • MUET Band 3

Course Content

Year 1
  • Academic Communicative English 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Computer Applications
  • Academic Communicative English 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • Technical Drawing
  • Principles of Physics
  • Applied Mechanics

Year 2
  • Science and Materials
  • Site Surveying Procedures
  • Structural Analysis & Design 1
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Health, Safety & Welfare
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Law & Contract
  • Construction Site Management

Year 3
  • Project Management
  • Water & Wastewater Engineering
  • Steel Design
  • Environmental Science
  • Structural Analysis and Design 2
  • Fluids and Hydraulics
  • Highway & Trac Engineering
  • Final Project
  • Industrial Training

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