Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research

Master of Engineering (Civil)

(N/526/7/0148)06/26 (MQA/PSA14800)

Sungai Long Campus

The Master programme is developed to promote the advancement of knowledge in solving civil engineering problems in general in order to produce a diverse and well-rounded civil engineer. Beside the general core and elective of specialized civil engineering subjects, the programme also offers electives related to management and global trends which could be beneficial to the future career development of graduates. This programme provides indept understanding and advance knowledge and emphasizes on the practical and application aspects so that students are oriented to the industry. Students will be a civil engineer who are enhanced with sub specialty in one of the following fields:- 

Structure and Earthquake Engineering     Railway and Transport Engineering     
Geotechnical and Tunneling EngineeringHydrology and Environment Engineering

IntakeJanuary, May & September
Duration Full Time  : Min 1 years - Max 4 years
Part Time : Min 2 years - Max 6 years
Indicative Fees Local: RM 17,820.00 ~ 18,630.00
International : RM 27,100.00

Programme Structure 

  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - 3 Credit
  • ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT - 3 Credit
  • DATA VISUALISATION TECHNIQUES - 3 Credit
  • PROJECT SCHEDULE, COST AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT - 3 Credit
  • E-BUSINESS AND E-COMMERCE MANAGEMENT - 4 Credit
  • PROJECT - 10 Credit
  • SPECIALIZATION GROUP (CHOOSE 3 COURSES FROM ONE GROUP ONLY) - 9 Credit
  • GENERAL ELECTIVE GROUP (CHOOSE 2 COURSES ONLY) - 6 Credit 

  • GENERAL ELECTIVE GROUP - CHOOSE 2 COURSES ONLY
  • PROJECT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 
  • PROJECT KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT
  • BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING
  • CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING
  • CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS

    Know more on APEL C APEL C Centre
  • SPECIALIZATION GROUP - CHOOSE 3 COURSES FROM ONE GROUP ONLY
GROUP A - STRUCTURE AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING 
  • ADVANCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE DESIGN
  • STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS AND ANALYSIS
  • SEISMIC STEEL STRUCTURE DESIGN
  • ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY
GROUP B - RAILWAY AND TRANSPORT ENGINEERING
  • ADVANCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE DESIGN
  • ADVANCED TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
  • RAILWAY ENGINEERING SYSTEM
GROUP C - GEOTECHNICAL AND TUNNELLING ENGINEERING
  • ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY
  • ADVANCED GEOTECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
  • UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION METHOD
GROUP D - HYDROLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
  • ADVANCED HYDROLOGY AND HYDRAULICS
  • ADVANCED WATER RESOURCE ENGINEERING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

Entry Requirement

Academic Requirement

(1) A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with CGPA of 2.75 and above or equivalent as approved by the Senate; or 

(2) A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with CGPA of 2.00 and above but less than CGPA of 2.75, or equivalent as approved by the Senate subject to rigorous internal assessment.

(3) Candidates without a Bachelor’s degree in the related fields or relevant working experience must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by UTAR and meet the minimum CGPA set out in (1) to (2).

Language Requirement
- IELTS : 5.0  (CEFR  Level B1) 
- TOEFL iBT Score 42 - 45
- Cambridge English Qualification and Tests : 154 - 159 (High B1 level in CEFR)
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) : 47 - 50  
- MUET Band 3  

Application

Submit the completed application form, the non-refundable processing fee with all supporting documents to IPSR Office