Programme Code: R/526/4/0016 (A8429) 10/17

Duration: 3 Years

Main Intakes: January, June and September

Awarding Body: Institut Teknologi Pertama


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


This programme develops the knowledge needed to suceed 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.


  • SPM / SPMV: Pass with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics and 1 relevant science / technical / vocational subject and a pass
  • UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics and 1 relevant science / technical / vocational subject
  • O-Level or its equivalent: Pass with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects including Mathematics and 1 relevant science / technical / vocational subject
  • Certificate in Vocational and Technical/Skill or its equivalent with Level 3 MQF: Pass and with minimum CGPA 2.00 and with 1 year experience in arelevant field or 1 semester of Enhanced
  • Certificate in Engineering/ Engineering Technology (Level 3, MQF) Pass with a minimum CGPA 2.00; OR
  • Other equivalent qualications recognized by Malaysian Government.

  • AND Students must pass:
  • IELTS with a minimum band of 5.0; OR
  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 500; OR
  • Cambridge English/ Edexcel ‘A’ Level; OR
  • Pass in English (O-Level or equivalent to SPM 1119)

Programme Structure

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
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Health, Safety & Welfare
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Law & Contract

Year 3

  • Project Management
  • Water & Wastewater Engineering
  • Steel Design
  • Environmental Science
  • Advance Structural Analysis and Design
  • Fluids and Hydraulics
  • Highway & Trac Engineering
  • Project

As stated in the Circular from Ministry of Education No. 2/2013 with reference number JPT/GS1000-606Jld.1(25), all new students who enroll into any programme in any private institution after 01 September 2013 are required to complete and pass all the required General Studies Modules / Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU).