Bachelor Of Engineering (Hons) Civil (JPT/BPP (R/526/6/0089)02/20) PDF Print E-mail

1. Introduction

Civil Engineering, a people serving profession, involves the application of engineering principles and applied sciences to the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of capital projects in a typical asset life cycle.  This includes buildings, roads, bridges, dams, airports, water and wastewater treatment plants, oil and gas production facilities, special purpose structures and any engineered structures for the comfort of mankind.


Students are exposed to courses in computer aided design, surveying, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, pavement and materials engineering, construction and project management, steel and concrete design, water and wastewater engineering.


2. Programme Educational Objectives

  • To produce technically qualified Civil Engineers with the potential to become leaders of Civil Engineering Industries
  • To produce Civil Engineers who are committed to sustainable development of Civil Engineering Industries for the betterment of society and nation.



3. Programme Outcomes

To produce graduates with the following outcomes :

  • Acquire and apply engineering fundamentals to complex civil engineering problems.
  • Identify, formulate and solve complex civil engineering problems using creativity and innovativeness.
  • Design and develop solutions for complex civil engineering problems.
  • Investigate complex civil engineering problems using research based knowledge and methods.
  • Utilize modern tools to evaluate complex civil engineering activities.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of the legal, health & safety, social and cultural responsibilities of a professional engineer
  • Demonstrate the principles of entrepreneurship, sustainable design and development.
  • Apply professional ethics and responsibilities in civil engineering practice.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of industry and society on complex civil engineering activities.
  • Perform effectively in multi-disciplinary settings as an individual and in a team with the capacity to be a leader or manager.
  • Recognize, acquire and undertake an independent and lifelong learning in continual technological development.
  • Demonstrate and apply engineering management and economic principles in multidisciplinary environments as an individual or as a leader in a team.



4. Graduation Requirements


In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Civil Engineering degree, students are required to obtain a minimum of 142 credit hours and a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

 

Summary of Courses Required for Graduation

Course Group

Course Code

Number of Credit Hours

National Requirement

N

9

University Requirement

U

14

Common Engineering

CE

26

Major

M

84

Major Electives

ME

9

TOTAL

142



5. Programme Curriculum Structure


YEAR 1

SEMESTER 1

Cr

S

YEAR 1

SEMESTER 2

Cr

S

Code

Course

Code

Course

MPW2113/
MPW2123

Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

3

N

 

MPW2143/ MPW2153

Islamic Studies/ Moral Studies

3

N

LCB1042

Academic Writing

2

U

 

Kxxxx1

Co-Curriculum II

1

U

PCB1012

Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry and Sustainable Development

2

U

 

FCM1033

Vector Calculus

3

CE

Kxxxx1

Co-Curriculum I

1

U

 

VCB1033

Geology for Engineers

3

M

FCM1023

Ordinary Differential Equations

3

CE

 

VCB1043

Geomatics

3

M

VCB1012

Engineering Drawing

2

M

 

VCB1053

Engineering Fluid Mechanics

3

M

VCB1023

Engineering Mechanics

3

M

 

 

 

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

 

 

YEAR 2

SEMESTER 3

Cr

S

YEAR 2

SEMESTER 4

Cr

S

Code

Course

Code

Course

HCB2033

Professional & Communication Skills

3

U

 

Kxxxx1

Co-Curriculum IV

1

U

Kxxxx1

Co-Curriculum III

1

U

 

CCB2012

Health, Safety & Environment

2

CE

TCB2073

Structured Programming & Database System

3

CE

 

FCM2063

Probability & Statistics

3

CE

VCB2013

Solid Mechanics

3

M

 

VCB2043

Geotechnical Engineering

3

M

VCB2023

Concrete Technology

3

M

 

VCB2053

Theory of Structures

3

M

VCB2033

Hydraulics

3

M

 

VCB2063

Transportation Planning & Engineering

3

M

CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

15

 

 

 

 

YEAR 3

SEMESTER 5

Cr

S

YEAR 3

SEMESTER 6

Cr

S

Code

Course

Code

Course

GCB3033

Introduction to Management

3

CE

 

GCB3173

Engineering Economics & Entrepreneurship

3

CE

VCB3013

Structural Analysis

3

M

 

MCB3053

Engineering Team Project

3

CE

VCB3022

Design of Steel Structures

2

M

 

VCB3064

Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

4

M

VCB3033

Environmental Engineering

3

M

 

VCB3073

Wastewater Engineering

3

M

VCB3043

Foundation & Earth Structures

3

M

 

VCB3083

Highway Engineering

3

M

VCB3053

Hydrology

3

M

 

 

 

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

17

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

 

 

Code

Course

Cr

S

 

 

 

 

 

ICB3017/

ICB3027

Industrial Internship

14

M

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

14

 

YEAR 4

SEMESTER 7

Cr

S

YEAR 4

SEMESTER 8

Cr

S

Code

Course

Code

Course

MPW2133

Malaysian Studies

3

N

 

VCB4043

Engineers in Society

3

CE

LCBxxx3/
HCBxxx3

Social Science/ Humanities Elective

3

U

 

VCB4054

Final Year Project II

4

M

VCB4013

Construction Project Management

3

M

 

VCB4063

Engineering Design II

3

M

VCB4022

Final Year Project I

2

M

 

VCB4xx3

Major Elective II

3

ME

VCB4032

Engineering Design I

2

M

 

VCB4xx3

Major Elective III

3

ME

VCB4xx3

Major Elective I

3

ME

 

 

 

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours : 142




5.1 Major Electives

Choose any of the following sets of Technical Specialisation areas (set A, B, C, D or E) for Major Elective I, II and III.

 

A.

Offshore Oil & Gas Structures

Code

Cr

1.

Offshore Structures

VCB4113

ME

3

2.

Offshore Geotechnics and Geohazards

VCB4123

ME

3

3.

Deepwater Technology

VCB4133

ME

3

 

B.

Coastal Engineering

Code

Cr

1.

Design of Coastal Structures

VCB4213

ME

3

2.

Ocean and Coastal Engineering

VCB4223

ME

3

3.

Coastal Planning and Management

VCB4233

ME

3

 

C.

Environmental Engineering

Code

 

Cr

1.

Sludge Management and Disposal

VCB4413

ME

3

2.

Solid and Hazardous Wastes Engineering

VCB4423

ME

3

3.

Marine Pollution and Control

VCB4433

ME

3

 

D.

Sustainable Development & Construction

Code

Cr

1.

Sustainable Development for Engineers

VCB4313

ME

3

2.

Renewable Technology

VCB4323

ME

3

3.

Sustainable Management of Business and Communities

VCB4333

ME

3

 

E.

Construction Technology and Value Management

Code

Cr

1.

Tall Building Structures

VCB4513

ME

3

2.

Construction Engineering and Technology

VCB4523

ME

3

3.

Value Management and Engineering

VCB4533

ME

3




5.2 Minor in Management

A Minor in Management is made available to all Engineering students who are interested to enhance their knowledge in management and business. However, the option to do the Minor in Management is at the students’ discretion and is not compulsory. The credit hours will be over and above the graduation requirements of 142 hours.

Minor in Management (For Engineering Programme only)

1

Business Accounting

GCB1013

EM

3

2

Management & Organizational Behaviour

GCB1033

EM

3

3

Principles of Marketing

GCB1043

EM

3

4

Principles of Finance

GCB1053

EM

3

5

Business and Entrepreneurship

GCB3093

EM

3



6. Career Prospects

Civil engineers are involved in the design of buildings and public facilities, supervision of construction activities and project management