Diploma in Architecture

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPACE UTM)
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
30 months
Intakes
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Total tuition fee (local)
USD 7,603
Total tuition fee (foreign)
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About this course

The programme will produce graduates who can work as Assistant Architect, Architectural Technician, Draughtsman and Site Supervisor in public and private sectors. The graduates may also further their studies to degree course (LAM / RIBA Part 1) locally or abroad.

A graduate of this programme should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate semi-professional competencies such as the technical skill and appropriate methodologies by applying knowledge in architecture area.
  2. Assist in solving technical problems in architecture field creatively and able to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  3. Involve in activities by the community, professional organizations and make contributions towards society.
  4. Further studies at higher level and self-development as a professional.

Entry Requirements

A) GENERAL MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Obtained a pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent qualifications, with a minimum of FIVE (5) credits (GRADE C) inclusive of a credit in Bahasa Melayu, and a pass (GRADE E) in History at the SPM level.

B) SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

1. Obtained credits (GRADE C) in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • THREE (3) other subjects (NOT inclusive of previously listed subjects with credits)

2. Obtained a pass (GRADE E) in English Language.

Candidates for Diploma in Architecture programme need to pass a test and an interview carried out by the university. OR

A) GENERAL MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Obtained a pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent qualifications, with a minimum of FOUR (4) credits (GRADE C) inclusive of a credit in Bahasa Melayu subject, and a pass (GRADE E) in History subject at the SPM level.

B) SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

1. Obtained credits (GRADE C) in THREE (3) other subjects (NOT inclusive of previously listed subjects with credits).

2. Obtained credits (GRADE C) in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language

3. Obtained a pass in Pre-Diploma (non-Engineering), and obtained credits (GRADE C) in all subjects, with a minimum of:

  • CGPA 2.50 in the programme of Diploma in Computer Science.
  • CGPA 2.00 in the programmes of other than Diploma in Computer Science.

Students who are admitted to the university without credits in Mathematics (for the programmes of Diploma in Computer Science and Diploma in Quantity Surveying) are required to take Mathematics at the SPM level and obtain a minimum of a credit (GRADE C) before graduating in order to obtain the award of a diploma conferred by the University.

Curriculum

Year 1

Introductory Academic English, Malaysia Dynamics, Fundamental Design 1, Architectural Communication, Architectural History & Theory, Intermediate Academic English, Science, Technology and Human, Fundamental Design 2, Basic Architectural Computing, Environmental Physics & Sustainability, Theory of Design.

Year 2

Communication Skills, Design 1, Architectural Computing 2, Structure & Construction, Architectural Heritage of Malaysia, Co-Curriculum Service Learning, Design 2, Construction Practice, Building Services, Architectural Competition.

Year 3

Industrial Training, Industrial Training Report, Design 3, Structure & Construction 2, Building Services 2, Architectural Leadership.

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