What will I learn?

Bachelor of Civil Engineering programme provides a solid foundation of knowledge so that students can use the basic principles in Civil Engineering practice and problems. The subject involves the design and construction of projects, financing them and managing the construction process. Civil Engineering helps to solve problems, design, build and maintain our living and working spaces.

It involves finding innovative solutions using a mixture of creativity, application of knowledge for the planning, design and execution of infrastructure works to enhance the quality of life. Civil engineers have played a significant role in most of the famous landmarks in the world. With the growing population straining today’s infrastructures, civil engineers are required to improve and build the built environment now and into the future.

Career Opportunity

  • Construction Firms
  • Government Agencies
  • Housing and Building Development Companies
  • Urban and City Planning Firms

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
USD $21,448 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

University of Malaya

Jalan Universiti,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

50603, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above or A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties. Students must obtain: TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above or IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above.

For international students

Students must have the following requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above or
  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
  • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty.

(1) IELTS Academic - Band 5.5 >

(2) TOEFL - Score 550 (PBT) / 213 (CBT) / 80 (IBT)

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About this uni

UM is the only Malaysian university to be among the Top 100 in the world and the Top 1% of the world's universities.

  • Ranked 70th in the 2020 QS World University Ranking
  • Over 200 world-class programmes to choose from
  • UM’s alumni include former Malaysian Prime Ministers
  • 32 courses ranked in the QS World’s Top 200 Subject Rankings