Faculty of Built Environment

Study Mode

Full time


Career Prospects:

Main areas of employment are with building contractors while opportunities exist in property development, mine-filled property development, academic and government departments. Specific professions include being an architectural & structural draughtsman, technical assistant, site supervisor, assistant architect

Entry Requirements

  • SPM / SPMV / O-Level / Equivalent: Pass with minimum 3 credits / Grade C in any subjects including Mathematics; or
  • UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in any 3 subjects including Mathematics; or 
  • SKM: Pass Level 3 in relevant field with 1 credit in any subject and pass in Mathematics in SPM or Pass SPM with 1 credit in any subject and pass Intensive Mathematics course (for students who failed Mathematics in SPM); or
  • Community College Certificate: Pass with Level 3 MQF in relevant field with minimum Grade C and pass Mathematics in SPM; or
  • STPM / A-Level: Pass with minimum Grade-C in any 1 subject with credit in Mathematics in SPM/equivalent; or
  • STAM: Pass with Maqbul Grade with credit in Mathematics in SPM; or
  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government


  • Pass in Art Education / Engineering Drawing in SPM/equivalent; or
  • Pass Portfolio test set by the Senate for those who have not taken or failed Visual Art Education/Engineering Drawing in SPM/equivalent


International students must pass

  • IELTS minimum Band 4; or
  • TOEFL with a score of 397 - 410; or
  • MUET Band 2

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Course Overview

The Diploma in Architecture programme provides students with the necessary contemporary theoretical knowledge, and practical and technical skills that are required for the design documentation of buildings and the administration of building construction.