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Diploma in Architecture

The program offers a curriculum of architectural studies for the preparation of prospective graduates who are professionally involved in design and construction.

The program's objective is to produce graduates that possess knowledge and skills related to the architectural discipline. The graduates can also apply the creativity skill in assisting Architect to prepare and implement development projects including analysing and assessing the architectural proposals. In addition, it provides semi-professional and technically competent graduates in solving architectural problems which are critical in logical, creative and analytical ways based on facts and sound ideas. Graduates will also be able to give feedback and ready to adapt to changes in any situation and continue the self-learning to get the extra knowledge and skills.

Besides that, graduates will be able to have leadership qualities, motivation, creative, discipline and ethical as well as work effectively in multidisciplinary teams and organizations.

Programme Information

  • Diploma in Architecture

  • KPT/JPS(N/581/4/0052)(MQA/PA4634)07/19

  • Fulltime

  • 3 years

Programme Outline

Year 1
  • Design Studio 1
  • Architecture Communication
  • Architecture History: Introduction & Theory
  • Building Services 1
  • MPU Compulsory Subject
  • English 1
  • Design Studio 2
  • Technology in Building Construction 1
  • History of Architecture: Modern
  • Structure 1
  • MPU Compulsory Subject
  • English 2
Year 2
  • Design Studio 3
  • Technology in Building Construction 2
  • Environmental Science
  • Introduction to Computer
  • MPU Compulsory Subject
  • Elective Subject
  • Design Studio 4
  • Practice in Building Construction
  • History of Architecture: South East Asia
  • Structure 2
  • MPU Compulsory Subject
  • English for Academic Writing
Year 3
  • Design Studio 5
  • Computer: Software Applications
  • Building Services 2
  • Measured Drawing: Heritage of Malaysia
  • Professional Practice

Entry Requirements

  • Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia / Vokasional (SPM / SPMV)

  • Passed SPM / SPMV with 3 credits inclusive of:
    • Mathematics
    • Any other two (2) subjects
  • Obtained a pass in Arts / Engineering Drawing OR
  • Pass an Interview Session / Drawing Test / Portfolio Review for applicant without Arts / Engineering Drawing subject qualification
  • Obtained a pass in History

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Assistant Architect
  • Interior Designer
  • Draft person
  • Site Supervisor in Public and Private Sector
  • Assistant Landscape Architect
  • Architectural Technical Assistant

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor studies at any potential universities.