Programme Structure: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Civil Engineering

Year 1

  • Co-Curriculum
  • Dynamics
  • Engineering Drawing and CAD
  • Fluid Mechanics I
  • Mathematics for Engineering I
  • Mathematics for Engineering II
  • MPU1*
  • Statics
  • Structural Analysis I
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Survey I

Year 2

  • Basic Economics, Accounting and Management
  • Civil Construction Materials
  • Concrete Structures Design I
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Introduction to Building Services
  • MPU1**
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Numerical Methods and Statistics
  • Solid Mechanics I
  • Structural Analysis II


Year 3

  • Concrete Structures Design II
  • Elective III
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Engineering Thermodynamics I
  • English for Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics II
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Highway and Transportation
  • Hydraulic System and Design
  • Industrial Training
  • Law for Engineers
  • Structural Steel Design

Year 4

  • Construction Project Management
  • Elective Group I - Choose 1 Course in Trimester 1 & Choose 2 Course(s) in Trimester 3
  • Engineer in Society
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Integrated Design Project
  • Project
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment

Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Advanced Concrete Structures Design
  • Advanced Structural Steel Design
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Concrete Technology
  • Database Management System
  • Engineering Application in Environment
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Finite Element Method in Structural Engineering
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Groundwater
  • Survey II
  • Traffic Engineering and Transportation System Analysis
  • Water Resources System

Elective III - Choose 1 course

  • Engineering Economics
  • Entrepreneurship


  • MPU I* - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

    • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

      • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
      • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

Co-Curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Abroad
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Martial Arts
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Sports
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project

Please note that this is an indicative list of courses for general reference only. The programme structure and course sequence plan may be subject to change without notice. It is therefore important to check with UTAR staff on the current programme structure at the time of enrollment. For existing UTAR students, kindly refer to UTAR portal.