The Diploma in Civil Engineering is a 2 ½ year programme and provides students with fundamental knowledge in civil engineering concepts in structural and road construction. Students will enjoy the hands-on approach to structural engineering and infrastructure, and learn civil and structural drafting skills. These technical engineering skills are highly in demand as construction projects grow across the globe.

Programme Structure

1 Technical Mathematics 1 DSM 1013
Engineering Science DSM 1023
Building System & Services DCE 1013
Communicative English DEL 1013
Engineering Survey DCE 1023
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 MPU 2163
Pengajian Malaysia 2 MPU 2133
2 Technical Mathematics 2 DSM 1073
Engineering Mechanics DCE 1033
Civil Engineering Materials DCE 1043
Science Laboratory DSM 1052
Fluid Mechanics DCE 1053
Introduction to Information Technology MPU 2223
3 Estimating & Contracts DCE 1063
Civil Engineering Drawings DCE 1072
Family Structure MPU 2332
4 Technical Mathematics 3 DCM 2023
Strength of Materials DCE 2013
Soil Mechanics DCE 2023
Civil Engineering Lab 1 (Strength & Fluid Laboratory) DCE 2032
Civil Engineering Lab 2 (Soil & Concrete Laboratory) DCE 2042
Community Work 1 MPU 2412
5 Geotechnical Engineering DCE 2053
Structure Analysis DCE 2063
Steel and Timber Design DCE 2073
Reinforced Concrete Design DCE 2083
Traffic & Highway Engineering DCE 2093
Civil Engineering Lab 3 (Structure & Highway) DCE 2102
6 Industrial Training DCE 2112
7 Hydraulics & Hydrology DCE 3013
Water & Wastewater Engineering DCE 3023
Final Project DCE 3033
Elective 1 DCE 3XX3
Elective 2 DCE 3XX3
ELECTIVE Management for Engineers DCE 3043
Engineering Health and Safety DCE 3053
Project Management DCE 3063

Entry Requirement

  • Pass SPM or its equivalent with at least credits in 3 subjects, including Mathematics and 1 relevant science/technical/vocational subject AND a pass in English

  • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a pass in Mathematics, English and 1 relevant science/technical/vocational subject at the SPM level
  • Recognised Certificate in Engineering/ Engineering Technology or its equivalent

  • Recognised related Vocational and Technical/ Skills Certificate or its equivalent with 1 year of relevant work experience or a minimum 1 semester of a bridging programme
For International Students

  • For International Students

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or its equivalent

  • Pass English proficiency test approved by the University

Career Opportunities

  • Technical Assistant

  • Site Supervisor

  • Assistant Site Engineer

  • Assistant Resident Engineer

  • Assistant Project Manager

  • QA/QC Engineer

  • Contract Executive

  • Project Planner


Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Diploma in Civil Engineering is awarded by MAHSA University, a recognized university in the region.
High Quality
The Diploma in Civil Engineering is benchmarked to the quality standards and approved by the Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia (EAC) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). The teaching staff in the faculty comprises of professors and lecturers with vast experience from the different fields of specializations. The faculty also employs Professional Engineers who have wide industry experience to be part of the academic team.
Affordable Fees
The Diploma in Civil Engineering is very affordable and there are education loans available for students who wish to further seek out additional financial assistance.
The Diploma in Civil Engineering is a 2 ½ year programme, in line with the requirements of the Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia (EAC) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).