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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Construction Management

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years (Full-time); 5 years (Part-time)
  Tution Fees N/A

This programme gives students a thorough understanding of the entire construction and development process, from the client's brief issued to the lead consultant followed by the design and planning stages to the construction, completion, occupation and maintenance of the facilities.  Its main areas of specialisation are construction technology, measurements and estimation, contract administration, construction project management and computer application in construction.

Students are introduced to the current technologies, skills and the best practices of the industry at the early stage and will apply them in the form of assignments and final year projects. These include Building Information Modelling, surveying, value engineering, project management and contract administration. 

During the course of programme, students are brought to site visits for industry exposure. Industry speakers also routinely visit the campus to present talks to the students on various issues. The students activities are well supported by the programme-based "Built Environment Society" which annually organises "Green Card" seminars, a safety and health certification by CIDB (Construction Industry Development Board). This prepares them for their Industrial training stint. 

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Chartered Builder
  • Project Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Claim Manager
  • Project Planner
  • Estimator
  • Purchaser
  • Project Co-ordinator

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Building Structural Analysis
  • Building Technology I
  • Building Technology II
  • CADD
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Materials
  • Construction Project Management I
  • English for Professionals
  • Environmental Science
  • Introduction to Law and Malaysian Legal System
  • Mechanical and Electrical Services I
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Surveying in Construction
  • Technical Drawing

Year 2

  • Building Measurement I
  • Building Measurement II
  • Building Technology III
  • Elective II
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Computer Application for Construction
  • Construction Contract Administration I
  • Construction Project Management II
  • Management Principles
  • Mechanical and Electrical Services II
  • MPU1*
  • MPU1**
  • Research & Methodology
  • Value Management Practice

Year 3

  • Building Economics
  • Building Technology IV
  • Elective I
  • Construction Contract Administration II
  • Construction Estimating
  • Construction Project Management III
  • Financial Practice in the Construction Industry
  • Industrial Training
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Project

Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Contemporary Issues in Construction
  • Global Construction

Elective II - Choose 1 course

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organisation and Human Resource

MPU I* - Choose 1 course

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

MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

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

  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Abroad
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Sports
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

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