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The study of Civil Engineering in Malaysia involves the design, construction and management of a project such as highways, tunnels, dams and major buildings.
Did you know that New York City has one of the world’s most impressive water supply systems, receiving billions of gallons of high-quality water from over one hundred miles away? Did you know that jets and space stations must possess the perfect load-carrying capacity to prevent catastrophe? Did you also know that cars constantly have their chassis improved to bump up the crashworthiness of bumpers and doors? Do you know who’s responsible for all these elements? A Civil Engineer of courseMore details Less
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Civil Engineers work in a fast-moving, challenging and rewarding profession.
With so many degree options out there, here are some top reasons why you should study Civil Engineering:
A course in Civil Engineering trains you to be versatile. You are equipped with skills that enable you to work in different areas such as structural, environmental, geotechnical and transportation.
Studying Civil Engineering will teach you the ability to combine technical and creative designs together to make something useful and contemporary.
You can earn a handsome salary being a Civil Engineer and a job as wanted as this enables you to work anywhere in the world.
“Engineering is not only the study of 45 subjects but it is moral studies of intellectual life.”
Completed Master of Science (Engineering)
Master’s degree in a relevant field of study
Any equivalent qualification in a related field of study recognised by the Malaysian government and University’s Senate
Important Note: If you opt to study a Diploma in Civil Engineering and continue your degree at the same institution, you will most likely get a one-year exemption. This means that you can enter degree year 2 after diploma..
Civil engineers need to have an eye for even the smallest of details. Why? Just imagine how important a couple of bolts and screws are in a bridge. Unsure? Well, a civil engineer knows that every single bolt and screw counts, and can never be overlooked.
Say you see a glass which is filled until the halfway point. What would you say? The glass is half full? The glass is half empty? A civil engineer would opt for option C) The Glass is half the size it needs to be. The sheer size of most projects can be overwhelming, so civil engineers need to be able to be able to innovate, and maintain expectations, all the while never shifting the importance away from safety.
When you and your friends plan a get together, you’re the one picking the venue, while everyone just replies with ‘anywhere’. On top of that, you keep calling everyone on the day to make sure everyone is in line to be on time. You’re as comfortable handling and supervising employees with respect and efficiency, as you are company supervisors and investors. It might seem like the toughest tight rope walk you’ve ever heard of, but for you? All in a day’s work.
It could be said broadly that the role of civil engineers is to apply Engineering principles to develop solutions within the built environment. More often than not, this requires a certain level of creativity. Engineers need to be able to innovate and improve on solutions. From finding ways to reduce CO2 emissions or making a trampoline bridge, creativity is key.
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Below are a few of the top Civil Engineering firms in Malaysia.
Do note that all courses should be accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Click here to check if the course you choose is accredited.
For a start, here are some of the most popular Civil Engineering schools in Malaysia.
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