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Civil Engineering involves the application of basic scientific and also technological principles to the design and construction of facilities necessary for the welfare of the community.
It is concerned with such projects as railways, harbours and docks, road systems, bridges, water supply and wastewater treatment, dams, tunnels and underground construction, power projects, offshore structures, and commercial and industrial buildings.
The effective practice of civil engineering necessitates a strong background in the mathematical and physical sciences, an understanding of the properties of construction materials such as steel, concrete and natural aggregates and an ability to evaluate the performance of structures under variable forms of loading.
Many engineering projects require a close working relationship with other groups – planners, architects, environmental scientists – and an appreciation of the impact of civil works on society in terms of both social obligations and finance. The civil engineer also needs training in management of resources, equipment, materials and finance.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)- Overall 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)- 79 (band minimum W-21,L-13, R-13, S-18) SPM 1119 English- C GCE ‘A’ Level -E GCE ‘O’ Level- C
Cut-off scores GCE-A-Levels/ STPM/ (best of 3 subjects) -8 UEC (best of 5 selected subjects) - 28 HKDSE- 19 IB- 28 Ontario Gr- 70 ATAR (WACE/ SACE/ HSC/ VCE/ AUSMAT/ SAM/MUFY)- 80 WAUFP (CPS)- 59 India/ Pakistan- 76% Sri Lanka- 9
Cut-off scores key: GCE : General Certificate of Education STPM : Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia IB : International Baccalaureate ATAR : Australian Tertiary Admission Rank – applicable to all Australian matriculation HKDSE : Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education India : Includes All India Senior School Certificate awarded by The Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE), Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) awarded by one of the State Secondary School Boards. Certificates awarded by the CBSE and the CISCE are generally considered to represent a higher level of achievement than state certificates. Sri Lanka : GCE ‘A’ level issued by the Department of Examinations
Score Conversion for Advanced level/GCE/GCSE: Grades awarded from 2010 onwards: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 Grades awarded up to 2009: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010) Subject Grades Conversion for STPM : A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1 The following UEC subjects are included in the aggregate of best five subject: • Mathematics • Advance Mathematics I • Advance Mathematics II • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Business Studies • Bookkeeping and Accounts • Accounting • Economics • History • Geography • Computing and Information Technology Note: scores for individual prerequisites may be taken into consideration for assessment purposes.
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