MASTER OF SCIENCE IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

Civil Engineering
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To nurture capable and competent specialist in geotechnical engineering.

Synopsis

To nurture capable and competent specialist in geotechnical engineering who uphold sustainable development philosophy of the nation through creative and innovative process of teaching and learning, research based and professional ethics to support future needs of the national and global agenda. The programme consists of core and elective courses including Research Methodology, Sustainability Management, and Financial Management for Engineers, Advanced Soil Mechanics, Advanced Foundation Engineering, Ground Investigation, Ground Stabilization, Advanced Rock Engineering, Geotechnical Numerical Modelling, Pavement Analysis and Mix Design, Traffic Management and Highway Capacity, Highway Geometric and Safety Engineering, Transport Planning and Operations and Research Project.

Entry Requirement

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.
  • A candidate applying for admission into this programme is required to submit a research proposal to the faculty. The acceptance of a candidate shall be at the discretion of the UiTM Senate, whose decision shall be final

English Requirement (MUET/IELTS/TOEFL/CEFR/TOEIC/BULATS)

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET): Band 3
  • IELTS: Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35-45); Computer Based Test (CBT: 107-131); Paper Based Test (417-450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356-440
  • BULATS: 40-59

SEMESTER I

Lecture 1.1Risk Management
2 credit hours
Lecture 1.2Advanced Soil Mechanics
4 credit hours
Lecture 1.32 Elective Courses**

SEMESTER II

Lecture 2.1Research Methodology
2 credit hours
Lecture 2.2Advanced Foundation Engineering
4 credit hours
Lecture 2.32 Elective Courses**

SEMESTER III

Lecture 3.1Sustainability Management
2 credit hours
Lecture 3.2Research Project
10 credit hours

ELECTIVE COURSES**

Lecture 4.1Tunnel Engineering
4 credit hours
Lecture 4.2Ground Exploration
4 credit hours
Lecture 4.3Ground Stabilization
4 credit hours
Lecture 4.4Advanced Rock Engineering
4 credit hours
Lecture 4.5Geotechnical Numerical Modelling
4 credit hours
Lecture 4.6Earth Retaining Structure
4 credit hours
Lecture 4.7Geoforensic and Geotechnology
4 credit hours

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Associate Professor Dr. Sheila

Hello! I am Sheila. I’m a bit of an introvert and very reliable. Sometimes I wish I were more of an ideas person but I guess I’m the person who will get things done.

Contact Info

Postgraduate Studies Office
College of Engineering
Level 9, Tower 1,
Engineering Complex Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah,
Universiti Teknologi MARA,
40450 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan,
MALAYSIA
uitm.cepg@gmail.com
+603-55435111 (Assistant Registrar)

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