Diploma in Civil Engineering

Diploma in Civil Engineering

Programme Code R2/526/4/0066 (17/08/2019 – 16/08/2023)
Level of StudyDiploma
Mode of StudyFull Time
Duration2.5 Years
Graduating Credit99
Course Locationi-CATS Kuching
IntakesJanuary, March, and August

The Civil Engineering programme at i-CATS seeks to combine excellence in academic and technical training with service to society. The goal of our academic programme in civil engineering is to provide students with a balance of intellectual and practical experiences that enable them to address a variety of societal needs.

The objective of our Diploma in Civil Engineering (DCE) is to produce competent workforce in the field of civil engineering with a balance of excellent knowledge in both the theoretical and practical aspects. This is to ensure the adaptability of our graduates in fulfilling the ever demanding needs of the industries and society.

Our Diploma programme prepared students for admission into workforce as technicians and assistant engineers in civil engineering field. It is also aimed at equipping individuals with fundamental engineering background for the purpose of pursuing undergraduate study in engineering or other related disciplines.

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

• Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a pass in Mathematics, English and ONE (1) relevant science / technical / vocational subject at the SPM level; OR

• Recognised Certificate in Engineering / Engineering Technology or its equivalent; OR

• Recognised related Vocational and Technical / Skills Certificate or its equivalent with ONE (1) year of relevant work experience or a minimum of ONE (1) semester of a bridging programme.

For International students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.

Students must complete a total of 99 credits in order to be awarded the Diploma in Civil Engineering.

Year 1

• Engineering Mechanics

• Civil Engineering Materials

• Engineering Surveying I

• Engineering Surveying II

• Engineering Mathematics I

• Engineering Mathematics II

• Engineering Drawing (Civil)

• Theory of Structure

• Soil Mechanics

• Fluid Mechanics

• English for Technical Report Writing

• English for Business Communication at Workplace

• Pengajian Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

• Bahasa Kebangsaan / Kemahiran Membuat Keputusan

• Ekologi Global dan Pembangunan Lestari



Year 2

• Structural Analysis

• Building Construction Technology

• Hydraulics

• Geotechnical Engineering

• Structured Programming in C

• Traffic and Highway Engineering

• Project Management

• Structural Concrete Design

• Water and Wastewater Engineering

• Structural Steel Design

• Environmental Engineering

• Site Investigation

• Hydrology

• English for Business Communication at Workplace

• Technopreneurship

• Khidmat Masyarakat


Year 3

• Industrial Training