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Bachelor of Science in Architecture

The Bachelor of Science in Architecture programme provides constitutes the first tier of the two-tier system. The programme provides solid academic foundation for those who wish to pursue professional architect qualification. In this 3-year intensive course, design is taught as the core subject into which knowledge on other subjects are integrated. The BSc. Architecture course is also programmed as a stand-alone undergraduate course that is sufficient for students who do not wish to continue on to the Master of Architecture programme, but to venture into related fields.

Entry Requirement

STPM (Current Year)

Science and Arts Stream

  • Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.00; and
  • Obtained of at least Grade B in STPM for two (2) of the following subjects:

    - Mathematics (T) or Mathematics (M) or Physics or Economy or Accounting; and
    - One (1) other subject including the above subjects;

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

  • Pass Matriculation/Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.00; and
  • Obtained of at least Grade B in Matriculation/Foundation for two (2) of the following subjects:

    - Mathematics (T) or Mathematics (M) or Physics or Economy or Accounting; and
    - One (1) other subject including the above subjects;

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

REQUIREMENT 1

  • Possessed a Diploma from public universities/ Polytechnics of the Department of the Higher Education Malaysia in the field of Architecture or relevant to Built Environment/ Engineering/ Geomathic that is recognised by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate with a minimum CGPA of 3.00; and
  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

  • Pass STPM not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.00; and
  • Obtained of at least Grade B in STPM for two (2) of the following subjects:

    - Mathematics (T) or Mathematics (M) or Physics or Economy or Accounting; and
    - One (1) other subject including the above subjects;

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

  • Pass Matriculation/Foundation not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.00; and
  • Obtained of at least Grade B in Matriculation/Foundation for two (2) of the following subjects:

    - Mathematics (T) or Mathematics (M) or Physics or Economy or Accounting; and
    - One (1) other subject including the above subjects;

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

REQUIREMENT 1

  • Possessed a recognised GCE A-Level qualification with at least of Grade B for A-Level for the following subjects:

    - Mathematics or Physics or Accounting or Economics; and
    - One (1) other subject;

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

    - Obtained of at least Band 4.5 (Academic) in IELTS; or
    - Obtained of at least 477 points (PBT)/ 153 points (CBT)/ 53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 1

  • Possessed an Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with a minimum score of Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 80 percent and 16 score points (High Achievement) in one (1) of the following subject;

    - Mathematics
    - Physics
    - Economics
    - Accounting & Finance
    and

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

    - Obtained of at least Band 4.5 (Academic) in IELTS; or
    - Obtained of at least 477 points (PBT)/ 153 points (CBT)/ 53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

  • Possessed a recognised International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) qualification with a minimum score of 30 points and grade 4 (Standard Level) in any of the following two (2) subjects:

    - Mathematics or Physics or Economics; and
    - One (1) other subject including the above subject;

  • Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for four (4) subjects, including Mathematics; and
  • Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET; and
  • However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

    - Obtained of at least Band 4.5 (Academic) in IELTS; or
    - Obtained of at least 477 points (PBT)/ 153 points (CBT)/ 53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

  • Pass drawing test and interview session; and
  • Not suffering from any vision impairments (blind in both eyes) and colour-blind.

Last Update: 23/01/2022