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Geotechnical Engineering

Universiti Teknologi Mara

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
2336 USD/year
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About

The Geotechnical Engineering Masters of Science programme from Universiti Teknologi Mara  is a specialised field of research and applications within the larger framework of Civil Engineering. The courses presented cover the highly specialised theoretical soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering and soil-structure interaction to solve soiland foundation engineering problems. 

Overview

About the Geotechnical Engineering Masters of Science programme from Universiti Teknologi Mara 

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.

Graduates can augment their skills to increase their marketability in the related areas with the enhanced their knowledge and ability that they have acquired from this programme.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methodology
  • Sustainability Management
  • Financial Management for Engineers
  • Risk Management
  • Ground Exploration
  • Ground Stabilization
  • Advanced Rock Engineering
  • Geotechnical Numerical Modelling
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering
  • Pavement Analysis and Mix Design
  • Traffic Management and Highway Capacity
  • Highway Geometric and Safety Engineering
  • Transport Planning and Operations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Photocopy of Passport - Front page (must be certified as true copy)
  • Photocopy of Bachelor Degree certificate - application for master program (must be certified as true copy)
  • Photocopy of Bachelor & Master Degree certificates - application for PhD program (must be certified as true copy)
  • Photocopy of Examination/Academic Tanscripts (must be certified as true copy)
  • Referee Reports – 2 referees
  • Application for Master or PhD by research must include a research proposal
  • Checklist for the required documents 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1168 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

International Tuition Fees Per semester (RM):4,840 

Funding

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