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Diploma in Architecture

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Diploma in Architecture KPT/JPS(PA 8483)07/22

Diploma in Architecture program in Lincoln University College provides a balanced combination of creativity, humanities along with sciences by conceptualizing the design of individual buildings, urban configurations and landscapes. This course will equip students with fundamental skills and concepts involved in architecture, including drafting, planning and design of existing and emerging economic, technical and social needs.The innovative design program is balanced with the history & theories of architecture, graphics communication, architectural digital media, urban planning& design, as well as construction,structural design and environmental design. Our new Department of Architecture is a unique community, rich in diversity that allows students to explore creative design approaches, with an international faculty prominent across the field and supportive to push the boundaries of the field to extend their own abilities in exciting new directions.

The course is designedto equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful careerin architecture, as well as providing an essential understanding of elementsrelating to life and work on urban and non urban aspects.

Aims of Diploma in Architecture programme are:

•To equip students with basic introduction andknowledge to the architecture production and specialized skills in the area ofarchitectural technological world.

•Tocontribute to the understanding of architectural activities those are initiatedas a collective, effort and relational attempt including the policy contextsand social political and economic processes.

•To describes the relationship between people andbuildings, and between buildings and their environment, and of the need torelate buildings and the spaces between them to human needs and scale;

•Toprovide an interdisciplinary approach for careers at managerial and operationallevel with understanding about thebuilding construction and structural design for urban and non urban sector

•Tohelp architectural design, plan and management job for the industry knowledge,skills and understanding needed to secure a position in the competitiveindustry.

Architecture graduates will find careers in infrastructure development and maintenance, engineering organizations, research technology institutes, as well as technical careers in industries, universities and corporate jobs. The course also provides the students with the chance to pursue post graduate studies in specialized subjects of architecture. The graduates can obtain higher degree qualifications by MBA, courses on policy development. Career opportunities of diploma architecture engineers includes,

  • Architect
  • Architectural technologist
  • Interior and spatial designer
  • Building surveyor
  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
  • Landscape architect
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Structural engineer
  • Town planner
  • Minimum Duration : 30 Months.
    Maximum Duration : 60 Months.

    Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
    1 DOA 1113 Basic Design 3
    2 DOA 1133 Introduction to the Built Environment 3
    3 DOA 1122 Graphics Communication 2
    4 BEL 1003 English 3
    5 DOA 1143 Architectural Drawing-1 3
    6 DOA 1153 Design Fundamentals 3
    7 MPU 2113 / MPU 2153 Malaysian Studies / Malay Language Communication 2 3
    8 DOA 1223 Architectural Drawing-2 3
    9 DOA 1243 Building Material & Construction 1 3
    10 DOA 1253 Architectural Graphics 3
    11 DOA 1233 Architectural Digital Media 3
    12 MPU 2322 Constitution & Community 2
    13 DOA 1323 Structural Design 3
    14 MPU 2222 Creative Problem Solving 2
    15 DOA 1313 Building Material & Construction 2 3
    16 DOA 2414 Architectural Design-1 4
    17 DOA 2423 Landscape 3
    18 DOA 2433 Architecture Computing 3
    19 DOA 2443 Introduction to Building Information Modelling [BIM] 3
    20 DOA 2453 Building Services 1 3
    21 DOA 2463 Introduction to Structure 3
    22 DOA 2513 Environmental Studies 3
    23 DOA 2522 Research Methodology 2
    24 DOA 2533 Construction Law 3
    25 DOA 2543 Building Services 2 3
    26 DOA 2553 Site management 3
    27 DOA 2563 History and Theories of Architecture 3
    28 MPU 3442 Co-Curriculum 2
    29 DOA 2625 Architectural Design-2 5
    30 DOA 3716 Industrial Training 6

    Intake :

    1. January
    2. May
    3. September

    Entry Requirements :

    1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with at least 3 credits in subjects including Mathematics and one Science / Technical / Vocational and pass the English: Or
    2. Passing O-Level with at least Grade C in 3 subjects including Mathematics and a pass in English; Or
    3. Pass the Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 3 and pass SPM with at least credit in the 1 subjects and their studies in the same field, Or
    4. Pass Certificate (Level 3 MOH) in a related field or its equivalent with a CGPA of at least 2.00; Or
    5. Other qualifications recognized by Malaysia government
    6. And Passing the subjects of Art Education or Engineering Drawings in the SPM or equivalent; Or
    7. Passing Test Portfolio for students who fail or do not take the subjects of Art Education or Engineering Drawings in the SPM or equivalent
    8. For students between nations, score Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEKL) 550 or score International English Testing System (IELTS) 5.0 or equivalent, if the students do not meet these criteria, the providers must offer courses of English language skills to ensure the student's proficiency sufficient to meet the needs of the program. This is usually done through the evaluation process.

    Duration : 30 Months.


    University : Lincoln University College


    Level : Diploma