Master of Engineering (MEng) (Geotechnics)

Updated : 14 Feb 2017

Objective
The aim of M. Eng. course in Geotechnical Engineering is to provide a depth understanding on soil behaviour as well analysis and design of geotechnical engineering structures. The target group for this program includes professionals and engineers working in the field of geotechnical engineering related designs such as foundations, retaining structures, highways and  railways foundation, landfills and slope stability problems.  The course is also designed to provide proficiency for continuing studies and research in the respective areas.

Admission Requirements
Candidates should hold a good honours bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or equivalent.  A degree with working experience will also be considered for admission.

Credit Requirements
A student must complete 46 credit hours for graduation. It consists of:
CR MKAJ 2015

University General Elective Courses
(Total: 6 Credits)
UGES MKAJ 2014

Core Courses 
Students are required to take all core courses (Total: 18 Credits)
CC MKAJ 2014

Elective Courses
Choose any two from the following list (Total: 6 Credits)
EC MKAJ 2014

Free Elective Courses 
Choose any two courses offered by other programmes, by other faculties or from the above elective courses (Total: 6 Credits)

Masters Project 
Take these two courses (Total: 10 Credits)
MP MKAJ 2014

Duration of Study:
Full Time: 3-8 Semesters

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Further information should be directed to:
Head, Department of Geotechnical and Transportation
kamarudin@utm.my
07-5531504

Coordinator, Geotechnical Program
nzurairahetty@utm.my
07-5532446