Postgraduate Programme Outcome

Updated : 31/01/2017

The aim of the postgraduate programme is to produce graduates in master and doctor of philosophy in civil engineering in line with the inspirations of UTM which are innovative, entrepreneurial and global. In order to satisfy this aim, PEO has been formulated based on the visions and missions of UTM and FKA.

The postgraduate PEOs are as follows;

PEO 1 : Mastery of competencies and integration of knowledge required in the profession.

PEO 2 : An appreciation of the value of lifelong learning and possessing enthusiasm and strong commitment to continued acquisition of new knowledge and skills.

PEO 3 : Advanced leadership and team working skills that allow professionals to become visionary and inspirational leaders.

PEO 4 : Highly developed oral and written communications skills that fit at all level, appropriate to the field of profession.

PEO 5 : An appreciation of the ethics and integrity in management, leadership and good governance, and responsibility to their professions and community.

 


 

The Programme Learning Outcomes (LOs) are attributes that are expected to be attained by students upon completion of their postgraduate degree in Civil Engineering programme. Our programme Learning Outcomes are described as follows;

PO 1 : Advanced Knowledge

SCHOLARSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ASSESSMENT METHOD
  • Possessed detail and in depth knowledge and specific discipline or professional area including relevant professional knowledge and skills with global perspective
  • Ability to demonstrate higher order thinking skill and view things in broader perspective
  • Ability to produce work of scholarly quality.
  • Involve discussions
  • Critic ideas
  • Experiential
  • Real practices
  • Create hypothesis
  • Seek opinion from others
  • Think scholarly
  • Cooperative learning
  • Case study
  • Guided Lectures
  • Group Discussion
  • Problem-based Learning
  • Constructivist Approach
  • Paper Critique
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Intellectual discourse
  • Subject Knowledge
  • Pedagogical Knowledge
  • Commitment to Personal Growth
  • Teaching Effectiveness
  • Innovation and Dissemination
  • Quality of Innovation
  • Quiz
  • Assignment
  • Examination
  • Presentation
  • Academic Writing
  • Self-Reflection
  • reflective critique

 

PO 2 : Critical Thinking and Research

SCHOLARSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ASSESSMENT METHOD
  • Ability to apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools within the discipline;
  • Ability to integrate existing and new ideas into established  knowledge
  • Ability to integrate existing and new ideas into established  knowledge
  • Ability to apply knowledge to the immediate discipline within wider community.
  • Involve higher order thinking
  • Work / Lab setting
  • Multi disciplinary knowledge
  • Practicality
  • Relevant research areas
  • Article Critique
  • Mini Research/ action research
  • Project work
  • Simulation
  • Seminars/Conferences
  • Mentor-mentee researcher
  • Systematic review
  • Research methods
  • Scope of the research
  • Research contribution
  • Oral examination (viva)
  • Assignment
  • Project report
  • Dissertation / Theses
  • Seminar papers
  • Prototype

 

PO 3 : Communication

SCHOLARSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ASSESSMENT METHOD
  • Ability to apply knowledge to the immediate discipline within wider community.
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and creative problem solving;
  • Involve discussions
  • Critic ideas
  • Experiential
  • Real practices
  • Create hypothesis
  • Seek opinion from others
  • Think scholarly
  • Cooperative learning
  • Case study
  • Guided Lectures
  • Group Discussion
  • Problem-based Learning
  • Constructivist Approach
  • Paper Critique
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Intellectual discourse
  • Subject Knowledge
  • Pedagogical Knowledge
  • Commitment to Personal Growth
  • Teaching Effectiveness
  • Innovation and Dissemination
  • Quality of Innovation
    • Quiz
    • Assignment
    • Examination
    • Presentation
    • Academic Writing
    • Self-Reflection
    • reflective critique

 

PO 4 : Professional Ethics and Integrity

SCHOLARSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ASSESSMENT METHOD
  • Possess a profound respect for truth, professional and intellectual integrity and ethics of research and scholarship;
  • Meta-thinking
  • Respect for truth
  • Involve personal goal
  • Honesty and integrity for fulfilling professional responsibilities
  • Geographical diversity
  • Learner diversity
  • Cultural diversity
  • Social and political influence
  • universal principles of learning
  • cultural differences (beliefs, expectations and values)
  • individual learning style preferences
  • Scenario based learning
  • Brainstorming
  • Case study
  • Discussion on administrative rules and regulations of the  affiliated institution
  • Scenario and problems related to ethics of examinations
  • Writing assistance and other tutoring
  • Role play on ethical behavior
  • Computer ethics
  • Giving assistance to others
  • Collecting and reporting data
  • Use of academic resources
  • Respecting the work of others
  • Use of sources on papers and projects
  • Maintaining standards and making research for continuing professional development
  • Honesty and integrity for fulfilling professional responsibilities
  • Pursuing appropriate measures to correct regulations that are’ t in conformity with sound educational goals
  • Adherence to academic regulations
  • Self reflection
  • Learning portfolio
  • Observation
  • Interview

 

PO 5 : Life-long learning 

SCHOLARSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ASSESSMENT METHOD
  • Ability to confidently, effectively and coherently communicate information and knowledge through listening, speaking, visualizing and writing to acceptable standard;
  • Ability to acquire, organize, evaluate and present ideas using appropriate technology;
  • Ability to demonstrate open-mindedness and receptiveness to new ideas.
  • Express ideas in oral and written communication
  • Peers involvement
  • Present  ideas  in structured form
  • Defend idea
  • Tutorial
  • Cooperative learning
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Project based learning
  • Case study
  • Internships
  • Field trips
  • Interaction
  • Professional
  • Vocabulary
  • Language
  • Quality
  • Fluency
  • Pronunciation
  • Presentation
  • Reflection
  • Class Participation
  • Oral Presentation
  • Public Speaking
  • Quiz
  • Assignment
  • Examination
  • Presentation
  • Academic Writing

 

PO 6 : Management and Entrepreneurship

SCHOLARSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ASSESSMENT METHOD
  • Ability to conduct independent work or studies.
  • Possess strong enthusiasm and commitment to continuously acquire new knowledge and skills.
  • Independent and interdependent works
  • Involve the use of current  e-learning technology
  • Authentic
  • Practicum
  • Industrial attachment
  • Problem based learning
  • Scenario based learning
  • Knowledge Dissemination Skill
  • Intellectual capacity
  • Knowledge acquisition
  • Curiosity of the latest  knowledge
  • Article Critique
  • Interview/Comprehensive
  • Student Portfolio
  • Project Report
  • Observations
  • Prototype
  • Academic publications