Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Architectural

About the Course

The Bachelor of Science (Architectural Studies) is the first part of the Architect’s training. The three years delivered in this programme precedes the final two years available in the Bachelor of Architecture. Professionally, architectural training requires a minimum of seven years and consists of three parts. The first two parts, comprising of 5 years of study is completed in an academic institutions. It consists of a three year Bachelor of Science degree (for Part I) followed by a two year study that confers a Bachelor of Architecture degree that is recognised professionally as Part II. Between the two parts, the University requires student to undertake a period of practical training ranging from 6 months to one year. The two parts, though conferring two different Bachelors degree, at the end of the third and fifth study year maybe one continuous process. The curriculum is designed as one; meaning that many of the things taught in the fourth year through the Bachelor of Architecture are developments of things learnt in the third year. The third part is a two year period of practical training or working experience that enables a candidate to sit for the professional Part III Examination.

Career Opportunities

Architectural Assistant
Assistant Designer
Project Manager
Project Coordinator
Site Supervisor
Design Consultant
Interior Designer/Interior Architect
Landscape Designer
3D Visualiser
Architectural Model Specialist
Architectural Draftsman
Architectural Photographer
CAD/3D Visualiser
Graphic Designer
Theme Park Conceptual Architect
Architectural Structure Specialist
Residential/Commercial Architect
Resort/Hotel Architectural Conceptualiser
Town Planning Conceptual Architect

UoD Modules

Year 1
Architectural Design & Theory 1
Architectural Design & Theory 1
Architecture Technology 1
Computer – Aided Design 2
Architecture Communications 1
Architectural Design 2
Communication Principles for Architecture
Architecture Science 1
Architecture Graphics Elective
Architecture Communications 2
Computer – Aided Design 1
Architecture Technology 2

Year 2
Architecture Science 2
Architectural Design 4
Architectural Design 3
Architecture Science 3
Architecture Technology 3
Architecture Communications 3
Architecture History & Theory 2
Architecture Technology 4
Digital Communication
Architecture History & Theory 3

Year 3
Architectural Design 5
Architecture Communications Project
Architecture Technology 5
Working Drawing
Architecture History & Theory 4
Architecture Seminar
Elective 1 – Architecture Conservation Studies
Architectural Design 6
Architecture Science 4
Integrated Technologies
Practical Training 1
Special Studies

MPU Subjects

Credit Subject Name Remark
1 HubunganEtnik* Must do 2
Tamadun Islam danTamadun Asia (TITAS)
BahasaMelayuKomunikasi 3
Pengajian Malaysia 3
2 Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Leadership and Life Skills
Leadership in Business
3 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia Choose 1
Malaysian Constitution
Issues of the Social Media on Malaysian Society
Career Pathways in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
4 Co-Curriculum – Sports 2 Choose 1
Co-Curriculum – Community Service 2
Co-Curriculum – Event Management

Notes :
* For Local Students
** For International Students
*** Local students without credit for SPM’s Bahasa Melayu must do Pengajian Malaysia 3

Data Compulsory Subjects

Credit Subject Name
1 Reflective Practice
Listening, Reading & Writing Skills
2 Preparation for Career Management : Internship Programme
Industrial Training : Part 1
Industrial Training : Part 2