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PhD in Civil Engineering


Gain the greatest possible expertise in your chosen field through intensive research. Enter highly specialised or advanced positions within the civil engineering field.
Programme Educational Objective (PEO)
  1. Experts who are able to practice the knowledge acquired, conduct independent research and generate innovative and creative solution for research and scholarly activities in civil engineering related fields.

  2. Experts who promotes lifelong learning and are able to contribute to knowledge creation, innovation and creative solutions for  the well-being and betterment of societies.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
  1. Demonstrate an in-depth scholarship of civil engineering area of research.
  2. Contribute to original research to broaden the boundary of knowledge through thesis.

  3. Construct critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new ideas.

  4. Plan and perform independent research undertakings professionally, ethically and responsibly and to lead/supervise research project.

  5. Internalise research finding & report to peers at level suitable for international publication.

  6. Recognise the needs for continuing professional development.

  7. Provide expert advice to the society in petroleum engineering area of research.

Research Areas
  • Structural Engineering
  • Offshore Structures
  • Highway & Transportation Design
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Geographical Information System (GIS)
  • Construction and Project Management

Programme Duration
Full Time : 3 - 8 years
Part Time : 4 - 10 years
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Programme Leader

Ir Dr Idris B Othman​​

Email: idris_othman​​​​​