Master of Civil Engineering - MFA

About the program

This programme aims to produce professionals with vast knowledge and advanced skills in civil engineering design and analysis. Our flexible programme allows you to specialise in a specific civil engineering discipline and develop a strong background in civil engineering.

Full Time – International

Minimum 3 Semesters (1 Year) 

Master of Civil Engineering is accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agencies (MQA) – MQA/FA5870

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree with honours (minimum CPA of 2.50) from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia or any other institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate. For those who do not meet the minimum CPA, working experience in the related field will be consider
  • or other qualification equivalent to a Bachelor Degree with related experience deemed acceptable by the University Senate
  • Minimum score of MUET Band 3 or TOELF 500 or IELTS 5.0. Exemption shall be granted to candidates or international students who obtained a Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) in Malaysia.

Semester 1

MFA11103 Research Methodology
MFA10103 Sustainable Construction Management
MFA10203 Advanced Structure Analysis
MFA10303 Advanced Foundation Engineering
MFA10403 Transportation Planning and Engineering
MFA10503 Environmental Management

Semester 2

MFA10603 Water Resources Engineering
MFA10702 Master Project I

Semester 3

MFA20812 Master Project II

Elective Courses:

1) Environmental Engineering1. Air Pollution Engineering
2. Water Supply Engineering
3. Wastewater Engineering
4. Solid Waste Management
2) Geotechnical Engineering1. Rock Mechanics
2. Geoenvironmental Engineering
3. Soil Dynamics
4. Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
3) Highway and Transportation Engineering1. Advanced Traffic Engineering and Safety
2. Advanced Pavement Materials
3. GPS, GIS and RS in Civil Engineering
4.Pavement Analysis and Design
4) Structures Engineering1. Advanced Structure Design
2. Design of Bridge Structure
3. Design of Precast Concrete Structure
4. Advanced Solid Mechanics
5) Water Resources Engineering1. Groundwater Hydrology
2. Statistical Hydrology
3. Modeling in Water Resources Management
4. Advanced Hydraulics Engineering
6) Sustainable Engineering1. Ecohydrology
2. Data Science
3. Subsurface Modeling for Engineering
4. Sustainable Rock Slope Engineering



Competent in the field of Civil Engineering to expand the quality of knowledge through research, consultation, writing and publication.


Demonstrate excellent leadership through effective communication with effective cooperation among researchers and stakeholders.


Solve Civil Engineering problems innovatively, creatively and manage information for lifelong learning.


Apply knowledge critically and integrative to manage and resolve complex Civil Engineering problems using advanced techniques, tools or approaches


Solve and manage complex Civil Engineering problems through understanding, critical thinking and comprehensive assessment


Demonstrate work and operational skills capabilities among peers and other groups in planning, organizing, selection of tools, material, technology methods, design, procedures and solve problems using the principles of Civil Engineering 


Interact effectively through communications and collaboration in managing relationships within team members, peers or organizations by using broad range of information, media and technology application


Convey information, ideas, reports cogently and professionally in appropriate language using combination of numerical and graphical/visual data


Manage information effectively through media, software and technology applications for sourcing, storing, processing and problem solving


Use quantitative, statistical and mathematical approaches to design, analyze and evaluate Civil Engineering problems


Display significant autonomy, independence, leadership and interpersonal skills as well as show substantial responsibility in planning, problem solving and managing work


Portray an enthusiasm for independent learning, intellectual and self development by demonstrating confidence, self-control, social skills, etiquette and commitment

PLO 10

Shows personal qualities to include creativity and grit in lead entrepreneurial ventures

PLO 11

Demonstrate adherence to legal, ethical, professional codes of practice and sustainable practice to solve complex civil engineering problems.