Faculty of Architecture & Built Environment

Diploma in Architectural Technology

(R2/581/4/0046) (A 10287) 07/2024

Programme Description

The Architectural Technology programme is designed to prepare learners for a career that supports the building design and construction industry with the necessary technical knowledge that ranges from design, building services, building construction & materials, as well as skills in using CAD and other relevant 3D software in producing drawings and documents. Designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to work as an architectural technician. You will gain the competency to work on large and complex building projects under the supervision of an experienced architectural technician, designer, or architect.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 95
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya


  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
  • Academic English I
  • Studio Design 1
  • Computer Software Application
  • Graphic and Technical Drawing
  • Basic Entrepreneurship/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Academic English II
  • Studio Design 2
  • Building Construction and Material 1
  • Theory and History of Architecture
  • Professional Communication
  • Survey Measurement
  • Ergonomic and Human Factor



  • Co-Curriculum (FUTSAL/KEMBARA)
  • Studio Design 3
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) 1
  • Building Services
  • Building Construction and Material 2
  • Academic English III
  • Studio Design 4
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) 2
  • Building by Law (Architecture)
  • Structure
  • Environmental Science
  • Working Drawing and Documentation



  • Studio Design 5
  • Architecture Publication
  • Principles of Architectural
  • Practice and Management
  • Industrial Training


i) A pass in SPM with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject including Mathematics, or its equivalent; OR ii) A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject and credit in Mathematics at SPM level, or its equivalent; OR iii) ApassinSijilTinggiAgamaMalaysia(STAM)with a minimum grade of Maqbul including credit in Mathematics at SPM level OR iv) A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) and credit in Mathematics at SPM Level; OR vii) A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in Architecture related field; OR v) *Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) in Early Child Care/Preschool (HEP is required to implement a screening and bridging program which correspond to the program field). AND For qualifications (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv), a. Passed Art (Pendidikan Seni)/ Engineering Drawing subjects at SPM level or equivalent; b. Pass the portfolio test for those who fail or do not take Art subjects.

For International Students

Senate minimum requirements: A minimum score of 4.0 in IELTS OR / Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with Band 3 OR its equivalent.

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