Diploma in Civil Engineering (Part-time)

Provided by Avanta Academy

Course introduction


'Diploma in Civil Engineering' focuses on construction and building environment studies that encompasses the structural, designing phrase, various technology adopted and approach to the technical problems. Today's construction industry faces significant challenges in productivity, technology, shortage of skill, construction contracts and procurement. The programme aims to provide students a detail demonstration on basic and foundational knowledge pertaining to the construction industry. More importantly, students will learn critical and analytical skills to cope with the higher level requirements as a Civil/Construction Engineer.

This programme will education and equip students with various skills demanded in construction projects - especially in the field of Architecture, Structural enginners, Civil Engineers and Quantity surveyors. Students will develop a good understanding of an appreciate how the different construction teams & functions integrated contribute to organisational success at both operational and corporate level.

Student to Teacher Ratio:

Student to teacher ratio is 1 : 25

Mode of Assessment

100% Examination

Passing Criteria

Minimum passing mark should be above 50%. 


Below 49% F
50% to 59% E
60% to 69% D
70% to 79% C
80% to 89% B
90% to 99% A
100% A+

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

No. Module Code Module Title Contact Hours
(Inclusive of 3 hrs examination)
1 DACE Design Application in Civil Engineering 30
2 CEPW Civil Engineering Practice and works 30
3 CM Construction Management 30
4 HSE Health, Safety and Environment 30
5 BCD Basic Construction Technology 30
6 SDA Structural design and analysis I 30
7 PC Procurement and Contracts 30

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Grade in any 3 GCE ' A' Level, including English and 2 Science subjects or equivalent; or
  • Minimum C6 in any 3 GCE 'O' Level, including english and 2 Science subjects (Grade C6 and above) with 3 years' working experience in the engineering field; or
  • Working Experience: Matured candidate with other relevant certificate qualification with 5 years' relevant work experience.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Course Duration

1. Full-Time: 7 months
    Total Contact hours: 210 (No breaks between exams and modules)
    Week Schedule: 5 days per week (3 hrs per day)

2. Part-Time: 7 months
    Total Contact hours: 210 (no breaks between exams and modules)
    Weekend: 1 Sunday (8 hrs class)
    Week Schedule: 2 days per week (4 hrs per day)

Fees & Funding



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