Bachelor of Architecture (BArch), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

This programme is the follow-up to the Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BScArch). It is aimed to equip participants with the technical knowledge, skills and understanding required to proceed from Part I LAM qualifications to Part II LAM.

The duration of the programme extends over four semesters covering a total of 67 credits during which the central discipline, which focuses on design, emphasising on creativity and comprehensiveness, will be complemented by other subjects including advanced building technology, professionalism and management.

This programme is only offered by the University only at certain times. Should you need clarification on this matter, please place your enquiry to the Admission, Records and Policy Implementation Section for further information.

Career Opportunities

  • Architect in both Private and Government Sectors
  • Contractor
  • Interior Designer
  • Lecturer
  • Project Manager for Developers
  • Teacher / Professor

Course Modules

  • Advanced Architectural Design Studio I
  • Advanced Architectural Design Studio II
  • Architectural Design Thesis Studies
  • Architectural Design Thesis I
  • Architectural Design Thesis II
  • Building Technique Analysis
  • Building Technology I
  • Building Technology II
  • Theory and Philosophy
  • Professional Practice I
  • Professional Practice II
  • Professional Practice III
  • Urban Design
  • Research Methodology
  • Topical Studies / Dissertation
  • Landscape Design
  • **Information Skill
  • **Islamic and Asian¬†Civilization¬†(TITAS)
  • **Ethnic Relationships
  • Co-Curriculum

**Compulsory for students who do not have transfer credits for these subjects

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Department of Architecture,
Faculty of the Built Environment,
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 5373
Fax: +6(03)7967 5713