Architecture R2/581/4/0044 (MQA/A10412)

Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. It is an art that reflects human feelings and dreams in shapes within science, environment, and humanity. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.

Architecture is a highly respected, creative and challenging profession. The range of specialisations chosen by architects include commercial, retail, industrial and institutional developments, housing, historical building conservation and renovation and building interiors; client brief writing, urban design, planning appeal submissions and presentation assessment; stage set and exhibition design; property and construction management.

At KLT, our Diploma in Architecture is aimed specifically at meeting the needs of the architectural profession and to equip students with the knowledge, skills competencies and awareness relating to architecture profession.

The programme also aims to:

  • Produce graduates who are capable of demonstrating competence in the analysis, synthesis, judgement and communication within the architectural practice profession;
  • Ensure that a high standard is maintained in all aspects of teaching.

Our program is accredited by Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA). 

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

  • Pass SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of credit in THREE (3) subjects including Mathematics ; or
  • Pass UEC with grade ‘B’ in THREE (3) subjects including Mathematics ; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications as recognized by the Malaysian Government.


  • 2 years 9 months

​Total Credit Hours

  • 96  hours

Total Programme Fee

  • RM 16,800​

Subject Overview​

Year 1
Short Semester Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Code Subject Credit Code Subject Credit
AR157 Environmental Science 3 SE203 Communication in the Workplace 3
AR105 Communication & Architectural Graphics I 4 AR204 Communication & Architectural Graphics II 4
AR101 Principles of Architecture 3 AR104 Architecture
Project I
AR135 Introduction to AutoCAD 3 CT105 Construction Technology I 3
Total 13  Total 15
Year 2
Short Semester Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Code Subject Credit Code Subject Credit
MPU2113 Pengajian Malaysia 2  3 SB118 Building By-Laws 3 AR109 Eastern History of Architecture 3
MPU2122 MPU2222 Bahasa Kebangsaan A or Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2 AR137 CAD Applications 3 AR112 Architecture
Project III
MPU2312 MPU2322 Moral dan Etika or Pengajian Islam 2 AR107 Architecture
Project II
5 AR123 Architecture Theory of Structure 3
MPU2412 Khidmat Masyarakat 2 CT205 Construction Technology II 3 CT305 Construction Technology III 3
 Total Total 14  Total 15
Year 3
Short Semester Semester 1 Semester 2
Code Subject Credit Code Subject Credit Code Subject Credit
AR301 Industrial Training 6 AR115 Western History of Architecture 3 AR117 Working Drawings 4
AR114 Architecture
Project IV
5 AR116 Architecture
Project V
AR143 Introduction to Landscape Architecture 3 AR160 Environmentally Responsible Design 3
Total 6 Total 11  Total 12