Bachelor of Science (Honours) Architecture

School of Built Environment

Equator College offers a range of comprehensively designed Diploma Programmes.

These programmes are highly regarded for equipping students with specialist knowledge and skills which are designed to stimulate the imagination and provoke deals and creativity in students who will themselves shape the future of the nation.


To be the leading school in the fields of built environment and emerging engineering technologies.


To provide experiential learning for students to practice ethical leadership and professional responsibilities while stimulating innovation and creativity in architectural, engineering and construction industries.

Bachelor of Science
(Honours) Architecture


Course Detail

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Architecture offshore programme USM-EQUATOR is a 3-year full time programme conducted at EQUATOR, Penang.  The candidates must complete 127 units to graduate.  Integrated approach of the programme is maintained where academicians from various built environment disciplines, such as town planning and design, construction methods, building services, building laws and regulations, professional practice and building technology are involved. Upon graduation, graduates will be awarded Bachelor’s of Science Degree with Honours Architecture which is equivalent to LAM Part 1.  The offshore programme is a joint-programme between EQUATOR and USM in establishing a collaborative course.


3 Years / 6 Semesters

Mode of Study


Financial Assistance & Scholarship


Entry Requirement

  • STPM
  • Matriculation / Foundation (ASASI)
  • Foundation in Design (Equator College)
  • Diploma or equivalent

Course Components

Practical and Theory

Internship / Industry Training

12 Weeks


Bachelor in Science (Hons) Architecture

Application Date

Starts from June 2022

Programme Module

  • Design Studio 1
  • Environmental Science 1
  • Introduction to Built Environment and Human Settlement
  • Principles of Construction Economics
  • Building Construction 1
  • Ethnic Relations (University Course)
  • Design Studio 2
  • Theory of Structures 1
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Islamic and Asian Civilization (University Course)
  • Core-Entrepreneurship (University Course)
  • Architectural Studio 1
  • Principles of Architectural Design
  • Architectural Working Drawing & Documentation
  • Computer Aided Design for Architecture
  • Theory of Structures 2, or Land Surveying or Building Maintenance
  • Architectural Studio 2 (University Course)
  • Building Services
  • Building Constructions 2
  • History and Theory of Architecture (University Course)
  • Architectural Studio 3
  • History and Theory of Architecture 2
  • Measured Drawing
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design for Architecture
  • Architectural Studio 4 (University Course)
  • Environmental Science 2
  • Housing Studies
  • Construction Law
  • Industrialized Building System