Curriculum Design Referrals
The curriculum for the Postgraduate of Civil Engineering Study Program is designed with reference to:
1. The Vision, Mission of Trisakti University, Graduate Program, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, and Master of Civil Engineering Study Program.
2. The Decree of the Minister of National Education, The Republic of Indonesia Number 232 / U / 2000 on Guidelines for the Formulation of Higher Education Curricula and Assessment of Student Learning with the following provisions:
a. A Semester credit system is an education execution system with that uses semester credit units (SCU) to define student’s study load, lecturer’s workload, learning experience, and the program implementation load.
b. A semester is a time unit of activity consisting of 16 to 19 weeks of lectures or other scheduled activities, followed by its complementary activities, including 2 to 3 weeks of assessment activities
c. A semester credit unit abbreviated as SCU is a measure of the award for the learning experiences acquired in a semester through scheduled activities per week equivalent to 1 hour of lecturing or 2 hours of practicum, or 4 hours of field work, each accompanied by about 1-2 hours of structured activity and about 1 - 2 hours of independent activity;
d. The study load of a master’s program shall be at least 36 (thirty six) Semester Credits Units and a maximum of 50 (fifty) semester credits scheduled for 4 (four) semesters and may be achieved in less than 4 (four) semesters and utmost 10 (ten) semesters after completion of an undergraduate degree or equivalent, including the preparation of the thesis
3. The Decree of the Minister of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia Number 232 / U / 2000 on Guidelines for the Formulation of Higher Education Curricula and Assessment of Student Learning, provides as follows:
a. Higher education curriculum which provides the basis for the implementation of a study program consists of: (a) The core curriculum; (b) Institution’s curriculum.
b. The core curriculum for any study program at undergraduate program, master program, doctoral program, and diploma program is determined by the Minister.
c. The institution’s curriculum for any course in undergraduate program, master program, doctoral program, and diploma program is set by the respective tertiary institutions.
4. The Decree of the Minister of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia Number 045 / U / 2002 on Core Curriculum of Higher Education, provides for the following:
a. The competence of students in a study program consists of: (a) major competence; (b) supporting competencies; (c) other competencies of a specific nature and linked with the major competencies.
b. Elemen-elemen kompetensi terdiri atas: (a) landasan kepribadian; (b) penguasaan ilmu dan keterampilan; (c) kemampuan berkarya; (d) sikap dan perilaku dalam berkarya menurut tingkat keahlian berdasarkan ilmu dan keterampilan yang dikuasai; (e) pemahaman kaidah berkehidupan bermasyarakat sesuai dengan pilihan keahlian dalam berkarya.
c. The elements of competence include (a) foundation of personality; (b) mastery of knowledge and skills; (c) the ability to pursue a career; (d) attitudes and behaviors towards work in accordance with ones level of expertise based on the knowledge and skills acquired; (e) an understanding of the principles of community life in line with one’s choice of career expertise.
d. The core curriculum is the foundation of the major competencies
e. Supporting competencies, and other competencies that are specific and linked to the major competencies of a study program are determined by the respective institutions running the study program.
f. Comparison of the equivalent load in the form of semester credit units between the major competencies against supporting competencies and other competencies in the curriculum ranges from 40-80%: 20-40%: 0-30%.
g. The Minister of National Education does not specify the core curriculum for each study program as stipulated in Section 11, Sub section (1) of the Decree of the Minister of National Education Number 232 / U / 2000. It is subsequently determined by universities in collaboration with the professional community and end users.