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Urban and Regional Planning, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #187 (QS) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Urban and Regional Planning programme at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia technical, strategic and generic skills demanded of planners. Students are instilled with knowledge on principles of planning, creativity in designing and problem solving, analytical and strategic thinking, as well as competency in research and practice.
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Overview

Programme Philosophy

The Urban and Regional Planning programme at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia focuses on the education and training of planners as outlined by the Act 538, Town Planners , capable of performing the tasks as required by the Act 172, Town and Country Planning. The programme is designed to graduate future urban planners with knowledge and skills on aspects of development, the environment, information technology, infrastructure, management as well as institution and law.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the programme have found employment opportunities widely in the public and private sectors as well as non-governmental organisations (NGOs). 

In the public sector, the graduates are eligible to be employed as a planner at government agencies such as Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Desa, Jabatan Kerajaan Tempatan, Jabatan Perumahan Negara, Jabatan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal Negara, Jabatan Lanskap Negara and local authorities. In the private sector, the graduates are eligible to work in planning consultation firms, property developers, project management firms and construction companies. Other opportunities for the graduates are to be an academician or working with NGOs focusing on the society and the environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    133 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Planning Awareness
  • Introduction to Planning
  • Land Use Planning
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisation
  • Dynamic Malaysia (Local)
  • Arts, Custom and Beliefs
  • Urban Engineering
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Academic English Skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Prior to undertaking this academic programmes, international students are required to undertake and successsfully pass an appropriate English Language Training conducted by School of Graduate Studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5282 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2641 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1090 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 2585 MYR
  • International: 12508 MYR

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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