Bachelor On Campus

Building Surveying

University of Malaya

48 months
5303 USD/year
678 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Building Surveying from University of Malaya was developed in association with the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM). The curriculum structure is accepted by the relevant professional bodies in United Kingdom i.e. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UK.  


Building Surveying from University of Malaya leads candidate to achieve the award of a degree in the field of building surveying. In the Malaysian context, a professional Building Surveyor is a qualified person, by examination and experience, and a member of the RISM.The main roles and responsibilities of a Building Surveyor in Malaysia, as prescribed by the RISM cover the following areas; Building Control & Space Planning, Building Performance & Risk Assessment and Building Maintenance & Refurbishment.


  • Government department e.g Ministry of Housing & local government
  • Public works Department (JKR)
  • Institutions of Higher Learning Research Body
  • State Development Corporates
  • Consultant and Developer Firm
  • Financial and Banking Institution
  • Insurance Company Firm

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Science & Sustainable
  • Law Studies
  • Structure Analysis
  • Material & Construction
  • Building Services
  • Structure Design
  • Construction Technology
  • Development Studies
  • M&E Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


132 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Passed STPM with minimum CGPA of 3.00; or
  • Passed Matriculation/Foundation with minimum CGPA of 3.00; or
  • Diploma holder from Public University / Polytechnic of Higher Education Department in Real Estate or related to Built Environment / Geomatic / Accounting & Business Study and recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University Senate with minimum CGPA of 3.00; or
  • Having an accredited GCE A-Level qualification with minimum of Grade B at A-Level in the following subjects: Mathematics/ Physics/ Accounting/ Economics; andOne another subject
  • MUET with minimum of Band 3

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5303 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21214 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2713 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Local - RM 11,370
  • International - RM 88,900

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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