B.Sc. On Campus

Urban And Regional Planning (Honours)

University Sains Malaysia

48 months
4500 USD/year
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A course in Urban And Regional Planning (Honours) at University Sains Malaysia involves a broad-based interdisciplinary approach with the purpose of producing urban and regional planners. Students who undertake this course will be trained to understand and apply planning theories and practices in a holistic manner.


A physical planner deals with the planning of a physical development at a macro scale. These include working on the developments of new townships, regenerating and revitalising of existing urban and rural areas.

At University Sains Malaysia, students in Urban And Regional Planning (Honours) are trained to develop a high intellectual ability in order to be analytical and critical when analysing planning options, making forecasts as well as evaluating planning options. With sustainable development being a key issue, students are exposed to innovative and proactive planning approaches in dealing with physical and socio-economic issues.

Job Prospects

Students who have successfully completed this 4 program years will obtain a Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning, which is a professional degree recognised by the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) and Lembaga Perancang Bandar Malaysia (LPBM). There are wide career opportunities in the field of Urban and Regional Planning, graduates can either opt to work in private firms or government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Studio
  • Design Studio
  • Principles of Planning
  • Methods of Planning Analysis
  • Geographic Information System and Computer Aided Design for Planning
  • Urban Regional Planning Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed 12 years of Primary and High School Education andObtained High School Certificate (eg. A-Level, HSC, SMU, & UAN (Indonesia), Matayom Suksa 6 (Thailand), International Baccalaureate etc.) or
  • Diploma in the related field
  • Official certificates, transcripts, mark sheets or school report from each secondary or college attended
  • Translated copy of certificates (if issued other than English or Malay Language)
  • IELTS/TOEFL/MUET/CAE/CPE/PTE/Authorization Letter from an institution in which the medium instruction is English
  • Copy of passport (Details page only in A4 size)
  • Student Pass (if study in Malaysia)
  • Letter of scholarship (if any)
  • Receipt of processing fee payment

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for George Town

1755 - 2203 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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