18 months
Duration
4303 EUR/year
1557 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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Start date

About

The Urban and Regional Planning programme from University Teknologi Malaysia emphasises 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.

Overview

The profession of urban and regional planning is concerned with the planning, designing and managing of the built environment. It is interdisciplinary in nature and integrates both the art and science of creating a better quality of life in a sustainable environment. At the local level the profession deals with the planning and designing of neighbourhoods, towns and cities. In contrast, the profession focuses on strategic and structural planning at the regional and national level. The profession seeks to balance between society and environment by managing developments through policies, strategies and plans.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Urban and Regional Planning programme from University Teknologi Malaysia have fpund 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.

Programme Structure

  • The programme aims to produce competent graduates equipped with essential knowledge and skills for a professional career in urban and regional planning and various related fields.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

46 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with good honours in a relevant field from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the UTM Senate; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and experience in a related field recognised by the UTM Senate.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4303 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6455 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    1557 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2336 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National: 10,660 MYR
    • International: 29,500 MYR

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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

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University Teknologi Malaysia

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