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MSc (Planning) *applicable for USM graduates only

OVERVIEW

This programme offers candidates a specialised field of interest. The objective is to train candidates to be able to undertake planning work in various fields and equip them with the professionalism to cope with the dynamics of development. The degree is recognised by the Malaysian Public Services Department and the Malaysian Institute of Planners.

Curriculum

The curriculum covers a broad range of topics in planning theory, planning techniques, policy and planning and administration as outlined below.

Courses

  • Urban & Regional Planning Studio 3
  • Urban & Regional Planning Studio 4
  • Planning Studio 5
  • Planning Studio 6
  • Sustainable Development Planning
  • Theory & Philosophy of Planning
  • Methodology and Technique of Research
  • Principles of Planning
  • Professional Practice in Urban Planning
  • Methods of Planning Analysis
  • Regional and Rural Planning
  • Computer Application in Planning
  • Planning Law
  • Practical Training - Inter Semester Break (10 weeks)

Specialisation Courses

  • Infrastructure Technology
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Social Aspects in Planning
  • Transportation Planning

Research Project

  • Research Project in Planning

Elective Courses (Choose 9 units)

  • Traffic Planning
  • Landscape Planning
  • Valuation
  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Conservation
  • Housing Studies
  • Urban Design
  • Road and Transportation

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning www.hbp.usm.my

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should possess the following:

  • BSc (Honours) Housing, Building and Planning degree.
  • BSc (Honours) Building Engineering / Architecture / Planning / Quantity Surveying / Valuation degree (require additional semesters).
  • Other academic or professional qualifications.
  • Preference is given to those who have relevant working experience.

 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

International candidates must possess one of the following:-

  • A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Paper-based); or
  • A minimum score of 213 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (computer-based); or
  • A minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Internet-based); or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); or
  • English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; or
  • The candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and Master level is English; or
  • English courses offered by British Council. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses offered by School of Languages, Literacies and Translation (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduate Studies Council).

 

DURATIONS


Full Time: Min 2 semesters / Max 4 semester

 

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 220.00 X 85 Units = 18700.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 82.50 X 85 Units = 7012.50
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
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xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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