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MSc Housing

OVERVIEW

The increasing in demand and supply in the housing sector is largely due to the increase in population and rising affluence. The rapid growth of urbanisation and globalisation has put pressures on urban and housing development. Housing problems arising from this phenomenon are complex and possible solutions are hampered partly due to lack of skilled personnel. This programme is envisaged to fill the present vacuum.

Curriculum

The curriculum is divided into 3 main aspects:

  • Social, Economic, Planning, Law and Policy
  • Design, Technology and Environment
  • Financial Management and Administration


Courses

  • Planning and Housing Development
  • Research Project in Housing
  • Housing Research Method
  • Housing Design
  • Housing and Technology
  • Law and Housing
  • Case Studies
  • Socio-Economic Aspects of Housing
  • Housing Management and Finance


Elective Courses (Choose 9 units)

  • Landscape Resource Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Regional and Rural Planning
  • Computer Application for Planning
  • Sustainable Development Planning


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

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree (honours) with CGPA 2.75/4 or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject.

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 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 8 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 220.00 X 44 Units = 9680.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 82.50 X 44 Units = 3630.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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