Bachelor Of Urban & Regional Planning

by | Feb 14, 2019

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The Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning was introduced as a professional programme in line with the requirement of the Board of Town Planners Malaysia. The Urban Planning programme is designed to reflect a different niche area as compared to other universities offering similar program i.e UTM, UiTM, UIA and USM. The niche area for UM’s Urban Planning programme will be related to spatial planning for sustainable development. Therefore, the graduates will be able to rise above the challenging rapid urbanizing world.

The department aspires to be a centre of excellence in urban and regional planning studies and research in the Asia-Pacific region. The region provides a living laboratory where urban and regional issues can be identified, analyzed and examined, and strategies formulated.

Core Course

  • Planning Studio I – Basic Planning Skills
  • Introduction to Planning
  • Legal Studies
  • IT in Planning
  • Planning Studio II – Site Planning
  • Land Use and Site Planning
  • Community Development Planning
  • Planning Studio III – City Centre Studies
  • Quantitative Analysis in Planning
  • Planning Theory
  • Urban Economics
  • Planning Studio IV – State Structure Plan
  • Planning Law
  • Rural and Regional Planning
  • Planning Techniques and Methodology
  • Planning Studio V – Local Plan
  • Recreation and Tourism Planning
  • Transportation and Traffic Planning
  • Housing
  • Planning Studio VI – Special Area Plan
  • Development and Property Appraisal
  • Environmental Planning and Management
  • Urban Design and Conservation
  • Research Methodology
  • Planning Studio VII – Development Appraisal
  • Urban Management
  • Professionalism, Ethics and Politics
  • Academic Project
  • Industrial Training

University Courses

  • Information Literacy
  • The Islamic and Asian Civilization (TITAS)*
  • Ethnic Relations / Introduction to Malaysia**
  • Basic Entrepreneurship Culture
  • Co-Curriculum
  • English I
  • English II
  • Elective Course 1
  • Elective Course 2
  • Social Engagement

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