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Department Of Estate Management

The Department of Estate Management aims to produce professional graduates who are knowledgeable specifically in the field of real estate.

At the undergraduate level, the Department offers the Bachelor of Estate Management. The program is accredited by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agent, Malaysia, Institute of Surveyors Malaysia and The Royal Institutions of Chartered Surveyors. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for many different careers in property valuation, property management, property development, investment and finance. The course also give them specialised training in real estate valuations, propertymanagement, investment analysis of income-producing property, real estatefinance, real estatelaw and real estate development. Students work on projects that involve real- world situations and that require hands-on analysis and creative solutions. During the whole of the final special semester, the students are required to attend an 8-hour, out-of-class training session with the real estate industry, such as governmental and private positions.

At the postgraduate level, the Department offers the Masters in Real Estate by coursework and MSc in Estate Management and Doctor of Philosophy by research. These courses enable those with a first degree in any subject related to real estate the opportunity to enhance knowledge in this real estate field and eventually make a career move to enter the real estate professions.

Upon graduation, the students are perceived to be highly competent and possess transferable skills in developing their careers as follows:


Scope of Works

Job Description



Estate and Property Management


  • Valuing for mortgages, rates, rents and inheritance tax
  • Advising on development, land purchase or compensation for compulsory purchase
  • Facilities management, covering tangible assets, support services and people
  • Managing and maintaining residential, commercial and industrial property
  • Auctioneering, rating, taxation, property investment, portfolio management or rent reviews

government and semi-government agencies, local authorities, housing and property owners

Valuation and Agency


  • Valuing all type of properties (fixed and movable) in connection with purchase, sale, letting, investment, mortgage, rating, insurance, compensation or taxation
  • Negotiating for sale, purchase, leasing or auction.

government and semi-government agencies, property consultancy firms and research organisations, financial institution, corporate bodies

Finance, Investment and Development


Financial aspects of real estate, including the sale, purchase and portfolio management of investment property and the financing of real estate projects

Working with and understanding the roles of bankers, accountants, developers, and major institutional investors in real estate

government and semi-government agencies, property consultancy firms and research organisations, financial institution, corporate bodies



All aspects of urban and rural planning

Offering advice on economics, amenities, conservation and urban renewal schemes

Working with planners to implement plans
within a given timescale and budget

Public and private organisations i.e. local authorities, housing and building developers, universities, banking and financial institutions, government and semi-government departments

Department Of Architecture
Department Of Building Surveying
Department Of Estate Management
Contact Information
Department of Estate Management
Faculty of Estate Management
50603 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 603-7967 5320
Department Of Quantity Surveying
Department Of Urban and Regional Planning
.: Head Of Department :.
Dr. Zairul Nisham Musa
(Senior Lecturer)

PhD, Liverpool John Moores University, MSc,Univ. of Greenwich,  BSc, University, of Luton, UK, Diploma in Univ. of Technology, Malaysia
Last Updated:050313