Department of Urban & Regional Planning 

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.


To be an internationally renowned school of urban planning in research, innovation, publication and teaching


To produce professional town planning graduates who are creative, innovative and critical in the development and implementation of sustainable spatial planning and competitive in managerial and technological aspects within the national and global contexts.

Academic Objectives

To promote interest and knowledge of urban and regional planning that is sensitive to the cultural and environmental context.

    • To produce skilled and ethical professionals who can practise urban planning locally and internationally.
    • To develop analytical and problem solving capabilities for the benefit of the society
    • To develop technical competency for comprehensive and creative planning.
    • To enhance the development of urban planning profession in the country

Dr. Nikmatul Adha Nordin
(Senior Lecturer)

PhD, University of Science Malaysia (USM), MSC Planning, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM), BSC HBP (Urban and Regional Planning), UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM)

Department of Urban & Regional Planning 
Faculty of Built Environment
50603 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 603-7967 ​6841
Last Update: March 28, 2016