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Master of Built Environment [ by Research ]

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Students will have the benefits of exposure in conducting research in their particular areas of interest or specialisation and acquisition of an understanding of a body of knowledge in the respective area of specialisation.

This Master's programme is purely based on individual supervised research. Candidates will be exposed to Research Methodology Course to strengthen their research knowledge. At the end of the candidate's study, a dissertation must be submitted and upon successful defence of the dissertation, the candidate will be awarded a Masters’ degree. All research proposals must be approved and supervised by the Faculty. Candidates are required to complete their studies within 8 semesters.

Contact Person:

  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. NORHANIM ZAKARIA
Coordinator for Master programmes
PhD (Real Estate/Project Management), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
MSc (Construction Management), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
B (Hons) Quantity Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Diploma in Quantity Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Reg. Provisional QS (BQSM), MIVMM, Graduate Member (RISM)

Tel : 03-7967 6875
e-mail : norhanimz@um.edu.my
 
  NORIZAN MAT SAMAN
Senior Administrative Assistant
Master by Research programme
Tel : 03-7967 6807
e-mail : izan2080@um.edu.my
 

  • Bachelor of Science Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Real Estate or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.0 or equivalent; or
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s CGPA of 2.7-2.99 can be considered if they meet at least one of the following criteria*or
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s CGPA of 2.50-2.69 can be considered if they meet at least two of the following criteria*or
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s CGPA of 2.10-2.49 can be considered if they meet the following criteria:
    1. Graduate of the University of Malaya; AND
    2. Possess relevant work experience at least five (5) years or have published in respective fields.

      or

  • Other qualification approved by Senate from time to time. 


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
A minimum score:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic): Band 5.5; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 80 (IBT). 
  • *CRITERIA:
  1. Possess relevant work experience;
  2. Have published in respective fields;
  3. Scholarship recepient;
  4. Graduate of the University of Malaya;
  5. Government agency staff.

Application and admission are open throughout the year. For online application, please visit https://pgadmission.um.edu.my

Last Updated: 12/10/2021