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Master of Facilities and Maintenance Management

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Accredited by RICS, UK Programme syllabus are formed to meet International (RICS, BIFM, IFMA) and Local (CIDB) requirements, which aims to produce competent FM professionals equipped with current innovations and skills.

Contact Person:
PROGRAMME COORDINATOR
coordinator_mfmm@um.edu.my

The programme seeks to develop competent facilities managers that are in control for both strategic and operational management of services and processes that support the core business of an organisation. This product will ensure that an organisation has the most productive working environment for their activities, utilise by its employees and their business community at large. The programme also offers a scientific approach to facilities managers to innovate facilities management delivery, by focusing on using best business practice to optimise resources through soft and hard aspect of facilities management provisions.

Facilities managers deal with a diverse range of responsibilities, which are dependent on the structure and size of the organisation. They are employed in public and private sectors, as well as other industries locally and globally. The diversity of the work may be reflected in different job titles such as operations, estates, technical services, and asset or property manager.

Facilities managers are involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and business premises. Likely areas of responsibility include the following:

  • procurement and contract management;
  • building and grounds maintenance;
  • utilities and communications infrastructure;
  • space management.
  • cleaning;
  • catering and vending;
  • environmental sustainability, health and safety;
  • security;
  • helpdesking

PROGRAMME DURATION
Minimum          : 1 year (2 Semesters + 1 Special Semester)
Maximum         : 4 years (8 Semesters)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE (46 CREDITS)

  • Core Courses (43 Credits)
    • Research Methodology
    • Research Project
    • Organizational Behaviour and Resource Management
    • Operation and Maintenance
    • Total Asset and Facilities Management
    • Procurement and Contract Management
    • Building Performance, Productivity and Wellbeing
    • Financial and Business Management
    • Strategic Facilities Management Project 
  • Any one (1) Elective Course (3 Credits)
    • Sustainable and Environmental Management
    • Corporate Real Estate
    • Principles of Project Management

Non-University of Malaya Graduates

  • Bachelor of Built Environment, Engineering & Technology, Economic & Business, Management or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent; OR
     
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.70 to 2.99.
    Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
       
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.50 to 2.69.
    Can be considered if it meets  two (2) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
       
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49
    Can be considered if it candidates passed an interview by the Faculty and meets  one (1) of  the following criteria :
    • Have at least one (5) five year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce one (1) publication in related fields; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment

University of Malaya Graduates (UM Alumni)

  • Bachelor of Built Environment, Engineering & Technology, Economic & Business, Management or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent; OR
     
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.70 to 2.99; OR
     
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.50 to 2.69
    Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • Scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
       
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49.
    Can be considered if it meets  one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least five (5) years of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce one (1) publication in related fields; OR
    • Scholarship recipient; OR 
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment


LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

  • A band 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic);  or
  • A score of 550 paper based total, a score of 213 for computer-based total or a  score of 80 for internet-based total for Test of English as a Foreign Language  (TOEFL).; or
  • Band 4 and above in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
  • A score of 42 and above in the Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic); or
  • A Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge; or
  • A Grade C and above in the Cambridge Assessment English: First (FCE); or
  • A Grade C and above in the Cambridge Assessment English: Advanced (CAE); or
  • A Grade C and above in the Cambridge Assessment English: Proficiency (CPE).

BAHASA MALAYSIA REQUIREMENT

  • For Malaysian citizen, candidate shall be required to possess at least a Pass in Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Malaysia at the level of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or a Level III in Sijil Kecekapan Bahasa Malaysia or a Level III in the Sijil Intensif Bahasa Malaysia of the University or an equivalent level before being conferred the Degree
  • International candidate shall be required to attend at a satisfactory level a Bahasa Malaysia course that is conducted by the University before being conferred the Degree. However candidate can be exempted from taking the Bahasa Malaysia course if they possesses at least a Pass in Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Malaysia at the level of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia or Level III in Sijil Kecekapan Bahasa Malaysia or Level II in the Sijil Intensif Bahasa Malaysia of the University or a Bahasa Malaysia course recognised by the University.<

Semester 1 of the academic year commences in September while Semester 2 commences in February The call for application is advertised in local newspapers and on the website  https://pgadmission.um.edu.my

Fee Structure for Citizen
Fee Structure for Non-Citizen

Last Updated: 15/11/2019