Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

Undergraduate




    (updated: August 2019)

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Program/MQR No.


Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) / No. MQR (10240)

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Brief introduction


Strengthening the background of the prodigious rate of development and its globalization tendency, there is now a need for a new paradigm in the quest of a better environment for man to live in. It is important that the school strive to inculcate the Islamic spirit of caring for the society and the society`s need take precedence over that of individuals and the custodianship of nature through its curriculum. The course is accredited and recognized by Board of Town Planners Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Planners.

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Program Outcome


At the end of the programme, students are expected to be able to:

Outcomes Outcomes Domain

Prepare statutory development plans and planning submissions consistent with the requirements of the latest knowledge and state-of-the-art technology.

Knowledge

Undertake development planning studies, feasibility studies and impact assessment studies in relation to land use and built environment with relevant skills.

Practical Skills

Facilitate and advise various agencies that include governmental, non-governmental organisations, public and/or private bodies in the development of land in the best interest of the community and responsibility for the environment.

Social skills and Responsibilities

Integrate professional planning practice and demonstrate behaviour of high ethical values in line with planning ethics and Codes of Professional Conduct.

Value, Attitudes and Professionalism

Communicate effectively with stakeholders in development projects and exhibit leadership qualities in development projects.

Communication, Leadership and Team Skills

Apply intellectual critical thinking, problem-solving approach and ethical reasoning in appraising and planning cities and regions within the context of sustainable development.

Problem Solving and Scientific Skill

Practice advocacy planning and make representations in any arbitration involving planning and land matters with state-of-the-art technology.

Information Management and Lifelong Learning Skills

Work individually and in groups with high levels of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Managerial and Entrepreneurial

Integrate Islamic principles in planning practices and demonstrate Islamic values in professional conduct.

Integration of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Values



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Career Opportunities


A Job prospect for Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning graduates includes:

  • Town Planning Officer with the Jabatan Perancang Bandar dan Desa (JPBD), Local Authorities, Regional Development Authorities or Rural Development Authorities.
  • Corporate (Chartered)/Professional Planners – running own practice or as partnership or as an employee in a big urban Planners organization;
  • Transport Planners, GIS Planners, Environmentalist, Social Urban Planners, Urban Designers and various fields of works that related to urban and regional planning.
  • Academician (Tutors, Lecturers and professors) in teaching and lecturing in various architecture and environmental design schools;
  • Project Manager – managing a development project on behalf of a client;
  • Consultant or Advisor – to plan a development projects;
  • Specialist in spatial analyses with using multi spatial technologies such as Computer Aided Design (CAD); GIS, Satellite Processing, Planning and Decision Support System and Statistical Analysis.
  • Research Officer (with universities, research institutions, NGO’s or private firms


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Program Structure




University Required Courses (20 Credit Hours)

Course Code                
Course Title
MPU 3112
Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Only)
MPU 3122
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) (Malaysian Only)
LM 1020
Bahasa Melayu 1 for Nusantara (Nusantara Only)
LM 1021
Bahasa Melayu 2 for Nusantara (Nusantara Only)
LM 1040
Bahasa Melayu 1 for International (International Only)
LM 1041
Bahasa Melayu 2 for International (International Only)
UNGS 2060
Malay Virtues Heritage & Malaysian Society (International & Nusantara)
TQ 1001
Tilawah Al-Quran 1
TQ 2001
Tilawah Al-Quran 2
LQ 1008
Quranic Language 1
LQ 2008
Quranic Language 2
CCUB 1621
Usrah 1 (BUDI)
CCUB 2621
Usrah 2 (BUDI)
CCUB 3621
Usrah 3 (BUDI)
CCUB 4622
Usrah 4 (BUDI)
CCLM 2051
Leadership Package 1
CCFM 2052
Leadership Package 2
CCAC XXXX
Skills Package 1
CCAC XXXX
Skills Package 2
UNGS 2080
Ethics and Fiqh for Contemporary Issues
UNGS 2090
The Islamic Worldview, Knowledge and Civilization
UNGS 2011
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
LE 4000
English for Academic Writing

Kulliyyah Required Courses (5 Credit Hours)

Course Code               
Course Title
AAR 1230
Quran Sunnah and Built Environment
LM 2026 
Bahasa Melayu Kerjaya (Malaysian Only)

Department Required Courses (115 Credit Hours)


Year 1:  Semester 1





Course Code
  
Course Title
Credit Hour
  
Contact Hour
AUP 1102

Planning Studio 1
6
12
AUP 1110

Principles of Urban and Regional Planning 13
3
AUP 1111

CAD & Multimedia for Planning3
6
AUP 1101
Site Planning3
3







Year 1: Semester 2




Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 1202
Planning Studio6
12
AUP 1210
Principles of Urban and Regional Planning 23
3
AUP 1211
Geomatics3
6
AUP 1203
Islamic Urbanism3
3







Year 2:  Semester 1




Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 2101
Planning Studio 36
12
AUP 2101
Introduction to Urban Design3
3
AUP 2103
Introduction to Housing3
3
AUP 2121
Elements of Infrastructure2
2
AUP 2134
Social and Community Planning3
3







Year 2:  Semester 2





Course Code

Course Title
Credit Hour

Contact Hour
AUP 2202

Planning Studio 4  
6

12
AUP 2222

GIS Application for Built Environment
3

3
AUP 2225

Urban Traffic System
2

2
AUP 2226
Planning Techniques3
3
AUP 2260
Economics for Planning3
3







Year 3:  Semester 1




Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 3102
Planning Studio 56
12
AUP 3114
Regional Planning3
3
AUP 3125
Transportation Planning3
3
AUP 3155
Planning and Decision Support System2
4
AUP 3161
Aspects of Land Valuation2
2







Year 3:  Semester 2




Course Code
Course Title Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 3202
Planning Studio 66
12
AUP 3215
Planning Theory3
3
AUP 3262
Planning Law and Procedure3
3
AUP 3272
Research Method for Built Environment3
3







Year 3 :  Semester 3




Course Code
Course Title Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 3363
Practical Training (10 weeks)0
0







Year 4:  Semester 1





Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 4116
Project Impact Assessment3
3
AUP 4164
Public Administration and Finance3
3
AUP 4170
Project Paper6
6
AUP 34**
Elective 13
3







Year 4:  Semester 2




Course Code
Course Title Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 4218
Comparative Planning System3
3
AUP 4265
Professional Planning Practice3
3
AQS 4292
Project Management for Built Environment2
2
AUP 44**
Elective 23
3







Elective Course
(6 Credit Hours)







Islamic Planning



Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 3411
Islamic Planning Principles3
3
AUP 4412
Islamic Human Settlement3
3









Environment & Resource Planning



Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 4411

Introduction to Urban Management
3

3
AUP 3421
Disaster Management and Planning3
3









Tourism Planning


Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 3441
Tourism Planning and Development3
3
AUP 4211
Park Planning and Recreation Development3
3









Housing


Course Code
Course TitleCredit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 4422
Housing Economics, Affordability and Finance3
3
AUP 4452
Comparative Housing Design3
3








Social Planning


Course Code
Course Title Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AUP 4433
Community Development3
3
AUP 3471
Universal and Barrier Free Planning3
3









Project Planning and Management


Course Code
Course Title Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 4131
Property Investment and Valuation3
3
AQS 4290
Facility Management3
3



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Duration of Study


4 years



(updated: August 2019)

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