Diploma in Urban And Regional Planning

Posted on January 11th, 2016

Programme Objectives

This program will produce graduates who can work as Assistant Town Planner in government and private sector or any related industry. The graduates may also further their studies for a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning or bachelor in any related field at local or foreign universities.

A graduate of this programme should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate semi-professional competency as a result from knowledge gained in urban and regional planning.
  2. Solve technical problems in urban and regional planning and able to work in a multidiscipline group.
  3. Involve in community activities or professional organizations or make contributions towards society.
  4. Continue their education to a higher level and self development as a professional.

Curriculum Structure

Year 1

Malaysia Dynamic, English Proficiency, Introduction To Planning, Site Planning, Planning Project 1 (Basic Design), Co Curriculum, TITAS, English For Academic Study, Planning & Environment, Planning Project 2 (Layout 1), Computer Aided Design In Planning, Neighborhood Planning & Design.

Year 2

English For Professional Communication, Islamic Institution, Land Use Planning, Survey & Statistical Techniques, Regional & Rural Planning, Planning Project 3 (Layout 2), Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Creative and Critical Thinking, Planning Project 4: Layout & Development Proposal Report, Urban Design, Urban Engineering, Geographic Information System In Planning.

Year 3

Industrial Training, Industrial Training Report and Seminar, Islamic Worldview/Self Development, Planning Project 5 (Town Development), Urban Economics, Traffic Engineering and Transportation, Planning Law & Practice.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the program can work as an Assistant Town Planner in government and private sector and in any related jobs in the urban and regional planning industry. The graduates may also further their studies for a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning or in the related field at local or foreign universities.