Universiti Sains Malaysia Hbp

By | August 7, 2018

Universiti Sains Malaysia Hbp

Universiti Sains Malaysia Hbp,

SCHOOL OF HOUSING, BUILDING AND PLANNING

Master of Science (Planning Studies) 
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Planning Studies are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by respective lecturers in major fields of urban and regional planning, landscape architecture and tourism development. As concerns on sustainability issues in built environment increased, many new areas/fields of studies are potentially explored. Upon graduation, students will be exposed to specific theories and knowledge of the industry to support their employment in various relevant sectors.

Research Thrust Areas:

Urban and Regional Planning

  • Community Development
  • Housing Issues
  • Social Development Planning
  • Geographical Information System
  • Rural Planning / Environment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Conservation
  • Urban Planning and Management
  • Urban and Rural Poverty
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Environment Planning
  • Tourism
  • Resource Planning
  • Transport Planning
  • Landscape

Landscape Architecture

  • Crime and the Environment
  • Open Space
  • Park and Recreation
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Landscape Management
  • Landscape Planning
  • Landscape Technology
  • Landscape Geographic Information System

Tourism Development

  • Tourism Planning/Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Ecotourism/Nature Tourism
  • Special Interest and Alternative Tourism
  • Border and Regional Tourism
  • Community Participation in Tourism
  • Resort and Park Development
  • Tourism Infrastructure
  • Tourism Policy
  • Tourism Organisation
  • Tourism Business and Marketing

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess the following:

MSc
A Bachelor's degree in a related area.
PhD
A Master's or Bachelor's (First Class Honours or CGPA>3.67/4) degree in a related area.

Language Requirement
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Master of Science (Building Technology)
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Building Technology are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Building Technology. As the concern on sustainability issues in built environment increased, these programmes offer many potential areas to be explored. Besides focusing on different aspects of building material, technology and services, these programmes also cover related facilities such as waste water treatment, geotechnology and transport. Upon graduation, postgraduates can pursue their careers in academic as well as industry-based research.

Research Thrust Areas:

Building Technology

  • Building Infrastructure
  • Water Reticulation and Distribution System
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Urban Infrastructure
  • Road and Transportation
  • Construction Materials and Technology
  • Ferrocement Technology
  • Lightweight Concrete
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Structural Analysis, Design Optimisation and Assessment
  • Geotechnology
  • Sensors and Instrumentation for Civil Infrastructure
  • Marine and Coastal Development
  • Building Services and Engineering
  • Fire Safety
  • Thermal Comfort
  • Ventilation and Air-Conditioning
  • Energy Conservation
  • Services Management
  • Maintenance
  • Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Management
  • Building Science
  • Acoustic
  • Illumination/Lighting
  • Ergonomics
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Industrialised Building systems(IBS)
  • Building energy simulation
  • Construction Materials and Technology
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Ferrocement technology
  • Computational Materials Engineering
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Construction Administration and Management
  • Transport system Studies
  • Transport Facilities Management
  • Building Quality and Assessment

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess one of the following:

MSc
A Bachelor’s degree in a related area.
PhD
A Master’s or Bachelor’s (First Class Honours or CGPA >3.67/4) degree in a related area.

Language Requirement
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Master of Science (Project Management) 
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Project Management are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Project Management. As the construction industry develops, new areas/fields of studies always emerge as newer theory, concept and practice become available. Besides project management, the sustainability of permanent entity which covers the strategic part of construction industry has been the major focus of the programmes. These research programmes have attracted many academicians as well as industry players to enhance their knowledge in various related construction fields.

Research Thrust Areas:

Project Management

  • Project Management
  • Financial Management
  • Development Management
  • Construction Knowledge Contribution Based
  • Facilities Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Marketing in Construction Management
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Management
  • Quality Management
  • Property Management
  • Productivity Studies
  • Site Management
  • Construction Resources Management
  • Business Management
  • Motivation
  • Entrepreneurship Studies
  • Corporate Management
  • Leadership
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Lean Construction Management
  • Green Construction Management
  • Sustainable Construction Management
  • Services Management
  • Industrial Management
  • Sustainable Facility Management
  • Space Management
  • Investment Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Constructions Laws

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess one of the following:

MSc
A Bachelor’s degree in a related area.
PhD
A Master’s or Bachelor’s (First Class Honours or CGPA >3.67/4) degree in a related area.

Language Requirement
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Master of Science (Housing)
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Housing are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by their respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Housing. As the concern on sustainable housing increased, new areas / fields of studies emerge as newer theory, concept and practice become available. These research programmes have attracted many academicians as well as industry players to enhance their knowledge in various related issues on housing.

Research Thrust Areas:

Housing

  • Affordable Housing
  • Social Housing (Residential Neighbourhood and Mobility)
  • Security and Community Development
  • Housing Delivery System
  • Housing Design and Construction
  • Housing Market

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess one of the following:

MSc
A Bachelor’s degree in a related area.
PhD
A Master’s or Bachelor’s (First Class Honours or CGPA >3.67/4) degree in a related area.

Language Requirement
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Master of Science (Architecture)
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Architecture. As the concern on sustainability issues in built environment emerged, many new areas / fields of studies are explored. Besides focusing on different aspects of design, these programmes also offer research on energy, urban, crime and landscape. These research programmes have attracted many academicians as well as industry players to enhance their knowledge in various related issues in architecture.

Research Thrust Areas:

Architecture

  • Energy Efficient Design
  • Environmental Design: Lighting
  • Environmental Design: Acoustic
  • Environmental Design: Thermal Comfort
  • Architecture History and Theory
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Housing Design
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Human Factors in Architecture
  • Architecture Design
  • Fire Safety Design
  • Architectural Materials and Technology
  • Architecture Management and Practice
  • Architecture Pedagogy
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Management
  • Urban Conservation
  • Urban Culture
  • Building Conservation
  • Building Performance
  • Intelligent Building Design
  • Design of High-Rise Building

Landscape Architecture

  • Crime and the Environment
  • Open Space
  • Park and Recreation
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Landscape Management
  • Landscape Planning
  • Landscape Technology
  • Landscape Geographic Information System

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess one of the following:

MSc
A Bachelor’s degree in a related area.
PhD
A Master’s or Bachelor’s (First Class Honours or CGPA >3.67/4) degree in a related area.

Language Requirement
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Master of Science (Interior Design)
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Interior Design are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Interior Design. These research programmes have attracted many academicians as well as industry players to enhance their knowledge in various related issues in Interior Design.

Research Thrust Areas:

Interior Design

  • Exhibition and Display
  • Interior Lighting
  • Human Comfort
  • Design Management
  • Building Preservation
  • Interior Design Management
  • Design with Cultural Influence
  • Theory in Design
  • Indoor Landscape in Interior design
  • Building’s Interior Defects

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess the following:

MSc
A Bachelor's degree in a related area.
PhD
A Master's or Bachelor's (First Class Honours or CGPA>3.67/4) degree in a related area.

Language Requirements
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters

Master of Science (Quantity Surveying)
and Doctor of Philosophy

The Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Quantity Surveying are research programmes offered throughout the year. These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to do independent research supervised by respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Quantity Surveying. As the construction industry develops, new areas/fields of studies emerge as newer theory, concept and practice become available. Upon graduation, students will be exposed to specific theory and industry knowledge to support their employment in various relevant sectors.

Research Thrust Areas:

Quantity Surveying

  • Value Management
  • Cost Management
  • Design Economics and Management
  • Construction Re-Engineering
  • ICT in Construction
  • Corporate Transformation in Construction
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction Contracts
  • Strategic Planning
  • Firm Performance
  • Organization Sustainability and Revolution
  • Teleworking/Virtual Organisation
  • SMEs in Construction and Real Estate
  • Construction and Real Estate Entrepreneur
  • Procurement Management
  • Gender Issues in Construction

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Housing, Building & Planning
www.hbp.usm.my

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess the following:

MSc

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related area.
  • MUET Band 5. (Malaysian Applicants only)

PhD

  • Master's or Bachelor's (First Class Honours or CGPA>3.67/4) degree in a related area.
  • MUET Band 5. Malaysian Applicants only

Language Requirement
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MSc

  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters

PhD

  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time : Min 6 semesters /Max 15 semesters