What will I learn?

Introduction

The doctorate programmes offered by the faculty are in the field of architecture, quantity surveying, urban and regional planning, and transportation planning. The programmes are entirely conducted in research mode whereby students conduct original research under the supervision of experienced supervisors who are themselves PhD holders.

Programme Educational Objectives

To produce PhD graduates who are experts in their related fields and are able to work independently with supervision from highly qualified supervisors

To produce PhD graduates who are very knowledgeable and theoretically sound and are able to apply these for the analysis and solution of problems where these leads to new or substantially improved insights and performances

To produce PhD graduates who can think critically and creatively thus capable of generating and developing new knowledge products, materials or methods for the benefits of mankind

To produce PhD graduates with excellent communication skills, capable of communicating effectively both technically and theoretically in various contexts and with various related parties, thus sharing new knowledge with other researchers from other institutions, universities and also industrialists

Programme Learning Outcomes

Synthesis knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in the field of built environment.

Adapt practical skills leading to innovative ideas in the field of built environment.

Provide expert advice to society in the field of built environment.

Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice.

Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders

Research Areas:

  • Construction Economics and Cost Management
  • Construction Technology and Management
  • Construction Law and Contract
  • ICT in Construction
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Dispute Resolution and Adjudication
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Plant and Site Management
  • Cost Estimating
  • Facilities Management
  • Building Services

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 2 years and maximum of 3 years)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee: RM 37,300 for the entire course
Start date

Expected February, September 2022

Venue

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Level 1, Block S19,

SKUDAI,

Johor,

81310, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree and experience in the relevant field recognised by the Senate; or Candidates who a currently registered in a Master’s Degree programme at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee of the respective faculty and the Senate. English Language Requirements: IELTS ? Band 6.0; TOEFL ? 550; TOEFL (IBT) ? 79ELS CIEP LEVEL 108 & 109.

For international students

A Master’s Degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or

Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree and experience in the relevant field recognized by the Senate; or

Candidates who a currently registered in a Master’s Degree programme at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee of the respective faculty and the Senate.

Applicant must fulfill one of the options below:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum scores of 550 or TOEFL IBT 79

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum scores of 6.0

ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP): Completion of ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 107 or higher

Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR): The minimum scale of B2

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