BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)
The property management degree programme run by the department is the rst real estate degree programme in the country. The programme is mainly designed to meet the different real estate professional needs in the region. From time to time changes were made to the programme to re ect the changing needs of the industry.The competitiveness of the real estate industry across the region has affected practitioner’s expectation of graduates in the eld. The changing trend in the industry from purely knowledge based professionals to one with knowledge and human skills have change the way real estate professionals are trained. Currently the outcome based education (OBE) is being practiced here to ensure that the objectives of the programs are attained.
The sub-disciplines covered in the programme include:
• Property Valuation
• Building and Facilities Management
• Property Marketing
• Property Investment
• Property Development
• Information System and Computer Science
• Property Economics
2.0 Programme Name and Conferment
a) Programme Name
Bachelor in Property Management
Bachelor of Science (Property Management)
3.0 Programme Recognition
This rst intake to the programme was rst offered by the University in the 1973/74 academic session. The award conferred was Bachelor in Surveying (Property Management). It was conducted as a ve year degree programme and the rst batch of graduate completed their studies in 1978. The programme received its recognition from The Public Services Department (ref: JPA.SULIT. 130/15-1SK.29) after it was deliberated at the Mesyuara tJawatankuasa Tetap Penilaian dan Pengiktirafan Kelayakan-Kelayakan which sat on the 24th November 1978.
In 1995, the name of the programme was changed from B.Surv (Property Management) to B.Sc (Property Management). The name and award changed requires a new recognition from JPA of which was eventually
obtained when they convene their meeting on the 25th April 1996. (ref: JPA.SULIT. 130/15-1SK.29). Currently the programme is also recognized by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents, Malaysia.
4.0 Programme Goal
The goal of the programme is to produce knowledgable and skill professional valuers and property consultants.They are also equipped with positif and balanced attitude and are able to solve problems in real situations in groups or individually. They are also trained to acquire continuous learning skills in order to be specialist and skill worker in the property management eld.
5.0 Programme Objectives
i) Meet market demand.
ii) Become skillful and expertise in real estate profession.
iii) Generate and establish good relationship with real estate industries.
iv) Convey effective communication and embraces qualities leadership.
v) Engage in life-long learning.
vi) Cultivate the culture of effective team working.
v) Inculcate business and entrepreneurship skills.
vi) Think creative and innovatively.
6.0 Entry Requirements
Candidates are required to ful ll the University General Requirement and the Program Special Requirements. University General Requirements Possessed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper.
Obtained Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with at least:
• Grade C (NGMP 2.67) in General Paper
• Grade C (NGMP 2.67) in two (2) other subjects
Obtain at least Band 1 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).
Programme Specific Requirements
A. Minimum Quali cation of Ministry of Education (MOE) Matriculation/Universiti Malaya (UM) Foundation Studies in Science/Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Foundation Studies in Law applicant:
i) Minimum of Grade C passes in combination of two following subjects:
• Business Management/Accounting/Economic
ii) Passes in all subject of specialization
iii) Credit pass in Mathematics at SPM or equivalent
B. Minimum Qualification for the Candidate of Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)
i) Minimum of Grade C (CPA 2.67) passes in combination of two following subjects:
• Mathematics S/Mathematics T
• Business Management/Accounting/Economy/Geography
ii) Credit pass in Mathematics at SPM or equivalent
C. Academic Quali cation Candidate with Diploma/Equivalent
Obtained Diploma in Valuation/Diploma in Property Management from UTM/Equivalent with at least CPA of 2.70
Candidates with CPA of less than 2.70 but with at least 2 years working experience in related eld are qualified to apply.
Obtained at least a credit at SPM level or equivalent, in the mathematics subject or obtained at least a Grade C in any one of the mathematic subjects at the Diploma level.
Candidate must send in their full examination transcript for the Diploma programme (all semesters) to UTM. Candidates are also required to submit a copy of the Diploma or a con rmation letter that they have completed their studies. Candidates with Diploma in Valuation or Property Management will enroll with the second year of four year programme.
Note: The actual entry year and duration of study are subjected to the credits transferred/ exempted as approved by UTM.
7.0 Programme Implementation
This programme is run on a fulltime basis and emphasises on both the theoretical and practical aspect. The practical work is carried out in laboratories and on-site. The learning process is supervised and
conducted by quali ed lecturers.
In addition to the on campus teaching and learning activities, students will pursue an Industrial Training for one(1) semester. It will be the second semester of their third year study. Students will be attached to various organizations and expose to the real working environment in real estate industry. The Industrial Training is undertaken with the collaboration from both the public and the private sector.
8.0 Programme Structures, Curriculum and Award Requirements
This programme is offered on fulltime and part time mode and is based on a 2-Semester Academic Session with several courses being delivered and assessed in each semester. Assessment is based on coursework, final examination and final year project.
To graduate, students should:
• Attain a minimum of 130 credits
• Maximum study period is 10 semesters
9.0 Laboratory Facilities
Laboratories and other facilities that are provided by the Department particularly for teaching and learning include:
• Computer Lab 1
• Computer Lab 2
• Computer Aided Mass Appraisal (CAMA) Research Lab
Teaching and learning facilities:
• Nine (9) smart classrooms
• Two (2) seminar rooms
• One (1) resource centres
• Several lecture and tutorial rooms
Centres of Excellence (CoE):
• Institute for Geospatial Science and Technology (INSTEG)
• Centre for Real Estate Studies (CRES)
10.0 Career Opportunities
Graduates of this programme can seek employment as real estate professional either in the public or private sector; local and overseas. The typical positions that they usually hold are:
• Valuation Of Officer
• Property Manager
• Facilities Manager
• Real Estate Agents
• Project Manager
• Real Estate Agency
• Real Estate Consultant
Accordingly, organizations and agencies that usually employ Real Estate graduates include:
i) Agency who is directly with valuation and property management field such as Valuation and Property Services Department, Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Local Authority.
ii) Organization related to the provision and maintenance of public utility such as Department of Water Supply, TELEKOM and Tenaga Nasional.
iii) Private companies which are involve in real estate; Valuation Companies, Estate Agencies, Corporations, Hyper Market, Developer and Banks.
iv) Other agencies related to real estate for instance FELDA, FELCRA, RISDA and PETRONAS.