Bachelor of Science (Land Administration & Development) Programme

1.0 Introduction
Bachelor of Science in Land Administration and Development is designed to produce graduates who are competent
and knowledgeable in land matters to manage the challenges of land administration system in the 21st century.
It is the intention of this programme to make land administration as one of the profession that could enhance the
land delivery system of the nation.

The sub-disciplines covered in the programme include :
• Property Development
• Property Valuation
• Property Marketing
• Property Investment
• Property Economies

Graduates are currently employed in public and private sectors. They are also capable to establish their own
practice offering services to clients of diverse backgrounds, relating to land administration, management and

The syllabus of the programme has been designed to include subjects ranging from law, policy, planning,
economics, surveying, valuation, and land development to subjects on technical matters such as land information
system including Geographic Information System (GIS), and the institutional set up of the Malaysian Land
Administration System.

2.0 Programme Name and Conferment
a) Name of Programme
Bachelor in Land Administration and Development
b) Conferment
Bachelor of Science (Land Administration and Development)

3.0 Programme Recognition
The Jawatankuasa Tetap Penilaian dan Pengiktirafan Kelayakan (JTPPK) chaired by the YB the Minister of
Education in their 69th meeting on August 25, 1998 has agreed to recognize the Bachelor of Science in Land
Administration and Development as follows:

“The Bachelor of Science (Land Administration and Development) is hereby recognized as equivalent to other
Bachelor of Science with Honours obtained from other institution of higher education in Malaysia”.

4.0 Aim of Programme
The programme aims to produce land administrators and land developers who will be able to response ef ciently,
transparently and endeavour for sustainability in the administration and development of land.

5.0 Programme Objectives
The objectives of the programme is to produce graduates:
i) Who are competent and able to solve land related matters diligently, critically and logically.
ii) Who possess leadership and professional qualities as well as able to contribute to the administration,
management and development of land locally and globally.
iii) Who are able to work in societies with different background and cultures as to achieve common goals in land
related activities.
iv) Who are able to communicate ef ciently across a range of contexts and audiences within the land related
v) Who are able to respond and adapt readily to changing situations and able to instil lifelong learning ability as
well as ability to acquire knowledge and skills independently.
vi) Who are responsible and are highly dedicated to serve Allah, the Community and the Nation.

6.0 Entry Requirements
Candidates are required to ful ll the university and programme 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:
At least a Grade C (2.67) in any two (2) of the following subjects:
• Mathematics; and
• Economy or Business Management/Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Accounting
• A credit in Mathematics at the SPM examination

B. A minimum quali cation of Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with
At least a Grade C (NGMP 2.67) in any of the two (2) following subjects:
• Mathematics S/Mathematics T/Physic/Chemistry/Biology/Accounting/Business
Management/Economy/Geography/History/Malay or English Literature
• A credit in Mathematics at the SPM examination.

C. A Diploma or its equivalent recognised by the Malaysian government.
Possessed a Diploma or other equivalent quali cation recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved
by the University’s Senate with a CGPA at least 2.70 in anyone of the following courses:
• Diploma Valuation UTM/equivalent
• Diploma Estate Management UiTM
Candidates with CGPA less than 2.70 must possess at least two years working experiences in related  elds.
Pass mathematics in SPM with credits or at least Grade C in any mathematics subject at Diploma level.
Candidates are required to submit Diploma Transcript (from  rst to  nal semester) to UTM together with a
copy of Diploma Certi cate or the completion of study con rmation letter.
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 full time programme is conducted in the form of lectures, tutorial, practical,  field camp, industrial training
and undergraduate project. It consists of four (4) main  eld studies which are as follows:
i) Laws on Land Administration
ii) Planning and Land Development
iii) Surveying and Information Technology
iv) Land Resources Management

8.0 Programme Structure
Registered students are required to complete 132 credits which involve 48 courses for four years (8 semesters).
Students’ admission from MOE Matriculation and STPM holders who have been offered to this programme will be
registered for  rst semester of every session.

Meanwhile, students with Diploma will endure the programme starting from second year onwards. Credits transfer
for faculty subjects are permitted based on the Diploma or the previous qualification.

9.0 Career Opportunities
Bachelor of Science in Land Administration and Development graduates can be employed in public sector,
government agency and private sector.

a) Public Sector
Land Administrator in District and Land Of ce, Registrar in State Land and Mines Of ce, Development Division
in Local Authority, Housing Division in State Government Secretary Of ce and other posts at federal level
namely Ministry of Housing and Local Government and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Other organizations and agencies that usually employ Land Administration graduates ncludes Agency directly
involve such as valuation and Property Services Department, Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Local Authority.

b) Government Agency
Urban Development Agency (UDA), Regional Development Authority (RDA), State Economic Development
Corporation (SEDC), Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Lembaga Urusan & Tabung Haji, FELDA, FELCRA
and other agencies that have speci c division related to land administration and development  eld.

c) Private Sector
Property Developer, Property Consultants, Financial Institutions and other related.