Master of Science in Built Environment

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MSc. BE (BY RESEARCH)

Area of Specialization / Research Interest

QUANTITY SURVEYING

  • Construction Procurement and Project Delivery System
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Contract Administration including International and ‘Shariah Compliant’
  • Construction Business and Marketing including ‘Bumiputra’ Contractors
  • Value Engineering and Management
  • Tender and Bidding Strategies
  • Construction Law
  • ICT in Construction Industry
  • Public-Private-Partnership including Partnering and Public Finance Initiative (PFI)
  • Quantity Surveying Practices including Measurement and Documentations
  • Construction Labor Productivity

 

BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING

  • Asset Management (Facility & Maintenance)
  • Low Energy Design
  • Building Climatology
  • Solar Energy/Applications in Building
  • Occupational Safety
  • Energy efficiency in Buildings
  • Lighting Design and Simulation
  • Acoustics – Theory and Analysis
  • Mechanical System in Building
  • Bioclimatic Design and Analysis in Buildings
  • Virtual reality applications (Building & Urban Design)
  • Fire Technology
  • Green Building and Green Construction

 

APPLIED ARTS AND DESIGN

  • Interior design
  • Islamic Art/Islamic Calligraphy
  • Conservation and Preservation of Art Work Materials
  • Conservation and Preservation of Decorations Related to Monuments
  • Industrial Design
  • Heritage management
  • Product design
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

 

ARCHITECTURE

  • Building for Disable and Elderly  Person (Barrier Free Architecture)
  • Health Facility Planning and Hospital Design
  • Architecture Theory and Philosophy
  • Conservation and Urban Design
  • Passive Design in Buildings-Thermal Comfort, Ventilation, Day lighting
  • History of Islamic Architecture
  • Architecture and Heritage Studies
  • Behavioral studies in Built Environment
  • Housing Design

 

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

  • Islamic Built Environmental Planning
  • Landscape Conservation and Heritage
  • Landscape and Management of Natural Resources
  • Environmental Education
  • Urban Landscape Design
  • Recreational Park and Planning
  • Outdoor Thermal Comfort

 

URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING

  • Environmental Planning & Management
  • Tourism Planning & Development
  • GIS and SPDSS
  • Urban Management & Administration
  • Disaster and Risk Management
  • Transportation Planning and Engineering
  • ICT Planning and Tele-working
  • Urban Housing
  • Impact Assessment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Islamic Planning Principle & Urbanism
  • Planning Law & Procedure
  • Remote Sensing and Aerial Photo Interpretation
  • Community and Social Planning
  • Regional, District and Local Planning
  • Housing Economics & Delivery System
  • Environmental Tourism Carrying Capacity (ETCC)

 

*Further information on staff specializations and research areas in :

http://www.iium.edu.my/kaed/kaed-staff/academic-staff

http://www.iium.edu.my/kaed/academic-affairs/department

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