Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)

Postgraduate

1. Program/MQR No.

Master of Urban and Regional Planning
MQA/FA6556

2.

Brief introduction

The Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) is a taught programme offered by the Department of Urban & Regional Planning. In order to qualify for the degree of MURP, a candidate has to accumulate not less than 42 credit hours during the formal period of being a registered student, with a dissertation of 6 Cr. Hrs.

3.

Program Outcome

The programme outcomes of Master of Urban and Regional Planning are as follows:-

No.

Learning Outcome

1.

Demonstrate familiarity with established knowledge in the field of communication and awareness of current development therein

2.

Use relevant skills learnt in communication for professional and personal development

3.

Cooperate with others and apply knowledge in a society responsible manner for the progress of the nation and the ummah

4.

Demonstrate commitment to ethics, autonomy and professionalism in the workplace and everyday life

5.

Communicate with people from a diverse range of backgrounds with empathy, showing leadership qualities

6.

Analyse issues and demonstrate skillfulness in planning, executing and evaluating strategies and action plans

7.

Use the necessary learning skills in information management and apply effective strategies for lifelong self-improvement

8.

Apply basic managerial and entrepreneurial skills in relevant fields

9.

Use Islamic principles to analyse and evaluate ideas and theories in modern disciplines

10.

Integrate Islamic teachings in the application of the discipline for the purpose of improving their attitude and behaviour


4.

Career Opportunities

Job prospects for Master of Urban and Regional Planning graduates such as lecturer, researcher and consultant, town planner, project manager, executive, manager and related field.

5.

Program Structure

The total credit hour for Master of Urban and Regional Planning is 42. The required courses include:-

University Required Courses (3 Credit Hours)

AED 6030 : Values, Ethics and Built Environment

 

 

Kulliyyah Required Courses (30 Credit Hours)




AUP 6100 : Planning Workshop 1

AUP 6110 : Planning Theory and Techniques

AUP 6140 : Regional Planning

AUP 6120 : Land Use Planning

AUP 6200 : Planning Workshop 2

AED 6020 : Research Methodology for the Built Environment

AUP 6391 : Dissertation

 

 

Elective (9 Credit Hours) – Elective 1 and 2 are to be selected from specialization 1 to 4 and Elective 3 is to be selected from Specialization 5

Specialization 1 : Tourism and Recreational Planning

AUP 6135 : Tourism Planning and Development

AUP 6236 : Parks and Recreational Planning

 

Specialization 2 : Advanced ICT Application in Planning

AUP 6121 : Planning and Decision Support System

AUP 6222 : Modeling and Spatial Analysis

 

Specialization 3 : Transport and Traffic Planning

AUP 6113 : Transport Policy and Planning

AUP 6214 : Traffic Planning and System

 

Specialization 4 : Housing Policy and Planning

AUP 6133 : Housing Policy and Management

AUP 6234 : Housing Economics, Affordability and Finance

 

Specialization 5 : Management

AUP 6215 : Urban Environmental Management (Law, Resource Planning and Practices)

AUP 6218 : Urban System Management

AUP 6219 : Asset and Facility Management

AUP 6221 : Disaster Management

AUP 6226 : Urban Design

AUP 6225 : Quantitative Method for Planning Analysis

AUP 6224 : Social and Community Planning

 

 


6.

Duration of Study

The master program duration is as follows:-

PROG.

TYPE

MINIMUM

DURATION

NORMAL

DURATION

MAXIMUM DURATION

MASTER

FULL TIME

1 ACADEMIC YEAR

3 ACADEMIC YEARS

4 ACADEMIC YEARS

MASTER

PART TIME

2 ACADEMIC YEARS

5 ACADEMIC YEARS

6 ACADEMIC YEARS

    

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