The Department of Estate Management was founded in 1967. The aim of the department is to produce semi-professional and professional Bumiputras in the field of Real Estate. The curriculum was designed and consistent with University and complies with the professional body requirement for accreditation. Significant milestones of the department is summarised below.
1967 - A two-year program in Valuation was offered
1974 - The three-year Diploma course in Estate Management was introduced
1980 - Introduction of an Advance Diploma course in Estate Management
1999 - The current Bachelor of Estate Management (Hons) - renamed after the former Advance Diploma in conjunction with the conferment to University status of ITM
Diploma in Estate Management
The 3-year diploma course is conducted full-time. At present the programme is conducted at Seri Iskandar Campusonly. The degree program is conducted only at the main Shah Alam campus. It is conducted on both full and part-time basis on 3 and 3 ½ years duration respectively .
The entry requirement for the degree program is for candidates with Higher School Certificate (STPM) or Matriculation Certificate. Candidates with a Diploma in Estate Management from UiTM or any recognised institutions of higher learning and related program may also apply. Exemption from a number of courses by way of Transfer of Credit may be given at various levels and courses. The part-time program caters for candidates with a diploma qualification in Estate Management only.
Since 2003, the student intakes for the degree program have been steadily increasing and the department is gearing to have a yearly enrolment of 200 students. On average, 75% to 80% of UiTM Diploma in Estate Management holders will proceed to continue their studies at degree level in locally, especially at UiTM. The remaining figure may enrol at universities abroad, or prefer to work as technical assistants in private or government offices.
Both the Diploma in Estate Management and Bachelor of Estate Management (Hons) are recognised by the Malaysian Government. The Bachelor of Estate Management (Hons) program is accredited by the Board of Valuer, Appraisers and Estate Agent (BoVAEA) and Institute of Surveyor Malaysia (ISM).
Centre of Studies Estate Management
Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying
Universiti Teknologi MARA
40450 Shah Alam
Azhar Abdul Razak
Head of Centre of Studies
Tel : 03-5544 4355