postgraduate (international students)

Applying to FKSG

 

Introduction

 

Faculty of Geoinformation Science & Engineering offers postgraduate studies in two modes: Master by Taught Course and Master by Research.

 

Departments

 

The departments which offer graduate programmes are as follows:

  • Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Department of Remote Sensing
  • Department of Geoinformatic
  • Department of Property Management
  • Department of Land Administration and Development

Award of the Programmes

Master of Science (M. Sc)
Doctor pf Philosophy (Ph.D.

 

Programmes of Study

 

Master of Science (M.Sc.) by taught course

  • Master of Science (Geomatics Engineering)
    Core subjects: Cadastral Studies; GPS Surveying; Adjustment Computations; Advance Engineering Surveying; Photogrammetric Mapping; and Land/Geographic Information System


    Compulsory subject: Master Project.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Abdullah Hisam bin Omar
    Tel : +(607) 5530945 | Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : abdullahhisam@utm.my

  • Master of Science (Geoinformatics)
    Core subjects: Principles of GIS; and Spatial Database.

    Compulsory subject: Master Project.

    Elective Subjects:
    Four (4) subjects to be chosen from the following:
    GIS Implementation;
    GIS Applications;
    Principles of GIS software Development;
    Computer Cartography;
    GIS & Public Policy;
    Research Methods in GIS;
    Data Model & Data Structure for GIS;
    Spatial Analysis & Modelling;
    Cartographic and User Interface Design;
    GIS Project Management;
    Data & Computer Communication;
    GIS Software Systems.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hj Anuar bin Ahmad
    Tel : +(607) 5530863
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : anuarahmad@utm.my

  • Master of Science (Remote Sensing)
    Core subjects: Principles of Remote Sensing; Digital Image Processing; Microwave Remote Sensing; and Field Data Acquisition & Sampling

    Compulsory subject: Master Project.

    Elective Subjects:
    Two (2) subjects to be chosen from the following:
    Atmospheric Physics;
    Satellite Orbits and Instrumentation;
    Principles of GIS software Development;
    Principles of GIS;
    GPS Surveying;
    Advance Digital Image Processing;
    Applications of Remote Sensing

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Ab. Latif bin Ibrahim
    Tel : +(607) 5530639
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : ablatif@fksg.utm.my

  • Master of Science (Real Estate)
    Core subjects: Advanced Valuation; Real Estate Investment Analysis; and Real Estate Market Research.

    Compulsory subject: Master Project.

    Elective Subjects:
    Three (3) subjects to be chosen from the following:
    Corporate Real Estate Asset Management;
    Facilities Management;
    Project Management;
    Real Estate Information System;
    Real Estate Development;
    Property Taxation;
    Real Estate Marketing;
    Real Estate Finance;
    Portfolio Investment Analysis

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Suriatini bt Ismail
    Tel : +(607) 5530814
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : suria@fksg.utm.my

  • Master of Science (Land Administration and Development)
    Core subjects: Applied Economics of Property Development; Land Administration System; Law of Land Administration; and Cadastral Information Management.

    Compulsory subject: Master Project.

    Elective Subjects:
    Two (2) subjects to be chosen from the following:
    Planning and Development;
    Applied Land Economics;
    Administrative Law;
    Law and Practises Relating to Housing Industry;
    Islamic Land Law.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Harun Shah bin Mat Zin
    Tel : +(607) 5530638
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : harunshah@utm.my

  • Master of Science (Facilites Management)
    Core subjects: Facilities Management; Project Management; Quality Management; and Value & Risk Mangement.

    Compulsory subject: Master Project.

    Elective Subjects:
    Two (2) subjects to be chosen from the following:
    Organisation and Management;
    Building Performance;
    Support Services in Facilities Management;
    Environmental Management;
    Facility Management Information & Management System;
    FM Professional Practise;
    Corporate Real Estate Asset Management;

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Hishamuddin Mohd Ali
    Tel : +(607) 5530826
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : hisham@fksg.utm.my

MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) and DOCTOR of PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) BY RESEARCH

Master of Science by Research
A student shall carry out research in any of the areas of research stated in Areas of Research Section. Assessment is by semester progress reports and a thesis examination (viva voce). All research works are supervised by a lecturer or a panel of lecturers from the Graduate Faculty.

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) by Research
The progress of the student is assessed each semester through a progress report. The degree is awarded based on a comprehensive examination (viva voce) of the doctoral thesis submitted by the student at the end of study. All Ph.D. research works are supervised by a lecturers from the Graduate Faculty.

Doctor of Philosophy by Research

The following are possible research areas in the specialized fields:

  • Geomatics Engineering

    Application of GPS;
    Gravity Field by Terrestial and Satellite Methods;
    Integrated Analysis of Structural Deformations;
    Land/Geographical Information Systems;
    Photogrammetric Mapping and Digital Terrain Modelling;
    Specialised Measurement.


    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md Nor Kamarudin
    Tel : +(607) 5530807/5530843
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : md.nor@fksg.utm.my

  • Geoinformatics

  • Measurement based GIS;
    Parallel Processing for GIS;
    Spatio-temporal Databases;
    Legal Issues of Spatial Data;
    GIS Implementation;
    Integration of GIS with other Syatems;
    Standards for Spatial Data;
    GIS Data Capture and Data Entry;
    GIS Application in Social-economic, Infrastructure, Environment and Natural Resources;
    Multimedia GIS.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hj. Anuar bin Hj. Ahmad
    Tel : +(607) 5530863
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : anuar@fksg.utm.my

  • Remote Sensing

  • Atmospheric and Radiometric Correction;
    Bathymetry from Clear and Turbid Waters;
    Sea Bottom Features Mapping;
    Suspended Sediment Concentration Studies;
    Vegetation Index Mapping;
    Sea surface Temperature Studies;
    Coastal Erosion Mapping;
    Urban Hydrology Applications;
    Radar Remote Sensing for Land and Sea Applications;
    Software Development.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Ab. Latif bin Ibrahim
    Tel : +(607) 5530639
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : ablatif@utm.my

  • Satellite Surveying
    GPS Surveying Techniques;
    GPS Heighting;
    Control Surveying;
    GPS & GIS Integration;
    Real-Time Differential GPS (DGPS);
    Vehicle Tracking and Navigation
    Deformation of Engineering Structure Using GPS
    GPS in Cadastral Surveying
    Photogrammetry without Ground Control
    Geodynamics Application of GPS
    Software Development

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md Nor Kamarudin
    Tel : +(607) 5530807/5530843
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : mdnorkamarudin@utm.my

  • Satellite Navigation

  • Multi Sensor Algorithm for Navigation System;
    Navigable Digital Map Related Functions;
    Comparative Studies of Various Automative Navigation & Routing Technologies;
    Standards and Structure for Navigable Database;
    Vehicle Location and Navigation using GPS/DR/MM;
    Data Fusion of GPS/DR/MM;
    Status Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in Malaysia;
    Communication Requirements for ITS;
    Methods in Resolving the GPS Carrier Phase Ambiguity;
    Establishment of RAIM GPS Stations;
    Communication Requirements of DGPS;
    Modelling the Selective Availability Effects

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md Nor Kamarudin
    Tel : +(607) 5530807/5530843
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : mdnorkamarudin@utm.my

  • Industrial Navigation

  • Deformation Surveying;
    Industrial Surveying;
    Automation in Surveying;
    Precise Engineering Surveying;
    Graphics Presentation & Visualization;
    High Precision Close Range Digital Photogrammetry;
    Real-time Measurement System;
    3 - D Modelling of Objects.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halim bin Setan
    Tel : +(607) 5530908
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : halim@utm.my

  • Hydrography

  • Tides Studies;
    Sedimentation Studies;
    Real-time DGPS in Hydrographic Surveying;
    Intergration of Offshore Positioning.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Prof. Dr. Mohd Razali bin Mahmud
    Tel : +(607) 5530827/+(607) 5530899
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : razalimahmud@utm.my

     

  • Real Estate Analysis

  • Application of QT;
    Real Estate Market;
    GIS Applications in Real Estate;
    Real Estate Information System;
    Real Estate Modelling;
    Real Estate Index;
    Valuation and Portfolio Investment;
    Real Estate Decision Making.

  • Real Estate Asset Management

  • Effect of Development of Property Management;
    Management of Commercial & Industrial Properties;
    Islamic Perspective of Real Estate;
    Law Management;
    Corporate Real Estate Strategy.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Hishamuddin Mohd Ali
    Tel : +(607) 5530826
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : hisham@fksg.utm.my

     

  • Land Administration and Development

  • Land Tenure;
    Land Information Management;
    Land Administration;
    Planning and Land Development;
    Land Law;
    Land Policy;
    Land Management;
    Models of the Land Development Process.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Harun Shah bin Mat Zin
    Tel : +(607) 5530638
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : harunshah@utm.my

     

  • Facility Management

  • Facalities Management;
    Facalities Environmental Management;
    Facalities Risks Management;
    Value and Building Performance;
    Support Service Management;
    Project Management;
    Application of Information Communication Technology;
    Facilities Management and Marketing;
    Facilities Management and Organisation Skill.

    Contact:
    Staff Contact :
    Name : Dr. Hishammudin Mohd Ali
    Tel : +(607) 5530826
    Fax : +(607) 5566163
    Email : hisham@fksg.utm.my