Welcome to the Faculty of Built Environment.

The 10th faculty in UNIMAS, established in September 2018 in line with the university’s vision and mission and in accordance with the UNIMAS niche areas.

Faculty of Built Environment is set to integrate the multidisciplinary professions of the built environment, drawing upon technical, social and economic knowledge to transform the way humanity inhabits the earth in the creation of a pleasing and sustainable built environment in which to dwell. The programs offered and to be offered set forth and draw upon the special material, cultural and ecological circumstances of our locality and pioneer holistic approaches to the built environment. Faced with global issues of climate change, habitat and species loss, and in response to the challenges of a “to-do list for the people and planet”, Faculty of Built Environment embraces the issues in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in teaching and learning, thereby nurturing our graduates to be part of society, playing their role for the betterment of the built environment. Our programs offered and to be offered are to encompass the IR4.0 and to be inclusive of our selected suitable and relevant subjects, in preparing our graduate to be future ready for the complex 21st century environment.

The Department of Architecture in Faculty of Built Environment has registered its pioneer batch of Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours) students in September 2017, followed by the Department of Quantity Surveying’s pioneer students who registered in September 2018 for the Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours). Our programs are currently accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). We are committed to continue enhancing and updating our program to be in line with the requirements of local professional bodies and to establishing programs that are fully accredited. Faculty of Built Environment will also be establishing the Urban Planning and Landscape Department in the near future to accomplish our plan as a multidisciplinary learning environment.

Our faculty academic members consist of experts in various field in the built environment and we are actively engaged in research and development to constantly enhance our knowledge to share with our students. Being a newly established faculty, a long journey lies ahead of us. Our academic members are committed to producing versatile and responsible graduates with honest, ethical and creative minds to promote the built environment for humanity and the advancement of knowledge.

We invite you to explore the possibilities and opportunities in academic studies, research, development and consultancy provided in our creative organization.


Prof. Ar. NurAkmal Abdullah Goh
Faculty of Built Environment, UNIMAS