Credit Point System

Based on the Rector’s Regulation No. 5 article 27 concerning the meaning of semester credit units (SKS) in the learning process, namely 1 (one) SKS, they are as follows:

1. 1 (one) credit in the learning process in the form of lectures, or tutorials, consisting of:

a) face-to-face activities or through online for 50 (fifty) minutes per week per semester;

b) structured assignment activities of 60 (sixty) minutes per week per semester; and

c) 60 (sixty) minutes of independent activities per week per semester;

2. 1 (one) credit in the learning process in the form of seminars or other forms kind, consisting of:

a) face-to-face activities directly or through online/online for 100(one hundred) minutes per week per semester; and

b) 70 (seventy) minutes of independent activities per week per semester;

3. Calculation of the learning load in a system of blocks, modules, or other forms is determined according to the needs in meeting learning outcomes.

4. 1 (one) credit in the learning process in the form of practicum, studio practice, workshop practice, field practice, research, community service, and/or other similar forms of learning, 170 (one hundred and seventy) minutes per week per week semester

In overall, the educational curriculum in the Master program in Urban and Regional planning (MURP) consists of 41 units of semester credit (credits) which can be taken within 3 semesters, or 15-18 months of full-time study. The MURP curriculum consists of 3 parts. The first part is compulsory courses, the second part is specialization courses, and the third part is elective courses, with the following details:

  • Compulsory Courses              : 24 credits
  • Specialization Courses           : 13 credits
  • Elective Courses                     :   4 credits

There are a number of concentration variations available in the MURP program. Some concentrations are offered regularly and others are tailored to the needs of students and stakeholders. The fields of academic specialization include:

  • Urban Management
  • Spatial Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Smart City
  • Regional Development Planning
  • Development and Planning Information System
  • Urban and Regional Planning (International Program)

As for the Urban and Regional Planning specialization, the language of instruction used is English. It also provides a double degree (DD) program through partnership with stakeholders or self-funding mechanism.

The following is a detailed of the Compulsory Courses in the program:

  • Planning and Development Issues (PTPW8001)
  • Planning and Development Process (PTPW8002)
  • Planning Methods (PTPW8003)
  • Planning Theory (PTPW8008)
  • Research Methodology (PTPW8009)
  • Thesis (PTPW8013)

The following is a detailed listed of Specialization Courses offered:

Urban Management

  • Urban Development Management (LTPW8031)
  • Urban Spatial Structure (LTPW8032)
  • Urban Economy and Development Finance (LTPW8033)
  • Urban Development Governance (LTPW8034)
  • Studio of Urban Development (PTPW8035)

Spatial Planning

  • Theory and Practice of Spatial Planning (LTPW8076)
  • Urban and Regional Spatial System (LTPW8077)
  • Urban and Regional Activity System (LTPW8078)
  • Spatial Planning Institution (LTPW8079)
  • Studio of Spatial Planning (PTPW8080)

Urban Design

  • Urban Design Theory (LTPW8018)
  • Principles of Urban Design (LTPW8019)
  • Economic of Area Development (LTPW8020)
  • Management and Urban Design Administration (LTPW8021)
  • Studio of Urban Design (PTPW8022)

Planning and Development Information System

  • Planning and Development Information System (LTPW8040)
  • Concept & Technology of Geography Information System (LTPW8041)
  • Remote Sensing and Image Processing (LTPW8042)
  • Location Theory and Spatial Analysis (LTPW8043)
  • Studio of Planning and Development Information (PTPW8044)

Smart Cities 

  • Smart City Planning (LTPW8093)
  • Environment and Social Systems of Smart City (LTPW8094)
  • Economy and Smart City Finance (LTPW8095)
  • Smart City Governance (LTPW8096)
  • Sustainable Smart Urban Planning Studio (PTPW8097)

Regional Development Planning

  • Regional Development Planning (LTPW8047)
  • Settlement System and Regional Infrastructure (LTPW8048)
  • Regional Economic and Policy (LTPW8049)
  • Regional Governance (LTPW8050)
  • Studio of Regional Development Planning (LTPW8051)

Urban and Regional Planning

  • Urban and Regional Planning (LTPW8004)
  • Space and Location Theory (LTPW8005)
  • Urban and Regional Economics (LTPW8006)
  • Governance and Planning (LTPW8007)
  • Studio of Urban and Regional Planning (LTPW8010)

The following is some listed Elective Courses in the program offered to students:

  • Urban Land Management (LTPW8038)
  • Disaster Mitigation and Spatial Planning (LTPW8081)
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (LTPW8082)
  • Area Conservation (LTPW8025)
  • City Design Guide (LTPW8026)
  • Smart Region (LTPW8089)
  • Smart Mobility (LTPW8099)
  • Advanced Spatial Analysis (LTPW8045)
  • GIS and Transport Modelling (LTPW8046)
  • Integrated Regional Infrastructure Development (LTPW8052)
  • Local Development (LTPW8054)
  • Climate Change and Planning (LTPW8011)
  • Rural Planning and Development (LTPW8012)


The Module Handbook can be further checked at the following link: Module Handbook MPWK.