Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)

About the Course

Quantity surveyors manage and control financial aspects of the construction process and can also specialise in construction contract law and procurement. They work on behalf of contracting organisations or representatives of the client, aiming to ensure that the project is completed within budget.

This course will educate and train you to the highest standards set by the RICS, developing your knowledge of the economic, legal, technical and managerial aspects of quantity surveying.

You will learn how use to computing resources to financially manage the development, construction and long-term operation of buildings. As quantity surveyors often act as project managers, you will learn how to select, manage and coordinate the resources needed for the completion of a construction project.

Career Opportunities

Quantity surveyors are in high demand, and graduates from this course are sought after by employers. Recent graduates are working in a wide range of organisations in both the public and private sectors. These include construction companies, surveying consultancies, property developers, local authorities and government departments.

As well as cost management, quantity surveyors now provide an expanding range of services including:

  • Advice on development feasibility
  • Procurement routes
  • Cost planning and control
  • Financial accounting
  • Contractual management

Individual quantity surveyors can channel their careers into specialised roles such as project management, facilities management, contract consultancy and arbitration.

UoD Modules

Year 1
Introduction to Law and Regulatory Framework
Technology 1
Quantity Surveying Private and Commercial Practice 1
Economics and Management
Environmental Science and Services
Quantity Surveying Discipline Project

Year 2
Technology 2
Construction Process Management
Procurement and Administration
Quantity Surveying Private and Commercial Practice 2
Construction Economics
Multidisciplinary Project

Year 3
Quantity Surveying Discipline Project 2
Risk and Value Management
Quantity Surveying Private and Commercial Practice 3
Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
Sustainable Design and Construction
Discipline Research Project

MPU Subjects

Credit Subject Name Remark
1 HubunganEtnik* Must do 2
Tamadun Islam danTamadun Asia (TITAS)
BahasaMelayuKomunikasi 3
Pengajian Malaysia 3
2 Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Leadership and Life Skills
Leadership in Business
3 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia Choose 1
Malaysian Constitution
Issues of the Social Media on Malaysian Society
Career Pathways in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
4 Co-Curriculum – Sports 2 Choose 1
Co-Curriculum – Community Service 2
Co-Curriculum – Event Management

Notes :
* For Local Students
** For International Students
*** Local students without credit for SPM’s Bahasa Melayu must do┬áPengajian Malaysia 3

Data Compulsory Subjects

Credit Subject Name
1 Reflective Practice
Listening, Reading & Writing Skills
2 Preparation for Career Management : Internship Programme
Industrial Training : Part 1
Industrial Training : Part 2