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Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours)

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Bachelor Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs (KL)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees39500 / Course
Fees (International Student)58900 / Course
FacultyFaculty of Built Environment
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades

Students who have graduated with the Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours) are eligible to apply to BQSM as Provisional Quantity Surveyor and subsequently register for the Assessment of Professional Competence (Tier 1) for Quantity Surveyors conducted by BQSM. Upon passing the Assessment of Professional Competence, they are eligible to register with BQSM as a Professional Quantity Surveyor and use the postfix PQS after their name. Candidates are also eligible to register with the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) as Graduate Members at the time of application as Provisional Quantity Surveyor with BQSM. Professional Quantity Surveyor will also be eligible to be admitted as a Member of RISM and use the prefix Sr before his name and postfix MRISM provided he is a Graduate Member of RISM at the time of application as Provisional Quantity Surveyor with BQSM.

Course Description

This programme equips students with essential knowledge and skills in Quantity Surveying practices such as preparing feasibility study of the project; handling financial issues of the project; preparing tender and contract documents including measurement of construction works and pricing; evaluation and selection of appropriate procurement system, contractual arrangement and tendering method which satisfies the client’s needs in term of time, cost, quality and legal aspects; and advising the contractual issues based on general contract principles of Building Contract as well as general legal principles of Contract Law, Sale of Goods Act and Law of Tort.

Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)

  1. Bac.of Quantity Surveying (Hons) Graduates
  2. Eligible to apply as: -
    1. Registered Provisional QS, BQSM (ProvQS after name)
    2. Graduate Member, RISM
  3. Subsequently register for Assessment of Professional Competence for Quantity Surveyor (Tier 1) conducted by BQSM
  4. Passing the exam and
    1. Register as Professional Quantity Surveyor with BQSM (PQS after name)
    2. Admitted as Member of RISM* (Sr before name & MRISM after name)
  5. Assessment of Professional Competence for Quantity Surveyor (Tier 2) conducted by BQSM
  6. Passing the exam and register as Consultant Quantity Surveyor with BQSM (CQS after name)
  • Measurement of Substructure Works, Measurement of Superstructure Works, Measurement of Architecture Works, Measurement of Plumbing & Electrical Works, Measurement of Civil Engineering Works, Measurement of External Works, Construction Materials, Building Construction Technology, Civil Engineering Construction Technology, Principles of Economics, Building Economics, Development Economics, Professional Practice, Principles of Law, Land Development Law, Building By-Laws, Acts & Contracts, Construction Law, Structural Studies, Principles of Management, Project Management, Prices Analysis for Building Works, Prices Analysis for External & Plumbing Works, IT & CAD, Site Surveying, Mechanical & Electrical Services, Research Methodology, Environmental Science & Building Services
  • Software Application for Built Environment
  • Accounting & Financial Management
  • Integrated Projects
  • Project and Dissertation
  • Industrial Training

English Language, English for Communication, English for the Profession, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, Hubungan Etnik, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Entrepreneurship, Moral dan Etika/Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 3 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A^
  2. A Level - Grade D in 3 relevant subjects listed in Schedule A^
  3. SAM - ATAR 70 and Grade B in 2 relevant subjects which must include one mathematics subject
  4. UEC - 5 Grade B which must include:
    • one mathematics subject
    • either Malay Language or English Language, with minimum Grade C in the other subject
    • 3 other subjects listed in Schedule A^
  5. TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track A) (with minimum CGPA 2.5000) OR Relevant Diploma
  6. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation (with minimum CGPA 2.5000)/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2) and (3) must include -

  • SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  • SPM Credit in either Bahasa Malaysia or English Language, with minimum pass in the other subject / O Level Grade C in English Language / UEC Grade B in either Malay Language or English Language with minimum Grade C in the other subject

SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Intake Months18 May 2020, 12 October 2020
Career Prospects
  • Contract/Project Executive
  • Estimator
  • Contract Administrator
  • Contract Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Professional Cost Manager
  • Consulting Quantity Surveyor

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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