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B. Sc. HBP (Quantity Surveying)

Overview

A key function of a quantity surveyor in the construction industry is to ensure efficiency in the financial management of building and civil engineering projects. The role of a quantity surveyor in the built environment requires them to work closely with various parties in a project such as professional design consultants,  contractors and the developers. The continuous evaluation of the Quantity Surveying programme by the prestigious Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM) and rigorous accreditation procedures by international associations such as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) ensure that the students undergo an excellent programme that shapes creativity and innovative skills, sharpens professionalism and heightens confidence.

Courses & Syllabus

A. Core Courses

  • RUS104 - Integrated Studio I      
  • RUS105 - Integrated Studio 2     
  • RAG121 - Environmental Science I           
  • RAG161 - Building Construction I              
  • REG163 - Theory of Structures I
  • RQS201 - Quantity Surveying Studio I    
  • RQS202 - Quantity Surveying Studio 2   
  • RQG236 - Measurement 1
  • RQG237 - Measurement 2
  • RQK255 - Professional Practice for Quantity Surveyors
  • RQG259 - Cost and Value Management 1
  • RUL274 - Compulsory Practical Training 
  • RQS303 - Quantity Surveying Studio 3
  • RQS304 - Quantity Surveying Studio 4
  • RQL370 - Quantity Surveying Studies      

B. Elective Courses

  • RPG131 - Applied Quantitative Methods*
  • RAG132 - Introduction to Built Environment & Human Settlement*
  • RMK153 - Principles of Construction Economics*
  • REG232 - Land Surveying*
  • RMK252 - Principles of Project Management*
  • RMK254 - Legal Studies*
  • REG261 - Building Services*
  • RAG265 - Building Construction 2*
  • REG265 - Infrastructure Technology *    
  • RMK353 - Property Management
  • RMK354 - Construction Law *    
  • RQG359 - Cost and Value Management 2*          
  • REG361 - Methods of Construction
  • REG370 - Building Forensic and Maintenance     

* Recommended courses

Job Prospects

Since the first batch of student enrolment of USM's Quantity Surveying programme in 1998, our graduates are in great demand from the construction industry. The real incentives of the programme’s professional recognitions convince potential employers on the high quality of our graduates. Students are often offered employment even before they have officially graduated. Quantity Surveying offers a wide scope of work in the construction industry and plays a key role commencing in the earliest stage of a project, from the inception phase until the completion of the construction phase. Common work scope of a graduate quantity surveyor is to be able to provide cost plans and estimates of the project, advise on cost-effective solutions in the construction and design methods, produce tender and contract documentation, advise on contractual and procurement matters, monitor and control the construction cost, as well as facilitate disputing contracting parties.

 

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A key function of a quantity surveyor in the construction industry is to ensure 
 
efficiency in the financial management of building and civil engineering projects. 
 
The role of a quantity surveyor in the built environment requires them to work 
 
closely with various parties in a project such as professional design consultants, 
 
contractors and the developers. The continuous evaluation of the Quantity 
 
Surveying programme by the prestigious Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia 
 
(BQSM) and rigorous accreditation procedures by international associations such 
 
as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Pacific Association 
 
of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) ensure that the students undergo an excellent 
 
programme that shapes creativity and innovative skills sharpens professionalism 
 
and heightens confidence.