Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (B.QS)

Programme Description

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Academic Concept

It is a four years degree programme after successful completion of IIUM's matriculation programme. While the emphasis of the matriculation programme is in preparing the students with SPM with Language skills (English and Arabic), it also provides them with basic foundation on environmental design fields. STPM and GCE 'A' Level applicants need to complete a presessional semester before entering the programme.

 

Career Opportunities

Job prospects for Bachelor of Quantity Surveying graduates includes:

·         As Quantity Surveyor in major Government Departments and Agencies.

·         As Quantity Surveyor with contracting organizations, property and housing developers, construction materials and plant and equipment manufacturers and suppliers, etc.

·         As Quantity Surveyor (or owner) in private consulting firm of quantity surveyors.

·         As Quantity Surveyor (or Contract Officer/Manager) in Oil and Gas Firms.

·         As Consultants to the financial and capital markets, banking and insurance industries.

·         As Academic or researcher or others.

 

Curriculum

University Required Courses

·         Bahasa Melayu 1 &2 (for International Students)

·         Tilawah 1 & 2

·         The Islamic Worldwide

·         English for Academic Purposes

·         Bahasa Melayu Lanjutan (for Malaysian Students)

·         Bahasa Melayu untuk Kerjaya

·         Islam & Knowledge

 

Kulliyyah Required Courses

·         Quran, Sunnah & Built Environment

·         Multidisciplinary Project

 

B.QS Required Courses

The department required studies consists of 120 credit hours. The studies are divided into three in which they are:

Core Studies

·         Cost Studies

·         Measurement of Construction Works

·         Construction Economics

·         Professional Practice and Procedures

·         Construction Procurement Management

·         Principles of Construction Technology

 

Contributory Studies

·         Land Surveying

·         ICT

·         Economics

·         Accounting

·         Construction Law

·         Management (Project/Facilities/Value/Business)

 

Industrial Training

Student will be required to spend one full semester during the third year working in the office of an approved private firm of quantity surveyor or the corresponding government department or the larger contracting organizations.

 

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  1. 3 Principals passes in the STPM, obtained in one sitting OR
  2. 3 Principals passes in the CGE 'A' Level, obtained in one sitting OR
  3. Any other certificate recognised by the Senate of IIUM as equivalent to the above and Credit 4 for English in SPM

 

Language Requirements

English is the primary medium of instruction. All applicants should submit a score of 550 in the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or 6.0 points in the IELTS (International English Language Testing Services) or EPT ( English Placement Test). The latter is administrated by IIUM. Candidates who do not meet the above requirements may take up language proficiency courses within the university to achieve the required standard. Arabic is employed as a secondary medium of instructions:

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