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Course Duration:
(42 m) 3 years 6 months
Course Tuition Fees:
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Subang Jaya
Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Taylor's University

Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)

  Institution: Taylor’s University

Field Of Study:
Architecture & Building, Manufacturing & Construction
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Quantity Surveying
Course Intake:
August, March

This programme is a professional course that provides a recognised qualification in Quantity Surveying, and offers a pathway towards becoming a registered Quantity Surveyor.

The programme emphasises creativity, rationalisation, and innovation. It focuses on the teaching of measurement of construction and legal issues and emphasises on training to improve technical, management and development skills. These skills enable students to absorb a wider range of knowledge, adapt to various conditions, and to solve problems creatively and innovatively.

Graduates of this programme will understand the co-relation between economics, technology, management and law, adding value to the financial and procurement management of construction projects.

Professionally Accredited Graduates

  • Graduates gain automatic membership to the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM).
  • Graduates gain recognition from a network of over 140 countries through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
  • Accreditation from the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS).

Strong Foundation in Cost Management

  • In-depth knowledge in measurement of building elements and cost estimating through modules such as Measurement and Estimating.
  • Students work on Elemental Cost Analysis (ECA) for projects from consultants (every semester), producing data that will be used by designers and clients to control project cost.

Technical Focus

  • Understanding of inter-relationship between technical and commercial elements of construction, through modules such as Construction Technology, Building Materials and Structures.
  • Exposure to latest industry software such as Cost X Estimating (project costing tool) and BuildSoft (construction software solution for estimation and job costing).

Learning Beyond the Classroom

  • Gain valuable industry exposure and keep abreast with industry practices via lecture series, conferences, workshops and site visits.
  • Opportunity to participate in Activity Week, an international study trip, to experience different cultures.
  • 6-month industrial training to develop practical and relevant skills for future employment.

Entry Requirements

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Natural Built and Environments (FNBE): Pass with min. CGPA 2.33
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM): Min. CGPA 2.67 in 3 subjects
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Min. 6Bs including English and Mathematics
  • A Levels: Min. CDD excluding General Paper / General Studies in student’s first language
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Min. ATAR 70
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Min. average of 65% in 6 subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Min. 28 points in 6 subjects
  • Other Qualifications: Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis


  • Pre-Condition:
    • SPM or O Level, min. 5 credits in English and Mathematics and a pass in Bahasa Melayu
    • Pass SABD Aptitude Assessment (AA)
    • Pass Admissions Committee Screening, which may include interview

English Requirements

  • IELTS: Band 6.0
  • TOEFL: 79 (Internet Based Test)
  • MUET: Band 4
  • UEC English: B4
  • O Level: Grade C
  • 1119 (GCE-O): Grade B

Note:Students who have completed a full year preparatory / foundation study in English may be exempted from meeting the English requirements.

Career Options:

  • Building Material Manager
  • Building Surveyor
  • Construction Manager
  • Consultant Quantity Surveyor
  • Contractor Quantity Surveyor
  • Developer Quantity Surveyor
  • Geomatic & Land Surveyor
  • M & E Quantity Surveyor
  • Property Management, Valuation & Estate Agency Surveyor

Programme Structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Measurement I
  • Building Materials
  • Construction Technology I
  • Introduction to Law
  • MPU (U1) – Module 1*

Semester 2

  • Measurement II
  • Building Services I
  • Construction Technology II
  • Site Surveying
  • MPU (U1) – Module 2*
  • MPU (U2)*

Year 2

Semester 3

  • Measurement III
  • Management Science
  • Building Services II
  • Construction Technology III
  • Elective
  • MPU (U3)*

Semester 4

  • Measurement IV
  • Estimating
  • Professional Practice I
  • Software Application for Quantity Surveying
  • Structures


  • Industrial Training & Report
  • Practical Tasks

Year 3

Semester 5

  • Building Services & Civil Engineering Quantities
  • Building Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Professional Practice II
  • Research Methodology
  • MPU (U4)*

Semester 6

  • Value Management
  • Construction Law
  • Development Economics
  • Dissertation
  • Project Management

* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.

Source: Taylor’s University