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Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)*

Offered by: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyKulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream

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:


Career Prospects

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.


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

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