Bachelor of Quantity Surveying

Bachelor of Quantity Surveying

Undergraduate

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Program/MQR No.


Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours) / No. MQR (10258)

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Brief introduction


The Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours) at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) aims to fill a need for professionals in the construction industry with a sound knowledge of construction economics, technology and management; and the Islamic perspective of man’s Khalifah on earth and the ability to apply this knowledge to the complex and dynamic situations prevailing within the construction industry and the process of construction procurement of which it is comprised.

The objectives of the programme is:
  • To train individuals to become highly competent and knowledgeable Quantity Surveyors focusing on good management of expenditure in construction procurement.
  • To instil a sense of responsibility and commitment to the way in which scarce economic resources in construction procurement are being utilised and to the overall social and economic development needs of the ummah.
  • To instil strong sense of honesty and transparency in the administration of construction contracts underpinned by strong Islamic ethics and moral values.
  • To provide leadership and become the centre of excellence in Quantity Surveying and construction procurement studies through the use of the state of the art information and communication technology.
  • To provide leadership and become an international centre of excellence in research and development for Quantity Surveying and construction procurement studies.

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Program Outcome


At the end of the programme, the students should be able to:

  • Think in an analytical and critical manner; communicate professional and personal ideas, opinions and findings effectively; provide leadership (where appropriate) and be an effective team player; and provide services/execute task related to Quantity Surveying with high Islamic ethics and moral values.
  • Manage construction expenditure to achieve value for money from preliminary estimate to final account; measurement and estimating of construction works; payments; cost planning and cost control; bidding and project cash flows.
  • Advise on the selection of the most appropriate procurement system and contractual arrangement including innovative approaches; administer tender and construction contract within the context of time, cost and quality.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in technology (traditional and innovative) in the provisions of services or to execute tasks related to Quantity Surveying.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in managing tasks, people and organisation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and the practice of Quantity Surveying in an international context.

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Career Opportunities


      •    Working with organisations/companies related to built environment
                -    Government departments and agencies
                -    Government related companies
                -    Private developers
                -    Consultants
                -    Contractors
                -    Suppliers
      •    Working with organisations/companies related to oil and gas.
      •    Working with insurance companies.
      •    Working with manufacturers.
      •    Setting up of own businesses.

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Program Structure




University Required Courses (20 Credit Hours)

Course Code                
Course Title
MPU 3112 
Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Only)
MPU 3122
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) Malaysia Only
LM 1020
Bahasa Melayu 1 for Nusantara (Nusantara Only)
LM 1021
Bahasa Melayu 2 for Nusantara (Nusantara Only)
LM 1040
Bahasa Melayu 1 for International (International Only)
LM 1041
Bahasa Melayu 2 for International (International Only)
UNGS 2060
Malay Virtues Heritage & Malaysian Society (International & Nusantara)
TQ 1001
Tilawah Al-Quran 1
TQ 2001
Tilawah Al-Quran 2
LQ 1008
Quranic Language 1
LQ 2008
Quranic Language 2
CCUB 1621
Usrah 1 (BUDI)
CCUB 1621
Usrah 2 (BUDI)
CCUB 3621
Usrah 3 (BUDI)
CCUB 4622
Usrah 4 (BUDI)
CCLM 2051
Leadership Package 1
CCFM 2052
Leadership Package 2
CCAC XXXX
Skills Package 1
CCAC XXXX
Skills Package 2
UNGS 2080
Ethics and Fiqh for Contemporary Issues
UNGS 2090
The Islamic Worldview, Knowledge and Civilization
UNGS 2011
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
LE 4000

English for Academic Writing

Kulliyyah Required Courses (5 Credit Hours)

Course Code               Course title
AAR 1230               
Quran Sunnah and Built Environment
LM 2026

Bahasa Melayu Kerjaya (Malaysian Only)

Department Required Courses (120 Credit Hours)

Year 1: Semester 1



   

Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 1193
Principles of Estimating for Building Works 1
2
3
AQS 1100
Principles of Measurement of Building Works 1
4
8
 AQS 1191
Principles of Building Construction 1
3
3
AQS 1160
Environmental and Material Sciences
2
2
AQS 1180
Principles of Structures 1
2
2
AQS 1101
Understanding Working Drawings
2
4
AQS 1192
ICT for the built environment
2
2








Year 1: Semester 2





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 1290
Principles of Estimating for Building Works 2
2
3
AQS 1200
Principles of Measurement of Building Works 2
4
8
AQS 1291
Principles of Building Construction 2
3
3
AQS 1250
Introduction to the Processes of Construction Procurement
2
2
AQS 1280
Principles of Structures 2
2
2
AQS 1292
Land Surveying
2
2
AQS 1241
Legal Studies for Quantity Surveyors 1
2
2








Year 1: Semester 3





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 1301
Integrated/Multi-disciplinary Project 1
3
6








Year 2: Semester 1





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 2190
Principles of Estimating for Building Services and External Works
2
3
AQS 2100
Principles of Measurement of Reinforced Concrete and Structural Steel
4
8
AQS 2191
Building and Engineering Services
3
3
AQS 2151
Pre-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors
3
4
AQS 2151
Economics for Quantity Surveyor 1
2
2
AQS 2143
Legal Studies for Quantity Surveyors 2
2
2








Year 2: Semester 2





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 2230
Construction Economics 1
3
4
AQS 2200
Principles of Measurement of Building Services and External Works
4
8
AQS 2291
Advanced Building Construction
3
3
AQS 2252
Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors 1
3
4
AQS 2241
Economics for Quantity Surveyor 2
2
2
AQS 2244
Advanced legal studies (Construction) for Quantity Surveyors
2
2








Year 3: Semester 1





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 3130
Construction Economic 2
3
4
AQS 3100
Principles of Measurement of Advanced Building Works and Services
4
8
AQS 3192
Civil Engineering Construction
3
3
AQS 3152
Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors
3
4
AQS 3140
Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors
2
2








Year 3: Semester 2





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 3270
Practical Training
0
1








Year 4: Semester 1





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 4102
Principles of Measurement of Civil Engineering Works
4
8
AQS 4152
Advanced Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors
3
4
AQS 4192
Civil Engineering Construction 2
3
3
AQS 4141 or 4131
International Construction Procurement or Property Investment and Valuation
2
2
AQS 4150
Quantity Surveying Practice and Administration
2
2
AQS 4142
Principles of Islam in Construction Procurement
2
2
AAR 4171
Research Methods for the Built Environment
3
3








Year 4: Semester 2





Course Code
Course Title
Credit Hour
Contact Hour
AQS 4202
Principles of Measurement of Advanced Civil Engineering Works
4
8
AQS 4240
Construction Business
2
2
AQS 4290 or 4291
Facilities Management or Value Engineering and Management
2
2
AQS 4292
Project Management for the Built Environment
2
2
AQS 4270
Dissertation
6
2


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Duration of Study


4 years (full time) of 9 semesters, to a maximum of 6 years (12 semesters).



(Updated: August 2019)

    

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