Bachelor of Quantity Surveying

Bachelor of Quantity Surveying

Undergraduate

1. Program/MQR No.

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

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

Career Opportunities

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

5.

Program Structure


•    University Required Courses (20 Credit Hours)


Course title           Course Code
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 2621         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 title          Course Code
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                Credit Hours    Contact Hour
Principles of Estimating for Building Works 1            AQS 1193                   2                       3
Principles of Measurement of Building Works 1        AQS 1100                   4                       8
Principles of Building Construction 1                         AQS 1191                   3                       3
Environmental and Material Sciences                        AQS 1160                   2                       2
Principles of Structures 1                                           AQS 1180                   2                       2
Understanding Working Drawings                            AQS 1101                   2                       4
ICT for the built environment                                    AQS 1192                   2                       2

Year 1: Semester 2

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


Year 1: Semester 3

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


Year 2: Semester 1

COURSE                                                                                                              Code            Credit Hours    Contact Hours
Principles of Estimating for Building Services and External Works                        AQS 2190           2                        3
Principles of Measurement of Reinforced Concrete and Structural Steel Works   AQS 2100           4                        8
Building and Engineering Services                                                                        AQS 2191           3                         3
Pre-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors                                             AQS 2151           3                        4
Economics for Quantity Surveyor 1                                                                      AQS 2141           2                        2
Legal Studies for Quantity Surveyors 2                                                                AQS 2143            2                        2


Year 2: Semester 2

Course                                                                                                   Code              Credit Hours    Contact Hours
Construction Economics 1                                                                   AQS2230                   3                        4
Principles of Measurement of Building Services and External Works  AQS 2200                   4                        8
Advanced Building Construction                                                         AQS 2291                   3                        3
Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors 1                      AQS 2252                    3                        4
Economics for Quantity Surveyor 2                                                    AQS 2241                    2                        2
Advanced legal studies (Construction) for Quantity Surveyors          AQS 2244                    2                        2


Year 3: Semester 1

Course                                                                                                        Code         Credit Hours    Contact Hours
Construction Economic 2                                                                          AQS 3130             3                        4
Principles of Measurement of Advanced Building Works and Services    AQS 3100             4                        8
Civil Engineering Construction 1                                                              AQS 3192             3                        3
Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors 2                            AQS 3152             3                        4
Systems of Construction Procurement                                                     AQS 3140              2                        2


Year 3: Semester 2

Course                       Code      Credit Hours    Contact Hours
Practical Training    AQS 3270          0                       1


Year 4: Semester 1

Course                                                                                                                        Code             Credit Hours    Contact Hours
Principles of Measurement of Civil Engineering Works                                           AQS 4102                 4                        8
Advanced Post-contract Administration for Quantity Surveyors                             AQS 4152                  3                        4
Civil Engineering Construction 2                                                                             AQS 4192                  3                        3
International Construction Procurement or Property Investment and Valuation    AQS 4141 or 4131     2                        2
Quantity Surveying Practice and Administration                                                     AQS4150                    2                       2
Principles of Islam in Construction Procurement                                                     AQS 4142                  2                        2
Research Methods for the Built environment                                                          AAR 4171                   3                       3


Year 4: Semester 2

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

6.

Duration of Study

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

    

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