Master of Science in Quantity Surveying & International Procurement

Master of Science in Quantity Surveying & International Procurement

Postgraduate

1. Program/MQR No.

Master of Science in Quantity Surveying and International Procurement
MQA/PA 2733

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Brief introduction

The Master of Quantity Surveying & International Procurement (MQSIP) is a taught programme offered by the Department of Quantity Surveying. In order to qualify for the degree of MQSIP, a candidate has to accumulate not less than 40 credit hours during the formal period of being a registered student, with a dissertation of 10 Cr. Hrs. The programme is offered by Coursework and Research mode.

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Program Outcome

At the end of this programme, students will enable to cater for the higher level of demands in terms of advanced knowledge and skills in the field of quantity surveying, to equip professional quantity surveyors with knowledge on current issues in contract law, construction, project and business management within a national and increasingly global context, to provide highly relevant courses that are industry-led, with an emphasis on case study material using a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, to deliver a programme in a way that suits the demands of the modern QS professional and to ensure academic rigor through a range of formal assessments including written examinations, work-based assignments and independent research-based dissertation, for those pursuing the Masters level.
 
Therefore, the learning outcomes of the programme are as follows:-

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Learning Outcome

1.

An advanced knowledge of core areas of QS practice from a Malaysian and International perspective and be able to identify roles and function of the key stakeholders, especially of Quantity Surveyors and the conditions for them to function well

2.

A higher level of understanding, knowledge and skills in quantity surveying and construction business, and to apply same to solve real-world problems

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Enhanced investigate capabilities through conducting project based assessments

4.

Experience in research through conducting a practical, work-based dissertation focused on current problems facing the QS practice

5.

Effective communication and team working skills

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Professional and ethical values in performing an advanced role as quantity surveyors and managers


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Career Opportunities

Job prospects for Master of Science in Quantity Surveying and International Procurement graduates such as lecturer, researcher, quantity Surveyors, manager and related professional.

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Program Structure

The total credit hour for Master of Science in Quantity Surveying and International Procurement is 40. The required courses include:-

University Required Courses (3 Credit Hours)

AED 6030/RKGS 6130 : Values, Ethics and Built Environment

 

 

Department Required Courses (37 Credit Hours)




AQS 6100 : Advanced Measurement , Documentation and Cost

AQS 6150 : Construction Law

AQS 6140 : International Construction Procurement

AQS 6241 : Supply Chain and Project Management

AQS 6290 : Strategic Management of Construction Business

AQS 6291 : Construction Marketing

AED 6020/ABE 6170 : Research Methodology for the Built Environment

AQS 6342 : Maintenance Management

AQS 6301 : Construction Management Information System

AQS 6371 : Work-Based Dissertation

 

 

 


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Duration of Study

The master program duration is as follows:-

PROG.

TYPE

MINIMUM

DURATION

NORMAL

DURATION

MAXIMUM DURATION

MASTER

FULL TIME

1 ACADEMIC YEAR

2 ACADEMIC YEARS

3 ACADEMIC YEARS

MASTER

PART TIME

2 ACADEMIC YEARS

4 ACADEMIC YEARS

5 ACADEMIC YEARS

    

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