Thank you for your interest in the Bachelor of Quantity Surveying Program at University College of Technology Sarawak. You may have asked if this programme is right for you. While all BQSM accredited programs will lead you on your path of becoming a Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS), I believe that our program at UCTS possess some special qualities that can truly assist you excel on your career path of becoming a legal and cost expert in construction industry. Our programme provides undergraduates with comprehensive learning experience in order to:
During their undergraduate study, every effort of our programme committee is directed toward the above educational objectives. Via continuous research, teaching innovation and industrial practice, we are able to prepare these students with core competencies that are essential for discharging their future roles effectively. Hence, we believe the following are some of the unique attributes of our programme:
Lastly, I hope that the information on this website is helpful to you as you begin the application process. We look forward to welcoming you to UCTS and on to your undergraduate journey. Do feel free to contact me if you have any enquiries about this Program.
Dr Kan Fock Kui
Head of Programme, Quantity Surveying
School of Built Environment
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Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)
February, July, September
This programme would provide strong theoretical and practical foundations in quantity surveying practice, preparing students for future employment in construction workplace by cultivating generic and specific competencies. This includes the development of analytical mind, creativity and problem-solving skills which are essential for their long term growth in QS profession. The students will require to attain 128 credit hours of study in order to graduate.
The Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons) has received Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA) approval and accreditation by the Quantity Surveying Accreditation Council (QSAC) from the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM) Malaysia.
To be a global technical university founded on science and technology
To provide world-class educational programmes and learning environment to nurture creative and entrepreneurial leaders
through a broad education in science and technology
To produce quantity surveying alumni who are capable of discharging their roles competently, professionally and ethically in a competitive global environment. The graduates will be equipped with sound and coherent technical knowledge as well as management skills, within a broad appreciation of cost, time, and quality in construction and sustainable development.
At the end of the programme, students should be able to attain the following learning outcomes:
Professional career in quantity surveying always promotes qualities of leadership which allows members of this profession to advance in many other fields. Overall, a degree in quantity surveying prepare you for the following careers namely:
The programme will prepare you with the required knowledge in technology, economics, laws, and management pertinent to the construction industry. The learning process is blended with practical and management skills allowing you to adapt to different project natures and to resolve problems creatively. Overall, this programme encompasses the following core knowledge of quantity surveying:
In addition, all students will be exposed to construction workplace during their practical training to acquire industry-relevant experiences.
Majority QS graduates works as assistant quantity surveyors within 6 months after graduation. A continuous infrastructure expenditure by government means there is always a vast employment opportunities for most graduates working in civil engineering and building. Largely, these QS graduates are employed in:
You are allowed to register for a maximum of 20 credit hours and 12 hours in long and short semester respectively. However, students who are under probation status are not permitted to register more than 12 credit hours.
You must possess an accredited Diploma by Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) and obtain a minimum CGPA of 2.67 so as to be eligible for advanced entry into this programme.
Nevertheless, matured students with relevant qualifications and experience, and students with a diploma in QS or related disciplines may be exempted from certain courses and may be given an advanced entry.
The duration of undergraduate study may be determined based on the previous programme attended, qualifications and grades achieved and / or the number of years of relevant experience held. In essence, you are to be assessed on a case by case basis in accordance with the latest Guidelines for Advanced Entry into BQSM Accredited Degree Programmes published at BQSM website.
The programme is subject to the continuous quality improvement process implemented internally by the Center of Quality Assurance (CQA) of the University. Externally, the programme is answerable on its operation to the Malaysian Quality Assurance (MQA) agency as well as the professional institution such as Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM). Internationally, the programme is closely monitored by the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) on its quality and continuous improvement.
Chair of Education & Accreditation Committee of Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS)
Chair of Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) Sarawak Branch
Acting Assistant Director,
Jabatan Kerja Raya Sarawak
Principal of Juruukur Bahan YSK
Director of Langdon & Seah Malaysia
Managing Drector of NHF Consult / Quantum Surveyors Sdn Bhd
Managing Director of FCH Quantity Surveyors Sdn Bhd
PhD (Const Mgmt), MSc (Con Innov Mgmt), BSc (QS)
Reg QS, MRISM, MRICS
Head of Department,
Department of Quantity Surveying,
Faculty of Built Environment
University Technology Malaysia (UTM), Skudai
BSc (Hons) in QS, Dip Tech (Building), Ex Cert (Proj Mgmt)
Reg QS, MRISM
ELP Quantity Surveyors,(Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, Kuching
SCHOOL OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT (SBE)
University College of Technology Sarawak
No 1 Jalan Universiti
96000 Sibu Sarawak
T: (+6) 084 367300
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