BSc. Quantity Surveying and Cost Management

BEng Chemical Engineering

About this program

This is a four year degree program for those who want to gain knowledge in quantity surveying and cost management to pursue a career in industry or continue in graduate studies. The degree is awarded after the successful completion of 125 credit hours of undergraduate work listed in the curriculum below, including compulsory industrial internship and project study courses.

Career Opportunities

Quantity Surveying and Cost Management graduates are in high demand by the industry. Graduates will pursue their career in the field as quantity surveyors, cost planners, entrepreneurs, teachers and researchers. Most often, they find employment opportunities in the construction industries relating to their specialization; as quantity surveyors, contract administrators, commercial mangers and project managers.

What will you study?

1st Year
Semester 1 Semester 2
University English I3 University English II3
Entrepreneurship workshop & Seminars1 Oman History and Islamic Culture3
Construction Materials2 Ethics in Workplace2
Mathematics for Quantity Surveying3 Elements of Concrete and Steel Structures 3
Engineering Drawing2 Land Surveying Principles and Lab3
Information system & Multimedia2 Architectural and Structural Drawings2
Construction Laws and Legal Methods3   
Total Credits (7 Courses)16 Total Credits (6 Courses)16
2nd Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
University English III2 Industrial Internship I2
Construction Technology I3 Construction Economics I 2
Building Information Modelling I3 Statistics for Quantity Surveying3
Quantification and Cost Management I2 Procurement and Tendering3
Building Services I2 Civil Engineering Construction I3
Rate Analysis and Specifications3 Project Study I2
Total Credits (6 Courses)15 Total Credits (6 Courses)15

Exit at level 2 with Diploma in Quantity Surveying and Cost Management (62 Credits)
3rd Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
Financial Management3 Quantification and Cost Management II3
Construction Economics II3 Software Application for Quantity Surveying3
Civil Engineering Construction II3 Contract Practice and Administration3
Construction Budgeting and Estimating3 Project Management3
Innovation and Entrepreneurship2 Project Study II3
Construction Technology II 3  
Total Credits (6 Courses)17 Total Credits (5 Courses)15

4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Building Information Modelling II3 International Practices in Measurements and Contracts3
Civil Works Quantification and Cost Management3 Elective3
Building Services II3 Organization Behaviour and Management3
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution3 Sustainable Construction3
Industrial Internship II2 Dissertation3
Research Skills2  
Total Credits (6 Courses)16 Total Credits (5 Courses)15
Exit at level 4 with BS Degree in Quantity Surveying and Cost Management (125 Credits)

Project Evaluation3
Valuation and Estate Management3
Development Economics3

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