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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 I 3 University English II 3
Entrepreneurship workshop & Seminars 1 Oman History and Islamic Culture 3
Construction Materials 2 Ethics in Workplace 2
Mathematics for Quantity Surveying 3 Elements of Concrete and Steel Structures 2
Engineering Drawing 2 Land Surveying Principles and Lab 3
Information system & Multimedia 2 Architectural and Structural Drawings 2
Construction Laws and Legal Methods 3    
Total Credits (7 Courses) 16 Total Credits (6 Courses) 15
2nd Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
University English III 2 Industrial Internship I 2
Construction Technology I 3 Construction Economics I 3
Building Information Modelling I 3 Statistics for Quantity Surveying 3
Quantification and Cost Management I 6 Procurement and Tendering 3
Building Services I 2 Civil Engineering Construction I 2
Rate Analysis and Specifications 3 Project Study I 2
Total Credits (6 Courses) 16 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 Management 3 Quantification and Cost Management II 3
Construction Economics II 3 Software Application for Quantity Surveying 3
Civil Engineering Construction II 3 Contract Practice and Administration 3
Construction Budgeting and Estimating 3 Project Management 3
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 Project Study II 3
Construction Technology II 3  
Total Credits (6 Courses) 17 Total Credits (5 Courses) 15

4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Building Information Modelling II 3 International Practices in Measurements and Contracts 3
Civil Works Quantification and Cost Management 3 Elective 3
Building Services II 3 Organization Behaviour and Management 3
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution 3 Sustainable Construction 3
Industrial Internship II 2 Dissertation 3
Research Skills 2  
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)

ELECTIVES
Project Evaluation 3
Valuation and Estate Management 3
Development Economics 3


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