Diploma in Quantity Surveying (AP114)


Programme Details

The centre of studies for Quantity Surveying is one of the pioneering centre of studies established at faculty. The centre of studies currently conducts two programmes - Diploma in Quantity Surveying (DQS) and Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (BQS). To date, more than 5,000 diploma students and over 2,000 degree students have graduated from these programmes. The 3-year diploma is conducted on a full-time basis. It currently has a total number of about 1,300 students in the branch campuses of Seri Iskandar, Perak and Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. Since 2003, the student intakes for the bachelor programme have been steadily increasing and the department is gearing to have a yearly enrolment of 200 students. On average, 75% to 80% of UiTM Diploma in Quantity Surveying holders proceeds for the bachelor in quantity surveying in local universities and abroad. Some pursue their first-degree in recognized universities in United Kingdom and Australia with advance entry into the second or third year of a 3-year or 4-year bachelor programme. Diploma in Quantity Surveying is recognized by the Malaysian Government.


Job Opportunities

Graduates from this programme rank amongst the highest in term of employability within the Malaysian construction industry. They have excellent and wide-ranging employment opportunities with both public and private sector organizations in the construction industry. The private sector range from consulting, contracting to property/infrastructure development organizations, whilst the public sectors include Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR), State Economic Development Corporations (SEDC), Local Authorities and government development agencies. The nature of work performed by the graduates within these organizations varies and may range from feasibility studies, cost planning, tender and contract management, construction economics and project management


Further Study Opportunities

Graduates have the opportunity to further study for their Bachelor Degree in local institution and abroad in the following fields: - Construction Management - Construction Technology - Quantity Surveying - Building Surveying - Civil Engineering - Architecture


Admission Requirement


Notable Alumni


Contact Us

Please Contact: Dr. Ahmad Faiz Abdul Rashid Head Centre of Studies for Art, Design, Architecture, Planning and Surveying Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Sarawak Jalan Meranek, Kampus Samarahan 1 94300 Kota Samarahan Sarawak, MALAYSIA email: afaiz@uitm.edu.my Tel: 082-677200 ext 7884 Fax: 082-677320