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Programme: BScHons (Quantity Surveying)

Code Faculty Department
12242017 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Department: Construction Economics
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 127 NQF level:  08 SAQA ID:  15812

Programme information

Refer also to G16-G29.

The successful completion of the compulsory work-based component is a requirement by the professional bodies, the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and The South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP). The module CWE 700 comprises a minimum of 240 hours of temporary employment with a suitable employer in the construction industry/built environment (registered quantity surveyor, contractor, developer, property owner, etc), As proof of the practical experience the student must submit an approved logbook signed by the employer.

Admission requirements

  1. BSc (Quantity Surveying) degree or equivalent three-year BSc degree at NQF level 7 (or NQF level 6 for qualifications obtained before 2009) from an accredited institution.

Note: An equivalent qualification is regarded as one that the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession regards as acceptable for registration as a candidate quantity surveyor and for eventual registration as a professional quantity surveyor.

Additional requirements

Selection is based on an applicant's academic record and experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview and/or write an entrance examination.

Examinations and pass requirements

A minimum semester/year mark of 40% is required in order to be admitted to the examination in a specific module. In addition, all other examination admission requirements, applicable to the relevant module, must have been met. To pass a module a final mark of 50% is required.

Supplementary examinations
No supplementary examinations are granted at postgraduate level.

Special examinations
No special examinations are granted at postgraduate level.

The degree is awarded when all prescribed modules have been passed.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction if students registered for the degree for the first time, complete the degree within the minimum prescribed time and pass all modules with a weighted average of 75% (not rounded). 

Minimum credits: 127

Core modules


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