A student is required to attend lectures diligently, but in addition the student must complete a compulsory 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 log book signed by the employer.
Also refer to G Regulations G.16 to G.29 and G.54.
A BSc (Quantity Surveying) degree or an equivalent three-year bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7 (or NQF level 6 for qualifications obtained before 2009) from an accredited institution. 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.
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.
No supplementary examinations are granted at postgraduate level.
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% (excluding POU 700).