Undergraduate Programme

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying will provide fundamental knowledge in, and develop an advanced understanding of the theory and practice of construction technology, law, procurement, construction contracts, measurement, construction management, financial management, business management, information technology and project management in the wider business and built environment sectors.

A Quantity Surveyor is responsible for all elements of building cost and contract management, from initial estimate through to project completion. After completion of construction, they play a vital role in management of assets and infrastructure. This ensures everything is aligned to serve the purpose, maintaining and managing the given budget at optimum efficiency.  

The qualification earned on completion of this programme (BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying) is awarded by Liverpool John Moores University (UK), and all official degree certificates and transcripts are issued directly by LJMU.

Students who successfully complete the programme of study at Oryx Universal College in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University will be invited to participate in the annual graduation ceremony organised by Oryx Universal College in Qatar.

Admissions criteria

Qatari Qualifications

  • Qatari General Secondary Education Certificate (Al-Thanawiyya Al-Amma) 60% or above
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.0 (no single element less than 4.0) or recognised equivalent English language proficiency (eg. TOEFL, Cambridge Advanced, PTE etc.)

Students who have completed bridging programmes will also be considered.

IGCSE & AS Level

  • Minimum 5 IGCSE passes (including grade C or above in Mathematics and English Language)
  • Minimum of 2 AS Levels (grade D or above)

Other qualifications

Other equivalent secondary education qualifications will be considered.

Students with A Levels, Qatar Associate Degree, a Foundation qualification or other qualifications that could be equivalent may be accepted for advanced entry into year 2 (level 4) of the 4-year degree.

Additionally, the OUC Admissions department may request the student to undertake an entry assessment to determine eligibility to the programme.

Contact Information

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Building #113, Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street,
Zone 36, Al Messila,
(P.O. Box 12253)

+974 4021 0000

Sun – Thurs 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Course modules

Year 1 (Level 3)
Year 2 (Level 4)
Year 3 (Level 5)
Year 4 (Level 6)

Core modules

  • Economics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Project Study
  • Foundation Mathematics for Engineering and Technology 1
  • Academic English Skills 1
  • Academic English Skills 2

Core modules

  • Construction Technology 1
  • Introduction to Law
  • Principles of Economics and Management
  • Quantity Surveyor in a Project Environment 
  • Digital Built Environment
  • Management 1

Core modules

  • Construction Technology 2
  • Construction Contract Practice
  • Construction Procurement 
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Measurement 2
  • Digital Economics and Project Lifecycle Value

Core modules

  • Business Management and Entrepreneurship 
  • Risk Management
  • Measurement 3
  • Project Finance
  • Construction Research Project

Course Fees

  Registration fee   QAR 1,000 (single payment, non-refundable, non-deductible)
  Tuition fee   QAR 77,000 (per annum)

All fees are payable to Oryx Universal College W.L.L., Qatar; approved as a higher education provider by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar.

Career opportunities

Quantity Surveying has emerged as a very popular qualification among employers due to the high demand for the knowledge and skills, that are critical for the successful progression of the construction and real estate industry. The services of a Quantity Surveyor are vital for the construction and management of buildings, including hospitals, stadiums, cities, ports, airports, roads, factories, mines, hotels and many more.

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.

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