Undergraduate Programme

Quantity Surveying

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

This degree 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.

The programme is designed to create opportunities for collaborative and individual student-centred study on project tasks that simulate real working practices in order to develop analytical, critical and problem solving skills such that they can define, investigate and analyse problems, form judgements, make decisions and demonstrate the acquisition of such.

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

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

Core modules

  • Construction Technology 1
  • Quantity Surveying project 1
  • Introduction to Law
  • Construction and Property Economics
  • Digital Literacy
  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Measurement and Costing

Core modules

  • Construction Technology 2
  • Research Methods
  • Quantity Surveying project 2
  • Construction Contract Law
  • Construction Procurement
  • Construction Project Management
  • Advanced Measurement and Contract Administration

Core modules

  • Research Project
  • Quantity Surveying Project 3
  • Contract and Procurement Strategies
  • Engineering Measurement
  • Project Economics and Management
  • Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Course Fees


  Registration fee   QAR 1,000 (single payment, non-refundable, non-deductible)
  Tuition fee   QAR 72,000 (per annum)
  Facilities & amenities fee   QAR 5,000 (per annum)


Career opportunities

Career prospects for quantity surveying graduates are excellent, with many students securing their first professional position working for clients, contractors or professional practices either before or after graduation. You can work in the Public or the Private sector and will be equipped with skills to work in the building or civil engineering field.

If you decide not to go into the profession, however, you can still take advantage of your transferable skills and work experience to enter other careers.

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.