Quantity surveyors are the financial and contractual managers within a construction Industry. The course aims at providing students with practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed for taking significant managerial and supervisory responsibilities for working in the various areas of quantity surveying profession. The course will provide students with requisite understanding and knowledge base to meet the needs of employers within this profession
Students are required to obtain a minimum of 12 credits for the HNC award. In the HND award, the students are required to obtain 30 credits.
Duration and the entrance requirements:
The course would normally be undertaken on a 2 year full-time basis. The academic year comprises of 3 semesters, and the entrance requirements: Higher Education Certificate with Mathematics and physics, or other equivalent certificate. Also, students have to pass an English language placement test.
College Requirement Course
All the students are required to study a College requirement course “Entrepreneurship – Creativity and Innovation course” for 3 Credit Hours during the second year of their academic programme, apart from the programme requirements.
There is an increasing demand for quantity surveyors in Oman and internationally. Graduates are able to find promising careers in government and private sectors as quantity surveyors or in the offices contractors, real estate companies, insurance sector, construction contracting companies, and firms specialized in land and building surveying.
After the successful completion of the program requirements, the students will be awarded with the certificates from the Scottish Qualification Authority.
“The new course framework is followed from the Academic Year 2016-17.“