Bachelor of Quantity Surveying


On successful completion of the Bachelor of Quantity Surveying, graduates will be eligible for registration as Candidate Quantity Surveying Technologist with the Namibia Council for Architects and Quantity Surveyors (NCAQS) in terms of Acts 13 of 1979, and Act 11 of 1992.

Admission Requirements: 

Candidates are to be assessed on academic merit only. Candidates apply with their latest Grade 12 / NSSC Ordinary Level (NSSCO) and / or NSSC Higher Level (NSSCH) results. Candidates are required to meet the following minimum academic criteria to be considered:

  • At least 12 points on the NUST evaluation scale for English and Mathematics using a combination of NSSCH and / or NSSCO, provided that no symbol lower than a C on NSSCO will be accepted.
  • A minimum of 18 points on the NUST evaluation scale for any three other subjects out of the following (or their equivalent): Technical Drawing, Physical Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Economics, using a combination of NSSCH and NSSCO, provided that no symbol lower than a C on NSSCO will be accepted. An advanced Diploma in any of the building trades could be considered favourably by the selection committee.
Career Possibilities: 

Career possibilities for graduates completing and leaving the programme at the exit level are bright and diverse as follows: • Graduates can take up careers in a wide range of areas in the built environment industry. Specifically they have opportunities in professional quantity surveying firms as Quantity Surveyor in Training. They may also seek employment in professional firms for construction management, commercial trading, production of construction materials and equipment or specialize as subcontractors in a building project. Furthermore they may seek employment with local and municipal authorities and Government. • Graduates who wish to pursue professional careers as Quantity Surveyors can apply for entry into higher degree programmes in quantity surveying. • In addition, graduates of the programme may join academia to impart knowledge and skill and or be involved in research for development.

Modes of Study: 
3 Years
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