The Diploma in Quantity Surveying prepares learners to adopt a range of skills that are essential for many industries in which a Quantity Surveyor is needed. Its primary objectives are to develop distinctive expertise in measurement, costing, construction technology, construction economics, and legal knowledge that falls under the jurisprudence of this profession. Students will study about the future direction in construction and the property industry. Students will be trained to have an affluent level of skills which are necessary to step into the workforce, as this programme equips them with the fundamental knowledge and skills in quantity surveying practices.

Students who complete this Diploma programme will create an effective pathway for themselves to move towards achieving their Bachelor of Quantity Surveying, which will enable them to be registered as Quantity Surveyors.

Programme Structure

Y1 Measurement & QS (DQM)
  • Measurement I

Technology & Services Stream (DQT)
  • Construction Technology I

  • Building Services I & II

  • Building Structure

  • Construction Material

Building Economic & Law Stream (DQE)
  • Construction Law & Contract I

  • Analysis of Prices

Skills and Development (DQS)
  • Construction Informatic

  • Basic IT Application in Construction

Compulsory Modules (MPU)
  • Time Management

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2

  • B. Melayu Komunikasi 1

  • Creative and Critical Thinking

Y2 Measurement & QS (DQM)
  • Measurement II & III

Technology & Services Stream (DQT)
  • Construction Technology II & III

  • Land Survey

Building Economic & Law Stream (DQE)
  • Construction Law & Contract II

  • Construction Economics I

Management & Planning Stream (DQP)
  • Construction Management

  • Project Management

Research & Training (DQR)
  • Final Project

Skills and Development (DQS)
  • Professional Practice I & II

Compulsory Modules (MPU)
  • Co-curricular Project

Y3 Measurement & QS (DQM)
  • Measurement IV

Technology & Services Stream (DQT)
  • Construction Technology VI

Building Economic & Law Stream (DQE)
  • Construction Economics II

Research & Training (DQR)
  • Practical Training

Entry Requirement

  • SPM/SPMV/’O’ Levels
    Pass with minimum 3 Credits in any subjects including Mathematics

  • UEC
    Pass with grade ‘B’ in THREE (3) subjects including Mathematics

  • Certificate
    Certificate min. CGPA 2.0 in a relevant field

    Average of 50% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
    TER/UAI: average 50% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)

  • Others
    Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM), Stage 3.
    Pre-U/Foundation / Matriculation in related field:
    Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00
    Other equivalent qualifications as recognised and
    Approved by MAHSA University Senate.
    Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the
    Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the
    QUALIFICATIONS, Malaysian Qualifications Agency)

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the Diploma in Quantity Surveying programme, graduates may work as

  • Assistant Quantity Surveyors

  • Assistant Contract Administrators

  • Site Clerks and Site Supervisors

Graduates from this programme may also choose to work for :

  • Government Agencies (e.g: JKR)

  • Consultancy Firms

  • Contractors

  • Property Developers

  • Banks

  • Oil & Gas Industry


Our Professors and Lecturers have a vast experience in construction industries. Students will therefore be in the hands of a highly competent faculty.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) Approach
Our Diploma in Quantity Surveying will expose students to a selected number of modules that are related to the construction industry thus presenting the benefits of BIM process’ hands-on exposure.