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Quantity Surveying

Frederick University
Nicosia, Cyprus
 840 Points
4 Years

Program Description

The “Quantity Surveying” Program of Study provides the opportunity to students with an orientation towards the disciplines of building technology, management, economics and law to merge these disciplines into a professional career in the area of Quantity Surveying.

This is a highly concise and practical program geared towards providing the state-of the-art skills necessary for immediate entering practice at the highest level. The program gives students the opportunity to apply their training in real world applications. The program is structured in such a way as to provide students a broad knowledge from all main areas of the field of Quantity Surveying.

A general Quantity Surveying knowledge is provided through courses related to Mathematics and through a number of introductory courses on Construction Materials, Construction Technology, Management Economics and Law. The tools required by students to become successful professional Quantity Surveyors, are provided through a number of advanced courses, extensive assignments and practical case studies.

All courses are assessed according to the normal procedure followed by the University with the exception of practical work, which have no final exam element. The practical component mark that is included in certain subject areas contributes to the overall students' coursework mark for each course individually. Project assessment is carried out based on regulations.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
English Level
TOEFL (paper based)
TOEFL (internet based)

Information about admission:

  • Candidates for a bachelor degree program should submit a school leaving certificate from a recognized six-form secondary school (high school) with an average grade of 75% (Greek Cypriot secondary schools) or a grade “C” or its equivalent (other secondary schools), or equivalent qualification. Candidates who submit a six-form secondary school leaving certificate but do not meet the above grade requirements may be admitted on a probationary status, if they show potential for educational advancement. The probationary status will be removed, subject to a satisfactory academic performance. Candidates admitted on probationary status may also be asked to enroll in foundation courses in order to improve their skills and/or to take reduced load.
  • A recent certificate of good conduct issued by the police of the candidate's country of origin or residence, if necessary translated in Greek or English. The good conduct certificate should be original and issued less than 6 months prior to the beginning of the semester for which the student is applying. The names and titles of the persons issuing and certifying the document should be clearly stated therein.


  • Personal interviews are not normally required as part of the admission process; however, Frederick University reserves the right to request an interview before making a final decision on accepting an applicant.

More information:

  • There may be an additional application fee by this University.

Learning Outcomes

  • Propose sustainable materials, methods and systems in construction and development
  • Interpret and to some extend verify levels and construction layout information
  • Understand European and Cyprus Law in general and with respect to health and safety and the environment
  • Advise on ways of procuring a project
  • Form Cyprus and International construction contracts
  • Administer construction contracts
  • Carry out valuations and cost estimation
  • Prepare construction financial reports
  • Manage people and products
  • Manage a modern organization with information technology
  • Manage the commercial success of a project for a contractor


Semester 1

Computer Programming for Engineers

Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Mechanics, Heat and Waves with Lab

Engineering Drawing

Land Surveying

Free Elective

Semester 2

Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

Linear Algebra with Matlab

Electromagnetism and Optics with Lab

Mechanics of Structures

Ethics and Legal Aspects in Engineering

Free Elective

Semester 3

Technical Writing and Communication

Probability and Statistics

Construction Materials

Geology and Soil Mechanics

Measurement and Costing of Construction Works

Introductory Microeconomics

Semester 4

Building Technology and Pathology

Sustainable Construction Technology

Measurement and Costing of Engineering Services

Introductory Macroeconomics

Construction Contracts

Measurement Project

Semester 5

Construction Management and Economics

Construction Procurement and Tendering

Building Environment Services

Principles of Law For Construction

Construction Contracts Financial Administration

Semester 6

Data Analysis and Management in Engineering

Construction Methods

Business Organisation and Management

Cost Management and Project Cost Control

Construction Economics

Semester 7

Dispute Resolution

Integrating Project

Senior Project Proposal

Technical Elective

Technical Elective

Semester 8

Mediation and Arbitration

Facilities Management

Building Information Modelling (bim)

Senior Project

Technical Elective


The program is structured in such a way as to provide students a broad knowledge from all main areas of the field of Quantity Surveying. The graduates of the program can work in construction firms and organisations that offer support to engineering works.

They can also manage, implement, and administer construction management systems. They fulfil the requirements for employment in the public or private sectors.


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