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BTech: Quantity Surveying

Bachelor of Technology in Quantity Surveying

The B.Tech: Quantity Surveying comprises a two year part-time programme.

This qualification is intended for persons specialising in the field of quantity surveying, in the construction and property industries and the Quantity Surveying profession. Persons achieving this qualification will be competent to independently perform services relevant to contract procurement, financial and cost management and property development.

This qualification provides a route to registration as a Professional Quantity Surveyor.


  1. A National Diploma: Building, or equivalent qualification.
  2. Applicants must have obtained a minimum average mark of 60 % in the ND: Building programme as well as a minimum of 60 % in the Quantity Surveying 3 module.
  3. A minimum of one year of appropriate experience in the Quantity Surveying field is required if a student fails to satisfy the 60 % average requirement.

As places on the course are limited, a selection process is implemented, with appropriate work experience and level of achievement at diploma level being considered.

Please note that due to National legislation, signed into effect by the Minister of Higher Education in the Government Gazette no. 40123 of 6th July 2016,  the last permitted enrolment for any non-HEQSF aligned programme will be in 2019. This means that you will not be able to enrol in a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) degree at DUT, or at any other institution in South Africa from 2020 onwards.