12 months
851 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Quantity Surveying is offered by the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment​ from University of Johannesburg.


The purpose of the Master of Science in Quantity Surveying from University of Johannesburg is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying construction economics (quantity surveying) and/design and synthesis, and related inter-disciplinary principles independently to specific management systems problems of society at large. 

One of the main objectives in this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct construction cost engineering research of an exploratory nature. It will also promote lifelong learning approach as well as an aptitude for training other students in similar fields.

The qualified student will be able to:

  • Identify and analyse quantity surveying related problems creatively and innovatively.
  • Organize and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively and ethically, accept take responsibility within his/her limits of competence, and exercise judgement based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research.
  • Plan and conduct advanced inter-disciplinary investigations, research and/or experiments of an original nature by applying or developing appropriate theories and methodologies and perform appropriate data analysis and interpretation.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with specifically research audiences and the community at large, in so far as they are affected by the research, using appropriate structure, style and graphical support.
  • 5. Demonstrate, where applicable, cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a range of social contexts in the execution of quantity surveying research/development activities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • NQF Level 8 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    851 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 851 EUR per year during 12 months.

(R14,634 – R171,158)

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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