After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae –BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study.
A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements.
This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of quantity surveying, in the construction and property industries and the quantity surveying profession. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to perform services relevant to contract procurement, financial and cost management and property development independently.
Exit level outcomes:
The qualifying student will be able to:
- Provide financial management skills and create awareness of entrepreneurship.
- Advise on investment in property.
- Prepare tender and contract documentation and administer building contracts.
Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria
A post-2007 UJ National Diploma: Building leading to the BTech Quantity Surveying, with the minimum entry requirements of a 60% aggregate for The National Diploma: Building, at first attempt and who have scored 60% for the subject Quantity Surveying 3 at Diploma level.
Students who do not meet the set requirements may be considered after at least two years’ post-Diploma experience in the Construction (Building/Civil Contracting or Construction Consulting) industry.
Students who have not met the academic requirements stated above, and who have a UJ National Diploma: Building but who are employed and have achieved a minimum of 55% for all the major subjects, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Quantity Surveying and Price Analysis and Estimating, may be considered with an accompanying letter of strong recommendation from their respective employers.
Non-Post 2007 UJ National Diploma: Building and non-UJ applicants may be accepted if they satisfy the requirements set by the Head of Department. These are obtainable from the Head of Department on request.
Conferment of the degree
The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Quantity Surveying will be conferred on students who have completed all the prescribed modules successfully.
Registration and Start Dates
Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.
All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.
End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.