Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions:Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in the field of Quantity Surveying with the program offered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. This one-year full-time degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills essential for success in the dynamic and evolving field of construction economics.

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum that blends theoretical insights with practical applications. Engage with cutting-edge industry advancements and gain hands-on experience to thrive in the competitive world of quantity surveying. Join a community of aspiring professionals and academic experts dedicated to shaping the future of the construction industry.


At the School of Construction Economics and Management, we take pride in offering a spectrum of undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate degrees, including Quantity Surveying, at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Our programs encompass construction management, project management, and real estate/property, providing a holistic approach to the construction industry.

Accredited locally by SACPCMP, SACQSP, and SACVPMP, and internationally by CIOB and RICS, our Quantity Surveying program stands as a hallmark of excellence. Whether pursuing a Masters or Doctoral level by dissertation and thesis, you’ll benefit from a rich academic environment dedicated to fostering innovation and expertise.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Quantity Surveying program varies based on the level:

  • Honours: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Masters: A Bachelor of Science with Honours or a 4-year Bachelor of Engineering Science.
  • Doctorate: A Master of Science or Engineering. Identify and approach a supervisor from the Faculty of Engineering or the Built Environment prior to application.
  • In addition to our teaching programmes, the School is involved in research activities covering a wide range of topics related to the construction and property sectors. While most of this research is carried out by members of the academic staff, students are also involved in research at both postgraduate and honours levels through assignments and their research projects and discourses.

The fee for this programme is 50500ZAR

Future Career Outcomes

As a graduate, you enter a realm where your skills and expertise shape the future of construction economics. Future career outcomes include leadership roles as Chief Quantity Surveyor, Project Director, or contributions to policy and strategy development in the construction industry.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit South Africa page for student visa and student life.