Tshwane University Of Technology Quantity Surveying

Tshwane University Of Technology Quantity Surveying


Qualification code: BTQS02


Campus where offered:

Pretoria Campus


a.Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:

Admission requirement(s):

A National Diploma: Building or an equivalent NQF Level 6 (old NQF and new HEQF) qualification obtained from an accredited South African university.

Holders of any other equivalent South African or foreign qualifications may also be considered. Foreign candidates will be required to submit an evaluation by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) of their qualifications with their application forms for admission. The Faculty reserves the right to assess these qualifications and the candidate’s suitability for admission to the programme. Depending on the nature of such an equivalent qualification, the completion of certain additional subjects may be required.

Selection criteria:

For 2013: Due to capacity constraints, candidates will be selected based on academic performance and/or work experience. Selection will be done after the closing date for applications. Please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

As from 2014: To be considered for the qualification candidates must have:

A minimum NDAPS score of 1 200 (table available at the department).

A final mark of 60% or more for Quantity Surveying III, Construction Technology III and Price Analysis and Estimating III (three final year subjects of the National Diploma)

For each time any of these subjects were failed, a 10% will be deducted.

Available seats will be distributed and allocated to 9:1 ratio between SA citizens and foreigners.

Assessment procedure:

All applications received by the published due dates (as indicated on page 3) will be ranked according to the NDAPS scores achieved. After consideration of the departmental Student Enrolment Plan (SEP), only the highest ranked candidates will be accepted to fill the available places. A waiting list consisting of the remainder of the candidates will provide an opportunity for candidates to fill places created by accepted students failing to meet enrolment dates. The remainder of the applications will then be rolled over to the next enrolment opportunity in the next semester. Candidates will be informed accordingly.

b.Minimum duration:

One year.


Evening classes.

d.Intake for this qualification:January and July.

e.Exclusion and readmission:

See Chapter 32 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

f.Accreditation by professional body:

This qualification has been accredited by the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP).

g.Subject credits:

Subject credits are shown in brackets after each subject.

Prospectus 2013

Key to asterisks:

*Information does not correspond to information in Report 151. (Deviations approved by the Senate in August 2005.)


A student may register for a maximum of only three first-time subjects per semester. The subjects presented in each semester will depend on the number of students per group.