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Department of Building Economics at University of Moratuwa offers a four-year Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Quantity Surveying with wide range of subjects related to the construction cost management and total management of all services that support the core activities of any construction product.


In addition to the knowledge imparted by way of lectures, the programme emphasises on acquiring practical skills as well. Presently the Quantity Surveying degree from University of Moratuwa is underpinned by a wide range of external contacts which are used extensively for projects, work experience placements, research projects and consultancy.

What is Quantity Surveying ?

  • Quantity Surveying emerged as a profession in the construction industry in 1785 in England and reached Sri Lanka through colonialism in the early 1930’s. 
  • The Quantity Surveyor, who is also known as a Construction Economist or a Cost Manager, is a member of a team of professional advisers to the construction industry. As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be working as a cost consultant, to manage and control costs on building, civil and infrastructure construction projects on behalf of the Owners or Contractors, making use of a wide range of management procedures, technical tools and skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Chemistry 
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The selection of students for admission to undergraduate programmes in universities is carried out by the University Grants Commission (UGC) based on the admission policy laid out by them with the concurrence of the government.
  • The candidates who are interested in entering into BSc Hons (QS) degree programme should have taken at least Combined Mathematics or Higher Mathematics and any two of the following subjects at their General Certificate of Examinations (Advanced Level): Chemistry, Physics; Accounting, Business Statistics; Economics, Business Studies.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Moratuwa

55148 - 80250 LKR /month
Living costs

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