The Diploma in Quantity Surveying is designed to prepare those who are interested in entering the construction industry with Quantity Surveying knowledge. The course teaches the technical skills in financial costing and budgeting of construction projects of various scales. This programme emphasizes on the cost planning and basic knowledge of a construction project, and the controls of a project's timeline, cost, and quality.

This course is compatible with all project delivery systems and provides a comprehensive knowledge of the construction industry.


The Diploma in Quantity Surveying is conducted in the form of classroom lectures, discussions, practical exercises, and coursework assignments.


Singapore / PR Students

  • 3 ‘O’ passes including English, or equivalent, Nitec or Higher Nitec

  •  ITE Higher NITEC or GCE 'N' Levels and NITEC with a minimum GPA of 2.75 in a relevant discipline

  • Students who have attempted GCE 'O' Levels but do not meet the specified grade in English may apply to Singa College to take an English test for the college to assess their eligibility for admission

  • Candidates with other academic qualifications and related experiences may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis by the Academic Board, or

  • For mature students of at least 26 years old who do not meet the above minimum academic entry requirements but with at least 5 years of working experience in the relevant fields will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Academic Board.  


English Language Requirement

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent


All students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office

Hardware Requirement

All students are required to own a notebook with the following recommended specifications and software:

  • Intel Core Processor

  • 8 GB RAM

  • 64-bit Windows Operating System

  • Microsoft Office

  • Anti-virus software

  1. Mathematics for Built Environment

  2. Building Technology

  3. Construction Materials

  4. Technical Drawing & CAD

  5. Building Services

  6. Introduction to Law

  7. Measurement for Construction


Exams are conducted at the end of each module.
There are a total of 7 exam modules.


Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module

  2. A minimum mark of 50% is required to pass each module.



Upon successful completion of all modules within the course, students will be conferred with a Diploma in Quantity Surveying awarded by Singa College of Built Environment.


Student to Teacher Ratio is 16 : 1


  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Assistant Project Manager

  • Assistant Project Coordinator

  • Contract Administrator

  • Site Clerk

  • Site Supervisor


Course Type: Full-Time / Part-Time

Total Maximum Months (Full-Time):  10 Months*

Total Maximum Months (Part-Time): 12 Months*

Full-Time: 5 days per week (6 hours per day)

Weekdays: 10.00am to 5.00pm

Part-Time: 2 days per week (3 hours per day)
Weekdays: 7.00pm to 10.00pm


Course Fees* :           S$5,000 (Full-time)

                                 S$5,500 (Part-time)

*Course fees are collected at the start of each module on a per module basis.

Payment Mode:       Per Module Basis 

Registration Fee:     S$200 (Non-refundable)
Admin Fees:            S$170 (Non-refundable)

*Admin fees include course notes and exam fees.

*Fees are subjected to change without prior notice

*All prices are subject to 7% GST

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Registration Number :  201631925G
Period of Registration : 07 March 2019 to 06 March 2021

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