Singapore University of Social Sciences

Cost Management for C&S Works

Cost Management for C&S Works (BPM209)

Applications Open: 01 May 2024

Applications Close: 15 June 2024

Next Available Intake: July 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1529.14 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Built Environment

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


BPM209 Measurement for C&S Works discusses the responsibilities of the quantity surveyor and covers the fundamental principles for the measurement of civil and structural work items on projects. It also covers the writing of specifications for such items. It develops students’ skills in conventional and e-measurement of building works covering foundations, frame and building envelope.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • The Role of the Quantity Surveyor
  • The Construction Electronic Measurement Standards
  • Standard Methods of Measurement and Bills of Quantities for C&S Works
  • Interpretation of Drawings for C&S Works
  • Specifications/ Descriptions for C&S Works
  • Measurement of Excavation, Piling and Concrete works
  • Measurement of Columns, Beams, Slabs & Staircase
  • Measurement of Structural Steelwork
  • Measurement of Drainage Work
  • Measurement of Road Work and Drains
  • Cost Management and Control for C&S Works
  • BIM and AutoCAD for C&S Works

Learning Outcome

  • Describe the purpose and principles of measuring quantities
  • Identify scope and interpret drawings for C&S works
  • Apply measurement techniques for costing
  • Explain cost management for C&S works
  • Demonstrate ability to use e-measurement tools and write specifications
  • Analyze cost efficiency for C&S items
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