Singapore University of Social Sciences

Cost Management for M&E Works (BPM309)

Applications Open: 01 October 2019

Applications Close: 15 December 2019

Next Available Intake: January 2020

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Built Environment

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed


BPM309 Measurement for M&E Works covers the fundamental principles for the measurement of mechanical and electrical work items on projects. It also covers the writing of specifications for such items. It develops students’ skills in conventional and e-measurement of mechanical and electrical works.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Mechanical Works
  • Electrical Works
  • Cost Assessment and Control for M&E Works
  • Principles of Measurement for M&E Works
  • Standard Methods of Measurement for M&E Works
  • Bills of Quantities for M&E Works
  • Interpretation of Drawings for M&E Works
  • Taking Off for Mechanical Works
  • Taking Off for Electrical Works
  • BIM and AutoCAD for M&E Works
  • E-Measurement for M&E Works
  • Managing Costs and Specifications/ Descriptions for M&E Works

Learning Outcome

  • Illustrate the purpose and principles of cost management
  • Interpret drawings for M&E works
  • Apply measurement techniques for costing
  • Demonstrate ability to use e-measurement tools
  • Evaluate cost efficiency of M&E items
  • Propose cost management strategies
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