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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 4027

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105316

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2019.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide students with the opportunity to integrate the learning that they have gained in the first three years of their study in a project that simulates working in the commercial environment. Students will solve technical challenges requiring intellectual and research skills alongside the people challenges of working in inter-disciplinary teams using their organisational and inter-personal skills.

Course content

The course is designed around problem based learning activities and skills and self directed learning strategies to achieve solutions to a series of multidimensional technical, social and environmental problems. It also includes strategies dealing with teamwork and self reliance in order to achieve an optimum solution.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of the first 3 years (108 units) of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) and completion of 100 days of work experience (a minimum of 50 days of completed work experience may be accepted with course coodinator approval prior to enrolment.).

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 1 week
Seminar 2 hours x 1 week
Directed Study N/A x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
External (Overseas Trip) N/A x 6 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Construction and Project Management Plan - Client Brief, feasibility Study, BIM based Building Code Assessment and Constructability Check, and Risk Management Plan. 3000 words 60% 15 min presentation, and report
Reflective Writing for 100 Day Work Experience 2000 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
Individual Assignment: Research/Pre-departure Preparation Writing and Pre-departure Workshop 1000 words 10% N/A
Group Project with Overseas Students N/A 60% 10 minutes presentation
Individual Assignment: Self-reflection Report Maximum 3000 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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