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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 4022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010291

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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 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide students with advanced technical knowledge and skills of modern quantity surveying practices and cost management services on complex construction projects.

Course content

Pre-contract and Post-contract procedures and administration. International cost planning techniques and value engineering. Whole of life costing techniques for sustainable development. Guaranteed maximum price contracting, relationship contracting and Private Finance Initiatives. Tax Depreciation. Information technology application for quantity surveying practice. Future role of quantity surveyors. Professional ethics & fees. Professional practice and marketing.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUIL 1022 Quantity Surveying Practice 1
BUIL 2021 Construction Cost Planning

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Directed Study 1 hour x 13 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
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Group assignment 1000 words each 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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
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* 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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