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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 2024

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013308

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To develop students' specialised knowledge of materials and technologies required required for the prefabrication of lightweight buildings.

Course content

Students will understand the complexity of translating design into build-form by developing knowledge of workshop processes and safety requirements, including equipment use, care and maintenance. Through the exploration of the nature and possibilities of various materials students will develop design details and skills in workshop operations, including the use of hand and power tools for building component preparation and assembly.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Practical 7 hours x 10 sessions
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Practical 7 hours x 10 sessions

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 WEST (INTENSIVE)
Journal 450 words equivalent 10% N/A
Construction assignment 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Documentation assignment 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Journal 450 words equivalent 10% N/A
Construction assignment 3150 words equivalent 70% N/A
Documentation assignment 900 words equivalent 20% N/A

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 Art, Architecture and Design
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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