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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 2023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013309

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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 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To extend students' knowledge of the materials and technologies required for the construction of buildings on site.

Course content

Students will further develop knowledge of the complexity of translating design into build-form and on-site construction processes through field work and construction camps. Students will develop skills in construction techniques including footing, framing, cladding and masonry systems, assembly of lightweight building components, and service technologies including solar, wind, water supply and waste disposal.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of 1st year of an undergraduate program in a relevant field

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Practical (Practical/Fieldwork sessions on site) 78 hours x over 2 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 WEST (INTENSIVE)
Drawing Assignment 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
Construction Assignment 3600 words (equivalent) 80% N/A
Documentation Assignment 450 words (equivalent) 10% 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
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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 Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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