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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 5065

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
101307

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To enable students to conduct catchment scale flood studies, recommend design flood peaks and plan flood mitigation strategies.

Course content

This course covers three modules: Flood routing, catchment modelling and flood forecasting; Regional flood frequency studies (RFFS); and water sensitive urban design (WSUD).

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

CIVE 3009 or experience in the field of hydrology.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Field Placement (Field Trip) 5 hours x 1 day
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Lecture (Online) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical (Online) 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial (Online) 2 hours x 5 weeks
Field Placement (Online field trip) 5 hours x 1 day

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, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Quiz N/A 20% 1 hour
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Quiz N/A 20% 1 hour

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 university. 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.

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