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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 5034

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101541

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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
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To extend students understanding of the nature and needs of business, corporations and the public sector, in terms of building procurement.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of the business environment, ethics and professional responsibility in the context of risk management by understanding the Trade Practices Act, Development and Property law, and Copyright law. The students will also extend their knowledge of project management by investigating new forms of practice, project procurement, understanding design and novation contracts, partnering, development finance, project cost control procedures, life cycle costing, management of digital data and the Building Information Modelling (systems). Students will develop skills which will enable them to set up a design practice and set professional fees, prepare a business and marketing plan, and establish a charge out rate for profitable practice.

Textbook(s)

The Australian Institute of Architects 2010 2010, RAIA Advisory Notes current CD, The Australian Institute of Architects 2010, Melbourne. Vic

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Seminar 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 WEST
Business and marketing plan 1250 words 30% N/A
Development Assessment Report 1000 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
Take home paper 1800 words (equivalent) 40% 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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