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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 3012

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105311

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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)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To analyse the Australian Standards and Building Code of Australia requirements for the design and construction of Class 1 and 10 buildings.To demonstrate an understanding of building surveying scientific principles used in the design and operation of Class 1 and 10 developments.

Course content

The Building Code of Australia Volume 2 and associated Australian Standards. Design and assessment of residential buildings. Requirements for structural adequacy, specifically timber-framed construction. Fire safety, energy efficiency, health and amenity requirements for residential buildings. Bushfire mitigation measures for design and construction of residential buildings. Deemed-to-comply assessment and performance consideration of design and engineering solutions of buildings and structures.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External N/A 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 500 words 15% N/A
Assignment 2000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Assignment 500 words 15% N/A
Assignment 2000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 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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