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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 4032

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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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
105312

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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 Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To gain a knowledge of principles of building surveying and engineering, and develop skills in applying this knowledge to complex building assessment and inspection applications. To gain knowledge of the professional practice of the professional building surveyor in the Australian and international context.

Course content

Building Code of Australia Volume 1 and associated Australian Standards.
The performance hierarchy in the design and construction of buildings. Performance assessment of design and engineering solutions of buildings and structures using scientific principles. Government and Private Certifiers' duties and responsibilities. Statutory building control, certification (both private and government), compliance with fire engineering and construction codes. Construction and structural documentation. Site procedures, notices and certification. Specific services and skills required in relation to proposed buildings and developments, e.g. approvals and certifications. The role of BIM in building surveying.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 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
Test 10 questions 15% N/A
Assignment 1500-2000 words 35% N/A
Report 2000 words plus presentation 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Test 10 questions 15% N/A
Assignment 1500-2000 words 35% N/A
Report 2000 words plus presentation 50% 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

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