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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 5036

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
151162

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with broad knowledge and understanding of the workings of the (international) construction industry, and how the role of a Building Surveyor fits into this.

Course content

The students on this course will typically gain knowledge and understanding in the following subjects: the supporting and enclosing of domestic and commercial buildings; operations of building surveying companies; building elements and their sequencing; elementary building services; building regulation and codes; roles and organisation of the industry’s professions and business entities; the roles of authorities, regulatory and advisory bodies; introduction to building estimating, tendering and project procurement.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (On-line materials and interactions) 13 weeks x N/A

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
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Assignment 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1800 words 40% 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:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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 Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

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 Natural and Built Environments
School of Natural and Built Environments

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