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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 5040

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
154803

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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 & 3)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To further develop students' experience with the materials and construction technologies required for the prefabrication of buildings and introduce the use of alternative and innovative materials and technologies appropriate to environmentally sensitive sites.

Course content

Students will further develop knowledge in prefabrication processes, workshop facilities and operations, with an
emphasis on materials including timber and timber composite products, metals, glass, fabrics and coatings. Students will further develop skills in the coordination of workshop activities, including the fabrication and assembly of frames, cladding, glazing, linings and fittings.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Practical 7 hours x 10 sessions
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Practical 7 hours x 10 sessions

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 (INTENSIVE)
Journal 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
Construction Assignment 3600 words (equivalent) 80% N/A
Documentation Assignment 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Journal 450 words (equivalent) 10% N/A
Construction Assignment 3600 words (equivalent) 80% N/A
Documentation Assignment 450 words (equivalent) 10% 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:
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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 Division offering the course. 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

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design
School of Art, Architecture and Design

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