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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 1021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
155809

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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

To introduce students to written and geometric communications used in building design, construction and use. construction.

Course content

Introduction to personal, project and practice communication. The project timeline. Classification. Modelling in 3D compared with drawing in 2D. Design and working drawings and models. Databases. Information technology. Graphical projections. Detailing domestic building elements and components including foundations, footings, floors, walls, roofs and finishing trades. Preparation and use of the lifetime specification. Using engineering and surveying documentation. Planning and management of documentation. Contracts. The central role of building information modelling. Co-ordination, integration, collaboration.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 12 weeks
Practical (Drafting Practical) 3 hours x 4 weeks
Practical (BIM Practical) 3 hours x 8 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
Quiz N/A 30% 2 hours
Portfolio 5 A3 manual drawings 20% N/A
Building Information Model N/A 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

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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