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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 3020

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
161301

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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 provide students with an understanding and practical working knowledge of: specialised procurement strategies; subcontracting; latent conditions, insurance, security, defective work, determination, claims and dispute resolution provisions commonly found in standard forms of construction contract; construction insolvency; and dispute resolution methods used in the construction industry.

Course content

Public private partnerships; Project alliancing; Subcontracting: Latent conditions; Contract indemnities, insurances and securities; Defective work under the contract; Contract determination; Contract claims and dispute resolution procedures; Insolvency and personal property securities legislation; Methods of dispute resolution.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUIL 2019 Introduction to Contract Administration
BUIL 3010 Contract Administration

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 6 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 6 weeks
Seminar 1.5 hours x 6 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 N/A 15% 1 hour
Assignment 1500 words 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 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

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