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Construction Studies (ABPL90029)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90029
Campus
Parkville
Availability
September
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The subject provides a broad overview of a range of topics relevant to the Australian construction industry, including the regulatory framework, construction materials and technology, construction documentation, geotechnical engineering, building structures, construction management and economics, and building inspections and faults. Building mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, fire, transportation and communication services and controls are also covered. The subject addresses issues in the context of residential, commercial and industrial buildings, and includes site visits.

The intention of this subject is to provide a broad introduction to the industry, with construction systems base, including an introduction to planning and scheduling, soil conditions, cost estimating and project management. The subject is intended for students entering the Master of Property program with no, or at least a very limited, construction background. This subject is not available to any students who have already completed 25 points of construction technology based or equivalent studies.

Intended learning outcomes

The intention of this subject is to provide a broad introduction to the construction industry, with construction systems base, including an introduction to planning and scheduling, soil conditions, cost estimating and project management. The subject is intended for students entering postgraduate studies in property with no, or at least a very limited, construction background.

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

Admission into one of the following courses:

MC-PROP3Y Master of Property (300 points)

MCPROP-300EP Master of Property ( 300 Points)
702PA Graduate Diploma of Property Valuation

OR

Approval from the course coordinator

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

This subject is not available to any students who have already completed 25 points of construction technology (or equivalent) studies.

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Additional details

  • One take-home examination equivalent to 5000 words (100%)

Dates & times

  • September
    CoordinatorGeorgia Warren-Myers
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hoursThis subject will be taught intensively, please see timetable for exact dates.
    Total time commitment170 hours
    Teaching period30 September 2019 to 4 October 2019
    Last self-enrol date 1 October 2019
    Census date11 October 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail25 October 2019
    Assessment period ends 2 November 2019

    September contact information

    Georgia Warren-Myers (Subject Coordinator)

    g.warrenmyers@unimelb.edu.au

Time commitment details

170 hours

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 13 August 2019