Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of tutorials per week throughout the semester. Estimated total time commitment: (including non-contact time): 140hrs. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Entry to a postgraduate course in Property and Construction.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||Time and resource management of construction projects. Development of project plans using computer scheduling software. Relationship between construction methods and resources. Work breakdown structures. Planning and equipment for site excavation; basement excavation. Scaffolding and temporary structures.Lifting equipment and its deployment; cranes, man hoists, concrete pumps. Formwork systems. Temporary power. Site safety and codes of practice.|
|Assessment:||Assignments equivalent to not more than 2000 words (40%) and one 3-hour examination (60%). Regardless of assignment results, a minimum grade of 40% must be achieved in the exam in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate a high level of engagement with and/or critical analysis of the subject content to complete the subject at postgraduate level, and will be subject to assessment at postgraduate level.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of the subject, students should be able to:
This subject encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the subject, students should be able to:
Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying |
Download PDF version.