Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
It is recommended that students who do not have a technical background (i.e. qualifications or substantial experience in engineering, architecture, construction delivery or other technical fields) undertake this subject early in their course of studies. Students with such qualifications or practical experience are not permitted to enrol in this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.
This subject builds a bridge between the law and the technical realities with which construction professionals deal every day. Designed primarily for construction lawyers, and recommended to be taken early in their course, the subject gives an overview of construction terminology and technology, methods and equipment, engineering principles (including structural, geotechnical and building services), sustainable building, construction management, programming and planning, cost management and construction safety issues. Taught by highly experienced construction academics and professionals, and featuring site visits to construction sites in Melbourne, this subject provides a valuable opportunity to better understand the real world that is the subject of construction contracts and disputes.
Principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should:
Take-home examination (100%) (3 – 6 October)
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Details regarding any prescribed texts will be provided prior to the commencement of the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70040/2014|
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