Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours (2 hour lecture & 2 hour tutorial per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into one of the following courses:
MC-CM Master of Construction Management
The following subject:
Study Period Commencement:
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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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Valerie Francis
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
This subject provides an introduction to the nature and construction industry both locally and internationally. It investigates the roles and responsibilities of a range of industry stakeholders and introduces project procurement systems and contracts. Theories relating to management and project management and how they apply to the construction industry are presented. The subject then focuses on issues affecting the management of construction projects at the site level. An overview of production management and how it relates to the construction industry is provided along with consideration of issues affecting the efficient use of resources such as labour, subcontract labour, materials, plant and equipment. Labour productivity improvement techniques to such as work study and activity sampling are presented. Industrial relations, site safety and quality assurance are introduced along with construction project planning methods. Critical path scheduling is presented and the construction plan for a small scale building is undertaken.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Safety boots, high visibility vests and a hard hat are required for construction site visits in this subject (to be provided by the student).
Master of Construction Management |
300 point Master of Construction Management |
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