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SRQ762 - Cost Planning

Unit details

Year2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Argaw Gurmu

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin plus 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.

Content

In SRQ762 students will consider the principles of design economics applied to buildings and the role of cost planning during design development.

They will learn to analyse the influence of design decision making on project costs and how design constraints and variables impact on total building costs. Students will gain knowledge in their role in enabling sound economic decision making in early project phases and how to ensure cost accuracy for clients and other project stakeholders for the term of the project. Students will examine the concept of economically sustainable projects through the theory and practice of life cycle costing and evaluation.

Assessment

Individual professional report 20%, group professional cost plan and report 40%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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