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SRE272 - Measurement and Estimating 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SRQ271
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Roshani Palliyaguru


SRT151 or SRT112



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.


This unit introduces the principles and practice of measurement and estimating in simple low-rise residential construction. Topics include construction documentation as a critical form of information transmission, the roles and uses of bills of quantities, builders' quantities and estimates, descriptions of measured items, measurement of quantities for domestic construction and estimating of unit rates and familiarisation with computer packages.


Individual assignment 20%, Individual assignment 30%, Examination 50%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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