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SRM489 - Professional Practice

Unit details

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

Linda Tivendale

Prerequisite:

3 level 3 or 4 SR% coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SRM570, SRR512

Contact hours:

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

Content

This unit investigates the current and future roles of professionals practising within the Australian Building and Construction (ABC) industry. Topics include the principles and application of professional ethics; social and environmental obligations of professionals; industry regulations, codes of conduct and practice, legal requirements and registration of building professionals practising in Australia.  Implication of employment laws and industrial relations on construction organisations are examined. The structure of business entities, their establishment and operations within the ABC industry are also studied as part of this unit.  Impacts of internationalisation, globalisation, global economy, and cultural diversity are examined.

Assessment

Examination 40%, two assignments (30%, 30%) 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3149$3246

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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