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SRQ462 - Building Cost Planning

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Roshani Palliyaguru (Trimester 2), Melissa Chan (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

SRT351, SRE272 (students enrolled in S346, D364, D365)

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Trimester 2 - Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Trimester 3 - Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students also have the option to attend half day seminars (8 hours in total) at the Waterfront (Geelong) campus scheduled throughout Trimester 3. Synchronous communication seminars (4 in total) will also be scheduled throughout Trimester 3. Dates will be confirmed in the unit site.

Content

In SRQ462 students will methodically consider the principles of design economics applied to buildings and the role of cost planning during design development. They will learn the purpose of and apply techniques of cost planning and control. Learning and assessment activities in the unit will focus on the examination of the effect of design constraints and variables on total building costs, and the accuracy of different estimating approaches. Students will also develop an appreciation for life cycle costing and its importance in the assessment of environmental sustainability.

Assessment

Preliminary estimate and budget 30%, group cost plan report 30%, examination 40%. 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$3293

* 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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