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SRE170 - Construction Finance

Unit details

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

Adam Krezel (Trimester 1), Priya Rajagopalan (Trimester 3)





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit introduces students to the workings of financial markets and the economy. It considers the application of basic accounting principles and practices to financial transactions on building works and in construction companies. It identifies accounting as one of a number of systems which provide information to managers in the construction industry. Topics include basic accounting principles, understanding financial statements, elementary financial analysis and cash management, taxation considerations including capital allowances, capital budgeting techniques and the obligations and cost of employing staff.


One assignment 25%, group research report 25%, examination 50%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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