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SRQ762 - Cost Planning

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

Students enrolled in S700 or S701 must enrol in campus mode

Unit chair:

Melissa Chan (Trimester 2), Linda Tivendale (Trimester 3)

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. Synchronous communication seminars (4 in total) will also be scheduled each trimester for online students. Dates will be confirmed in the unit site.

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

Professional report 20%, cost plan 40%, examination 40%. 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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