2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin plus 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.
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.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unit successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Analyse the influence of design decision making on construction costs
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO4: Critical thinking
Prepare elemental cost plans in order to analyse the economic sustainability of projects
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO4: Critical thinking GLO5: Problem solving
Apply cost management planning techniques and associated competence in information technology to complex projects to develop balanced economic decision making.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SRQ762 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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