SRQ762 - Cost Planning and Economics

Year:

2020 unit information

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

0.125

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin plus 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.

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.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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