SRT112 - Sustainable Construction


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

SRP112, MMP112

EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with:

MMP112 and SRT151

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.


The aim of this unit is to introduce students to residential property construction techniques and the principles of building construction technology, materials and procedures and the key social, economic and environmental factors affecting sustainability. Students in this unit are introduced to sustainable building concepts - being increasing important in today’s society and a key competency requirement for property and real estate professionals. The fundamentals of construction technology, materials and processes are linked to real world examples for residential developments. In particular, property and real estate professionals need to understand issues such as depreciation and the principles of building maintenance in the context of property value.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 50% in the examination.

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