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ARCH71-118: Architectural Practice: Management and Procurement

Description

Architectural Practice: Management + Procurement develops knowledge and skill in the fundamental skills, strategies, and relevant information to conduct professional architectural practice, focusing upon project management and project procurement.  The subject is run in a seminar format including lectures, discussion, guest talks, and various assessment tasks including reports and student presentations. Project management skills and procedures, including attention to contracts, legislation, codes, standards, and other frameworks for the procurement and delivery of projects shall be covered. Project lifecycle, including pre-design, brief writing and checking, schematic, developed, and contract documentation phases and contract administration are also addressed. An understanding of how to organise project documentation - drawings and specifications - as well as contractual agreements, shall be developed.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: ARCH71-118
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Architecture
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,960.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,010.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,140.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,400.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,400.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,540.00

Learning objectives

1. Demonstrate understanding and ability to apply the Architects Act, Australian Standards, Codes, Legislation and other legal and contractual instruments to architecture projects. 2. Evaluate and create project documentation at different stages of a design project lifecycle including client management, brief writing, site analysis, project feasibility, and stages of project development. 3. Understand and critically reflect upon the different procurement models and contract law for architect-administered procurement. 4. Display effective communication and presentation skills as required for project management of building procurement.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
    Teaching census: 11/02/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
Teaching census: 11/02/2022