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SDCM71-310: Measurement 2

Description

Measurement 2 develops greater understanding of measurement principles and practices, especially in commercial and industrial construction. Topics include preliminaries, trade preambles, measurement and billing of quantities for a wide range of trades and more complex building works and services and provide experience in the use of computer software in preparing construction documentation. Bid development and pricing strategies are also investigated in detail.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeSDCM71-310
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070

Learning outcomes

1. Build on the measurement skills learnt in Measurement 1 and develop these to cover more complex trades and work items.
2. Evaluate standard methods of measurement and approaches to measuring building quantities and develop a sound knowledge of the costs and benefits associated with alternative measurement methods.
3. Develop skills in interpretation of construction documents including drawings and specifications, and standards such as the Australian Standard Method Measurement of Building Works.
4. Advise clients of the benefits and costs associated with different approaches to building cost control and the documents used in tendering and cost management such as various types of bills of quantities, builders' bills and the like.
5. Develop an advanced ability to quantify two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes, given sufficient and yet limited description of the dimensions.

Enrolment requirements

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Co-requisites: ?

There are no co-requisites.

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This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start21/01/2019
Cancellation 1?02/02/2019
Cancellation 2?05/02/2019
Last enrolment31/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?28/02/2019
Teaching census?12/02/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?31/05/2019
Last enrolment25/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?10/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?27/06/2019
Teaching census?09/06/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start16/09/2019
Cancellation 1?29/09/2019
Cancellation 2?02/10/2019
Last enrolment27/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?11/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?27/10/2019
Teaching census?10/10/2019