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SDCM71-313: Integrated Measurement and Professional Practice

Description

This subject develops a mature understanding of the management of the processes associated with the production of contract documents, particularly those that are integrated with cost management. There is an emphasis on emerging and innovative technologies and techniques such as complex building measurement with a range of information management tools. Strong links are developed with the construction industry through guest lectures and case studies of projects presented by industry professionals. Related aspects of professional practice are explored. Estimating from the contractor’s perspective is introduced and fundamental principles are explained and applied.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: SDCM71-313
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2024 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2024 [Non-Standard Offering - Intensive]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Construction, Property, and Planning
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,560.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $6,060.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Apply the principles of measurement and estimating to more complex building measurement using digital technologies and tools.
  2. Analyse and critically evaluate industry methods and practices associated with the production and use of contract documentation and discuss these in the context of established and emerging professional practice.
  3. Apply general principles to the measurement of building quantities for varying purposes such as the preparation of builder's bills.
  4. Price typical work items and demonstrate a good understanding of the components of construction costs.
  5. Reflect on one's own learning experience and use that reflection to identify areas of knowledge, skill and practice personally considered important for the enhancement of one's career prospects and professional performance.
  6. Provide preliminary advice to clients on the adoption of new management technologies and tools in the process of building procurement.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Pre-requisites:

Co-requisites:

There are no co-requisites

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.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
    Semester start: 18/09/2023
    Subject start: 18/09/2023
    Cancellation 1: 02/10/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/10/2023
    Last enrolment: 30/09/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 16/10/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/11/2023
    Teaching census: 15/10/2023
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 12/11/2023
    Semester start: 22/01/2024
    Subject start: 22/01/2024
    Cancellation 1: 05/02/2024
    Cancellation 2: 09/02/2024
    Last enrolment: 03/02/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 19/02/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 07/03/2024
    Teaching census: 18/02/2024
  • Non-Standard Offering - Intensive
    Enrolment opens: 17/03/2024
    Semester start: 20/05/2024
    Subject start: 20/05/2024
    Cancellation 1: 03/06/2024
    Cancellation 2: 07/06/2024
    Last enrolment: 01/06/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 17/06/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/07/2024
    Teaching census: 16/06/2024
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
Semester start: 18/09/2023
Subject start: 18/09/2023
Cancellation 1: 02/10/2023
Cancellation 2: 06/10/2023
Last enrolment: 30/09/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 16/10/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 02/11/2023
Teaching census: 15/10/2023