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SSUD12-308: Project Contract Administration


Project Contract Administration considers the various forms of standard building contract, the basic principles and practice of administering building and construction projects, insurances and security, selection of a builder, variations to contract works, adjustments to contract sums and financial control, time in building contracts, payments, defects in contract works, subcontracts, delays, extensions, completion of works and retention monies.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Critically examine and evaluate the rights and responsibilities of the various parties to a standard form of building contract.
2. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of the mandatory contractual procedures for administering project scope, quality, cost and time.
3. Explore and develop practical working skills in the key areas of contract administration during the construction phase of a building project.
4. Be able to provide advice on the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of contract for building work.
5. Demonstrate a mature understanding of rights and obligations of the parties to building contracts.


No prior knowledge required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017