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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 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

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.

Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

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

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?07/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019