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SSUD13-310: Measurement 2


This subject covers more advanced measurement of such as hydraulics, services, complex in ground works, structures and contract variations. Students will be required to draft a provisional bill of quantities document.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 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. 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 quanitites 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. Be able to 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.


Pre-requisite: SSUD12-317 Measurement 1

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018