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SSUD13-312: Early Estimating and Cost Planning

Description

This subject provides students with an ability to estimate building projects. The students will be able to undertake simple building estimates and will also be able to conduct cost planning assignments. The students will also be introduced to providing a cost plan for feasibility studies and to the concepts of value engineering and management. Students will use a range of techniques and case studies.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeSSUD13-312
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

1. Apply standard cost planning techniques during the design process and in early stage feasibility studies.
2. Understand the process of construction cost forecasting in theory and practice.
3. Integrate cost plans into a developer’s feasibility study to test and assess the viability of the project.
4. Recognise the importance of whole life costing, value management and sustainability in the design economics of building.

Enrolment requirements

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There are no co-requisites.

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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 opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?02/03/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019
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