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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
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
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. 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.

Prerequisites

SSUD12-317 - Measurement 1

Subject outlines

Subject dates

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