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SSUD13-313: Integrated Measurement and Professional Practice

Description

This subject develops a mature understanding of the management of the processes associated with the production of contract documents particularly those that are integrated with cost management. There is an emphasis on emerging and innovative technologies and techniques that integrate activities such as complex building measurement with a range of information management tools. Strong links are developed with the quantity surveying profession and the wider construction industry through guest lectures and case studies of projects presented by industry professionals. Related aspects of professional practice are explored. Students are required to research and write a major report on an aspect of contemporary industry practice.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeSSUD13-313
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Apply the principles of measurement to more challenging areas of specialised work sections using digital technologies and tools.
2. Analyse and critically evaluate industry methods and practices associated with the production and use of contract documentation and discuss these in the context of established and emerging professional practice.
3. Plan, implement and undertake independent research to investigate a detailed question and present the results of that research in the form of a written professional report with appropriate critical appraisal of the outcomes.
4. Reflect on their own learning experience and use that reflection to identify areas of knowledge, skill and practice that they consider are important to pursue in order to enhance career prospects and professional performance.
5. Provide preliminary advice to clients on the adoption of new management technologies and tools in the process of building procurement.

Prerequisites

Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.

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