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SSUD13-316: Construction Tendering and Finance


This subject deals with a number of areas relating to financial evaluation and tendering for construction work. It includes a range of topics relevant to aspects of the financial management of development and construction projects including assessment of project feasibility, estimating procedures for complex work, tendering procedures and tender preparation, determination of margins for profit and overheads, bidding strategies, and taxation issues relevant to the construction industry.

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. Identify the components of construction and development costs, both direct and indirect
2. Analyse and synthese the composite rates for typical building work
3. Analyse and derive mark-ups that cover general and job-specific overheads and profit
4. Perform an in-depth appraisal of typical tendering processes and procedures and have a general awareness of various statistical methods and bidding theories that may be used in tendering
5. Characterise typical financing arrangements for large construction projects and provide preliminary advice to clients on these arrangements.
6. Recognise taxation issues relevant to construction estimating and finance.

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 opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2018
Withdraw – Academic?27/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018
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