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SSUD71-308: Project Contract Administration

Description

Contracts play a vital role in nearly every aspect of construction. This subject provides essential knowledge of many legal aspects of construction contracts, as well as practice in reading and interpreting contract documents. Using ‘real’ documents and scenarios, practical contract administration skills are developed that are directly transferable to the workplace. This subject breaks down much of the complexity often attributed to contracts and will allow the student to approach administration of a construction contract with confidence. 

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeSSUD71-308
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070

Learning outcomes

1. Critically examine and evaluate the rights and obligations of the various parties to a standard form of building contract.
2. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of the mandatory contractual procedures for administering project scope, quality, cost and time.
3. Apply practical working skills in key areas of contract administration during the construction phase of a building project.
4. Provide advice on the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of contract.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start04/02/2019
Cancellation 1?14/02/2019
Cancellation 2?16/02/2019
Last enrolment12/02/2019
Withdraw – Financial?23/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?07/03/2019
Teaching census?22/02/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?31/05/2019
Last enrolment25/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?10/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?27/06/2019
Teaching census?09/06/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?27/09/2019
Last enrolment21/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?07/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?24/10/2019
Teaching census?06/10/2019