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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 the administration of a construction contract with confidence. 

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeSSUD71-308
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,070
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,250

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

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021