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SSUD71-312: 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 the concepts of value engineering and management. Students will use a range of techniques and case studies.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeSSUD71-312
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. 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.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Pre-requisites: ?

Co-requisites: ?

There are no co-requisites.

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start28/01/2019
Cancellation 1?08/02/2019
Cancellation 2?10/02/2019
Last enrolment06/02/2019
Withdraw – Financial?18/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?03/03/2019
Teaching census?17/02/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start27/05/2019
Cancellation 1?08/06/2019
Cancellation 2?11/06/2019
Last enrolment06/06/2019
Withdraw – Financial?19/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?04/07/2019
Teaching census?18/06/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start23/09/2019
Cancellation 1?05/10/2019
Cancellation 2?08/10/2019
Last enrolment03/10/2019
Withdraw – Financial?16/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2019
Teaching census?15/10/2019