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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 1027

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163461

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)

Course aim

To introduce students to the organisation of the building industry; familiarise students with the management techniques of the building process and provide a conceptual framework to support their later studies of the industry.

Course content

History, external environment and characteristics of the construction industry. Organisation of the construction industry: roles, objectives and activities of the sectors, professions, business entities, regulatory and advisory bodies. Sustainable construction. Development cycle of built facilities and life cycle construction projects. Introduction to management of construction organisations and projects, and project management theory and principles.  The building process. Site organisation and processes.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Project 2250 words 50% N/A
Journal and Report 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degree this course is offered in