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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 3024

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163505

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of traditional procurement methods and standard forms of contract for construction projects, including an in-depth legal analysis of key contractual clauses to be found in commonly used standard forms of construction contracts for contract administration purposes.

Course content

Traditional procurement options. Standard forms of building contracts. Responsibilities of Employer, Contractor and Superintendent in construction contracts. Extensions of time and liquidated damages; Progress payment claims and certificates. Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Legislation. Bills of Quantities and Variations. Construction project insurances. Construction contract securities. Practical and final completion of construction contracts. Latent conditions. Construction contract determination. Arbitration agreements and dispute resolution clauses.

Textbooks

Standards Australia, AS 4000-1997 General Conditions of Contract

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUIL 2029 UO Introduction to Contract Administration

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
Test N/A 15% 1 hour
Assignment 1500 words 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* 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