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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 1024

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
164101

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

At the end of this course students will be able to display appropriate knowledge in respect to building estimating principles and practice from a contractor's perspective.

Course content

Introduction to building estimating and tendering. Using unit rates to cost major building trades including: siteworks, concrete works, carpentry, brickwork, structural steel, roofing and finishing trades.  Assessing project preliminaries/overheads/profit. Competitive techniques.  Project procurement. Tender preparation. Tender negotiations. Post tender administration.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
CIVE 1005 UO Construction 1

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
Essay Assignment (Individual) Approx. 1000 words 20% N/A
Building tender assignment (Group) Approx. 4000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

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:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

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

Dr Sam Baroudi arrow-small-right
School of Natural and Built Environments

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