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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 4031

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
164121

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

Course aim

The aim of this course is to ensure that students fully understand the engineering of fire and can apply this knowledge in designing, evaluating and constructing buildings.

Course content

Fire mechanics including fire chemistry and fire and smoke behaviour, active and passive fire protection systems, material behaviour and fire testing. Means of escape and occupant behaviour. Fire legislation and performance solutions.

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
Quiz N/A 40% 4 x 75 minutes
Project 2500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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 university. 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

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