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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 4045

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
168449

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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 3

Course aim

To gain a knowledge of principles of building surveying and engineering, and develop skills in applying this knowledge to complex building assessment and inspection applications. To gain knowledge of the professional practice of the professional building surveyor in the Australian and international context.

Course content

Building Code of Australia Volume 1 and associated Australian Standards.
The performance hierarchy in the design and construction of buildings. Performance assessment of design and engineering solutions of buildings and structures using scientific principles. Government and Private Certifiers' duties and responsibilities. Statutory building control, certification (both private and government), compliance with fire engineering and construction codes. Construction and structural documentation. Site procedures, notices and certification. Specific services and skills required in relation to proposed buildings and developments, e.g. approvals and certifications. The role of BIM in building surveying.

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
Continuous assessment 2000 words in total 40% N/A
Assignment 2000 words plus video presentation 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:
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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 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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