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BLCN29001 Construction Technology
Construction Technology
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General Information

Overview

This unit provides an introduction to modern building construction technology with an emphasis on multi-unit and low-rise construction. In this unit, you will briefly touch upon the legislative requirements applicable to modern building construction. You will discover how key functions and performance requirements are linked to material selection, structural design, and construction methods. You will learn about advancements in materials technology and construction methods, how they are interlinked and all come together to influence the construction of buildings. The unit relates and outlines procedures, principles, and methods of modern construction of residential and commercial projects including multi-story buildings as designated by the National Construction Code for building classes 1 to 10.

Details

Career Level: Postgraduate
Unit Level: Level 9
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 2 - 2022

Brisbane
Perth

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

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Feedback

The students commented that the learning engagement was very cooperative and supportive throughout the entire semester. Suggestion for improvement noted that Moodle resources include additional reading materials.

Recommendation

Moodle will be upgraded in terms of content to include additional learning materials.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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