CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study
Each unit at this level, typically requires 144 hours of student commitment over a period of 12 weeks.
Qualification (post nominal)
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Level 7: Bachelor Degree
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Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning.
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What do I need to start?
Entry scores are not available, please contact the Student Advice Team for more information.
There are Inherent Requirements (IRs) that you need to be aware of, and fulfil, to achieve the core learning outcomes of the units and course. IRs are the essential capabilities, knowledge, behaviours and skills that are needed to complete a unit or course.
Please note that in some instances there may be similarities between course, entry and inherent requirements.
If you experience difficulties meeting these requirements, reasonable adjustments may be made upon contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.
Complying with academic and non-academic misconduct policies and procedures such as CQUniversity’s Student Charter, Student Misconduct Policy and Student Behavioural Misconduct Procedures and Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
Demonstrating honesty and integrity in academic and professional practice, as expected by a respected member of the profession.
Being reflective with personal behaviours in relation to professional performance and being positive and receptive to processing constructive supervisor/lecturer feedback or criticism.
Complying with CQUniversity policies and procedures.
Complying with the policies and practices of businesses or organisations.
Complying with rules and regulations of the AIB's relevant accreditation and licencing bodies.
Communication Skills (Verbal, Non-verbal, Written and Technology)
Demonstrating effective communication skills in a range of emerging environments, including the online domain.
Actively participating in discussion activities related to the course.
Using language that is appropriate to the context of the individual, group or workplace.
Establishing rapport with clients in the delivery of projects and respond appropriately to clients, supervisors and other professionals.
Understanding and communicating with various relevant mediums (plans and sketches for example) with both the public and other professionals.
Using appropriate facial expressions: eye contact, being mindful of space, time boundaries, a range of body movements and gestures.
Recognising and interpreting non-verbal cues of others and respond appropriately during activities related to the course, as well as during practical placements.
Extending communication skills to a range of emerging environments, including the online domain.
Competently and appropriately constructing written assessment work in a logical, coherent manner, and with correct grammar and punctuation to the required academic standards.
Expressing complex and detailed information and knowledge into a logical and legible report, in a timely manner that meets professional standards and clearly communicates the intended message.
Accurately conveying and documenting information in a written form that meets legal and professional requirements.
Accessing a computer for your studies, and have basic computer knowledge and skills to engage in the on-line learning environment that may include completing relevant on-line assessments and participating in on-line forums or responding to emails.
Regularly accessing the Internet for research, and email for communication with peers and lecturers.
Cognitive Abilities (Knowledge and Cognitive Skills, Literacy and Numeracy)
Conceptualising and using appropriate knowledge in response to academic assessment items.
Applying theoretical knowledge, research evidence, policies and procedures related to professional practice.
Competently reading, writing and accurately interpreting information to convey language effectively in projects and services.
Producing accurate, concise and clear documentation which meets legal requirements.
Demonstrating competency in applying appropriate mathematical knowledge and skills to make precise calculations.
Demonstrating effective use of numeracy skills to make accurate interpretation of data.
Applying numeracy skills to interpret and solve problems in a wide range of projects.
Sensory Abilities (Visual, Auditory, Tactile)
Accurately using instruments for measurements.
Having sufficient auditory ability to be capable of hearing warnings when on site.
Interacting effectively with stakeholders including clients, members or the community, tradespeople and other members of the engineering team.
Able to use a computer and other tools.
Able to climb a ladder or steep stairs, walk along scaffolding and traverse a construction site.
Ability to collaborate with different team colleagues and a wide range of stakeholders maintaining positive working relationships with them for timely delivery of milestones of a construction project.
Reflecting past experience or learned lessons of past projects to issues, cases and situations of current construction projects and modifying the practice during the project.
Actively participating in activities related to the course and professional experience.
Strength and Mobility (Gross Motor Skills and Fine Motor Skills)
Able to transport field equipment during the data collection phase of projects.
Manipulating instruments in tests and measurements.
Using knobs and dials in equipment used for field data collection.
Relating positively and effectively to a wide variety of business (construction) and community stakeholders.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Abilities
Demonstrating sufficient computer knowledge and skills to engage in the on-line learning environment that may include completing relevant on-line assessments (e.g.quizzes).
Participating in zoom on-line sessions, responding to emails and using MS word to answer assessment tasks.
Core Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate a broad understanding of the coherent body of knowledge and the underlying principles and concepts, fundamental to and in the context of building surveying and related disciplines.
Demonstrate an ability to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesize knowledge and apply technical and creative thinking skills to solve problems within the context of building surveying and related practice and/or scholarship.
Justify and communicate building surveying principles, ideas and advice in collaborative contexts with professionals, paraprofessionals and the general community.
Exercise professional judgement when identifying and responding to cultural, ethical and social issues.
Evaluate information and synthesise relevant issues in building surveying and other contexts as a basis for independent lifelong learning.
Learn and work independently and collaboratively in professional practice and reflect upon feedback to identify and enact self improvements.
Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters