BLSV12023 - Fire Safety Design

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit provides an understanding of issues and methods used in fire safety design, develop an appreciation of the role of fire safety engineering in the building industry and be prepared to communicate effectively with professionals in the building industry about fire safety design.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2019

Term 3 - 2019 Profile
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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).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 3 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 60.71% response rate.

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.

Source: Unit Evaluation Survey
Feedback
Students felt the assignments were very good and help to develop my knowledge of the Building Code and Australian Standards.
Recommendation
Continue to place emphasis on assessment items and tasks with practical authentic implications.
Action Taken
Continued to include assessment items that have a focus on authentic applications.
Source: Unit Evaluation Survey
Feedback
Weekly live lectures would really benefit this subject.
Recommendation
Ensure a number of live lectures and interactive sessions will be included in this unit.
Action Taken
Updated the recorded lectures and further examined the opportunities to include online interactive sessions.
Source: Unit Evaluation Survey
Feedback
The lecture provided clear feedback which helped students to improve if needed on the next assignment.
Recommendation
Continue to provide constructive feedback on students' assessment submissions.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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