Project Delivery Systems

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

An online undergraduate unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, Project Delivery Systems examines a number of project delivery systems used in buildings and infrastructure. You will have an opportunity to apply theories and principles to authentic industry scenarios, and evaluate key issues such as contractual relationships, contract price determination, risks and benefits associated to contract parties, financial methods and more.

On completion of this unit you will have developed the tools to compare and describe a range of processes, risks and benefits associated with project delivery systems, with reference to cultural and international perspectives. You will also be able to suggest suitable delivery systems through evaluation of project conditions, and critically reflect upon project outcomes.

This unit is delivered through a range of learning materials and methods, including discussion forums, glossary, online assignment submission, standard media and web links. Assessment takes the form of weekly group exercises and an invigilated exam.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), Curtin University

You should also possess relevant prior knowledge through successful completion of units from levels 1 and 2 of the above course, or equivalent.

Areas of study

In this Project Delivery Systems unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction to procurement
  • Traditional building procurement
  • Design and build
  • Construction management
  • DBO/BOT
  • Lean construction
  • Integrated project delivery
  • Public private partnership/private finance initiative
  • Engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM)
  • BIM and procurement methods
  • Culture and procurement
  • Revision

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), Curtin University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Project Delivery Systems is a core requirement of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), also provided by Curtin University. The unit provides the tools to discuss the role of a range of project delivery services in detail and from a range of perspectives, helping you to apply them effectively to real world project scenarios.

Choosing to continue your studies beyond this unit opens the door to a wide range of exciting and rewarding job roles within the building and construction industries. Graduates have gone on to advance their careers as building technicians, contractors, surveyors, construction managers, estimators, facilities managers, quantity surveyors, property surveyors and more.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Project Delivery Systems from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)

The online Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) course offered by Curtin University is aimed at those seeking a professional career in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.



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