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This online Structures unit covers the core principles of basic structural mechanics and their application in the construction industry, focusing on the key concepts that underpin calculations for beam reactions, force systems and loadings on buildings.
You will be instructed in identifying and selecting appropriate forms of structural design to meet best-practice requirements, using your knowledge of the behaviours, shapes and properties of materials gained through the unit.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, this unit offers foundational knowledge of structural design that is crucial to further study in the field of structural mechanics.
Anyone can apply, however applicants must ensure they have not completed an academically equivalent unit.
In this Structures unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
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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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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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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).Find out more about government study loans here.
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