QUSU06010 2012 Measurement 1

General Details

Full Title
Measurement 1
Transcript Title
Measurement 1
Code
QUSU06010
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Leigh McLoughlin, Pat Carter
Programme Membership
SG_JCONS_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and Costing SG_JQUAN_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying SG_JCONS_B07 201400 Bachelor of Science in Construction Cost Management SG_JQUAN_H08 201400 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction SG_JQUAN_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics
Description

Introduction to measurement of building work and the work of the Quantity Surveyor

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Know the principles and practice of measurement of basic buildings

2.

Recognise and use quantity surveying skills essential for measurement of building work

3.

Apply basic mathematical rules to building measurement (areas, volumes, weights, centre-line)

4.

Measure basic building quantities from a drawing or on site

5.

Know the common units of measurement for basic construction items

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination

Indicative Syllabus

The work of the Quantity Surveyor/Estimator - introductory over-view                                               

The Bill of Quantities - purpose, sections, relevance, uses                                                   

Measurement techniques - units, order, sequence, centre-line, presentation, take off layout     

Description writing for measurement                                                                                                   

Specification appreciation; incorporation of specification into description

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Measurement 1 Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Measurement 1 Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Year 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom measurement 1 4 Weekly 4.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN measurement 1 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

1.      SCSI and CIF, (2009), Agreed Rules of Measurement, 4th Edition, Published by SCSI and CIF ‘ARM Joint Committee’, Ireland

2.      Seeley, Ivor H, (2005), Building Quantities Explained , 6th Edition, Palgrave McMillan, UK

3.      Seeley and Winfield, (2009), Building Quantities Explained (Irish Edition) , Palgrave McMillan, UK

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None