QUSU06014 2012 Contract Administration 1

General Details

Full Title
Contract Administration 1
Transcript Title
Contract Administration 1
Code
QUSU06014
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_JQUAN_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying
Description

 Introduction to contract administration and structure of construction industry

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Demonstrate a knowledge of Design and Construction team personnel and their work

2.

Analyse the various methods of procurement

3.

Compare and debate all aspects of tendering

4.

Distinguish the qualities regarding ‘ethics’ required of professionals, the Quantity Surveyor in particular

5.

Illustrate knowledge of standard contractual and construction practice documentation

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination

Indicative Syllabus

Contractor/Design Team relationships

Design Team members  -  duties and responsibilities relative to construction contract  -  introduction Procurement  -  matters pertaining to appropriate system of contractual set-up for proposed project

Tendering  -  ‘open’, ‘selective’, pre-qualification, preliminary invitation, invitation

Ethics  -  it’s application to professionals generally and to the Design Team and Contractor in particular

Contractual/practice documentation  -  Standard Forms of Contract, The Liaison Committee Code of Practice, Agreed Rules of Measurement  -  introduction to/their position in the construction business

 

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 Contract Administration 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 Contract Administration 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 contract administration 1 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN contract administration 1 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

AQUA Group, (2007), ‘Procurement, Tendering and Contract Administration’, Blackwell Publishing, UK

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None