QUSU06040 2019 Information Communication Technology in Quantity Surveying

General Details

Full Title
Information Communication Technology in Quantity Surveying
Transcript Title
Information Communication Tech
Code
QUSU06040
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
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Gabriel Smith, Colin Birney
Programme Membership
SG_JQUAN_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_CCONS_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics SG_JQUAN_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying
Description

This module explores the functions of spreadsheets required by the Quantity Surveyor / Estimator. 

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Identify the basic principles of spreadsheets and evaluate the various functions and formulae

2.

Compile charts on spreadsheets using different forms of cost and time data

3.

Develop a tender assessment template using spreadsheet to include identification of highest value, lowest value and averages

4.

Compose a basic estimate taking account of measurement of a basic building and inputting a schedule of quantities and rates

5.

Formulate a payment certificate by applying rates, prices and percentages from a payment application

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered full time. It will include lectures and laboratory practicals. It is also augmented by independent learning.

Module Assessment Strategies

This module is 100% continuous assessment.

There will be spreadsheet assessment in the laboratory.

 

Repeat Assessments

As per the current Mark and Standards procedure

Indicative Syllabus

Spreadsheets

Basic functions and formulae

Spreadsheet charts

Tender assessment

Schedule of quantities

Estimating

Payment certification

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Spreadsheet assessments Continuous Assessment Assessment 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
20/02/2010 Stats Means Business Butterworth Heinemann Davis

Recommended Reading
Microsoft Office 2019 Microsoft Press

Recommended Reading
02/08/2003 Understanding IT in Construction Routledge

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Sun, M., Howard, R. (2003) Understanding IT in Construction, Routledge

Journal Resources

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/09699980610680171

URL Resources

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Other Resources

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Additional Information

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