QUSU08028 2012 Quantitative Studies 1

General Details

Full Title
Quantitative Studies 1
Transcript Title
Quantitative Studies 1
Code
QUSU08028
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
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_JQUAN_K08 201400 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201400 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQNTY_K08 201500 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on 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 SG_EQUAN_K08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying
Description

 Describe and measure 'Demolition and Alterations', prepare a 'Preliminaries' section of a Bill of Quantities; schedule, describe and measure drainage and 'siteworks, describe and measure civil engineering concrete structures  -  all work to be in accordance with ARM4

 

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Describe and measure demolition and alteration items for inclusion in a Bill of Quantities; price same

2.

Prepare and price a Preliminaries section of a Bill of Quantities based on a set of circumstances arranged by the lecturer

3.

Schedule, describe and measure drainage works in accordance with ARM4

4.

Schedule, describe and measure siteworks in accordance with ARM4

5.

Describe and measure retaining structures (and civil engineering structures generally) in accordance with ARM4

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment

Indicative Syllabus

Description and measurement and pricing of demolition and alteration items for inclusion in a Bill of Quantities

Preparation of a Preliminaries section of a Bill of Quantities based on a set of circumstances arranged by the lecturer, pricing of same

Scheduling, description and measurement of  drainage works in accordance with ARM4

Scheduling, description and measurement of  siteworks in accordance with ARM4

Description and measurement of retaining structures (and civil engineering structures generally) in accordance with ARM4

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 quantitative studies 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 quantitative studies 1 Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Year 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Tutorial Flat Classroom quantitative studies 1 3 Weekly 3.00
Group Learning Flat Classroom quantitative studies 1 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN quantitative studies 1 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Online quantitative stidies 1 2 Weekly 2.00
Tutorial Computer Laboratory quantitative studies 1 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN quantitative studies 1 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

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

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

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

Environmental Protection Agency, (1993), National Standard Building Elements and Design Cost Control Procedures, EPA, Ireland

Kickham, Richard, (2007), Cost Planning of Buildings Ferry and Brandon, 5th Edition, Blackwell Publishing, UK

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

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