University of Technology Sydney

16105 Cost Management 1: Measurement

6cp; 4hpw, on campus. To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 4 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces.
Requisite(s): 16109 Construction Technology 1
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject examines the principles, procedures and practical application of construction quantities measurement. It commences with an overview of the importance of and the use and application of construction quantities. Students carry out a series of detailed exercises in construction quantities calculation, measurement and description utilising electronic CAD/BIM technology. The Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works is used as the main measurement standard but students explore the differences in approaches to measurement for builders quantities, estimates, cost planning and other forms of quantities.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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