Module title: Construction Cost Studies 2 (GA)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08402
Module leader: Mike Thomson
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying
Prerequisites

BSV07403 Construction Cost Studies 1


Description of module content:

Introduction to Building Economics
Introduction to Design Team Cost Planning and Control
Approximate estimating the total cost for new and refurbishment projects
Design economics
Cost Planning Data and Indices
Constructing a Cost Plan
Controlling project cost during the contract period from inception to completion

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:

LO1 explain the background and purpose of Cost Planning and Cost Control and how they interface with the stages of design and construction from inception to completion;
LO2 apply appropriate techniques to estimate for a Client the probable tender price for example new and refurbishment projects;
LO3 demonstrate an understanding of how different design solutions and construction processes impact on project cost and feasibility.
LO4 demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the manipulation of building price, cost indices and appropriate historical cost data.

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