Professional Studies (ARCH7511)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To develop an appreciation of the legal context within which the New Zealand building industry and architectural practice operate; and to develop skills in the planning and management of architectural projects.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

Structure of the building industry
the roles of clients, project managers, contractors and other industry participants; estimates and cost control; Agreements for Services (AAS), calculating fees, planning the project and maintaining progress; project documentation
drawings and specifications; procurement methods and contractual methods; management techniques; risks and insurances.
Legal systems in New Zealand relative to other jurisdictions, the Building Act and its regulations and related documents, Resource Management Act, Maori Land,
Construction Contracts Act and its effect on payment certificates; the content of Standard Conditions of Contract NZIA SCC, NZS3910 and other construction contracts relative to procurement methods; administration of contracts; dispute resolution methods.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1036

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 28 Aug 18 LectureTuesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)
25 Jul 18 - 29 Aug 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)
18 Sep 18 - 23 Oct 18 LectureTuesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)
19 Sep 18 - 24 Oct 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)

Class: 5251

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 29 Aug 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)
26 Jul 17 - 30 Aug 17 LectureWednesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)
19 Sep 17 - 24 Oct 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)
20 Sep 17 - 25 Oct 17 LectureWednesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (001-2075)

Class: 7170. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

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