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Undergraduate Handbook

Professional Practice 1 - ARCH1381

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
Equivalent: INTA2382
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


An overview of the profession and an introduction to the legal system. The client architect agreement. Types of building contracts and methods of building procurement. Aspects of the law of contract, torts, agency, trade practices, property and agency. Contract documentation and specification writing techniques. Estimating, feasibilities, cost planning, scheduling, bill of quantities and budgeting.

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