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LocationDomesticInternational
OnlineStudy Period 4N/A

Unit description

Introduces the fundamentals of concrete technology and its use in civil construction. Students learn the basic chemical and physical properties of concrete, how to modify these properties to suit different uses, and practical aspects of how concrete structures are constructed.

Unit content

General concepts of concrete technology
Mix design, strength and durability of concrete
General concepts of concrete reinforcing
Use and application of formwork for concrete construction
Calculation of concrete volumes
Concrete batching, transport and quality control

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Study Period 4

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Online (intensive)

Teaching method
Structured online learning 2 hours (5 weeks)
Residential session 2 days (14 hours) (Once during the Study Period)
Assessment
Concrete testing report40%
Quiz20%
Exam: open book40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

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