Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. evaluate and select different methods for constructing infrastructure projects
  2. evaluate the management processes used in infrastructure construction projects.
  • Topics

    • Roads
    • Bridges
    • Rail
    • Bulk Excavation
    • Caissons / Cofferdams
    • Mining
    • Mining and Environment
    • Oil and Gas
    • Tunnelling
    • Marinas
    • Concrete Pumping
    • Revision
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-CME203-Specialised Construction
CUR-CME106-Commercial Construction , or CUR-CME150


Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 subjects or relevant experience.

Special requirements

No special requirements

An examination of infrastructure based projects found mainly in the resources sector such as oil, gas and mineral extraction and treatment industries including roads, railways and waterways. Construction techniques and management processes adopted in infrastructure projects is also investigated. Fieldwork is a component of this subject.

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  • Online test (20%)
  • Research report (50%)
  • E-journal reflection (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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undergraduate CUR-CME-DEG-2018

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