Course

Construction Methods


Course code CIV3603

This course aims to give a working knowledge of the methods and techniques commonly used in Civil Engineering construction.  It covers preliminary works, foundations, soil compaction and stabilisation, asphalt and concrete production and plant, concrete construction and prestressed concrete fundamentals, timber and steel construction, preservation of structures, and dam, road, railway, bridge and airport construction.

How to enrol

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  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 17 Jun 2018 to start 16 Jul 2018
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 2018 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 8-9 hours study time per week for each 15 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

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