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

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • 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
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 16 Jun 2019 to start 15 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 2019 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
    2019 :  
    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  

Requirements

  • Skills in report writing required.
  • Access required to construction sites.

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.