Courses - Faculty of Creative Arts And Industries


Architectural Professional Studies

Stage III

ARCHPRM 304
10 Points

Professional Studies 1

The management of the building project from inception to completion. An examination of client needs and agreements, feasibility studies, project constraints, consents, cost planning and control, consultants, administration and quality control. An analysis of all aspects of the contracts and documentation during construction and final project accounts.

Prerequisite: ARCHTECH 207 or 208

Restriction: ARCHPRM 700

ARCHPRM 305
15 Points

Professional Studies 1

Professional practice and the practical demands of managing construction. Explores the roles of architect, client, builder and consultants; land, building, planning and environmental legislation; the consenting processes that precede construction; documentation; cost and quality management; procurement; contract law; construction contracts; site observation; contract administration and progress payments; completion; final accounts; and post-project procedures.

Prerequisite: ARCHTECH 207 or 208 or 210

Restriction: ARCHPRM 304, 700

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

ARCHPRM 700
15 Points

Professional Studies 1

The management of the building project from inception to tendering. An examination of client needs and agreements, feasibility studies, project constraints, cost planning and control, consultants, administration and quality control. An analysis of all aspects of the contracts and documentation during construction and final project accounts.

ARCHPRM 701
15 Points

Professional Studies 2

The New Zealand legal system and the law of contract and torts; negotiations, negligence, disputes and remedies relevant to architects in practice. An examination of the requirements for establishing and maintaining an architectural practice as a business venture as well as strategic market management, financial planning, insurance and taxation.

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