Singapore University of Social Sciences

Advanced Construction Technology (BPM405)

Applications Open: 01 October 2019

Applications Close: 30 November 2019

Next Available Intake: January 2020

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1378 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Built Environment

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture


Synopsis

BPM405 Advanced Construction Technology provides students an insight into how advanced construction technologies and systems such as precast technology and systems construction are used to enhance productivity and performance in construction projects. Students will be given an understanding of the advantages of rapid and lean construction, and how precast technology and systems construction can help to reduce wastages, improve safety and quality and save on time and cost.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Advanced Construction Methods
  • Advanced Construction Technology and Systems
  • Rapid Construction and Lean Construction
  • Off-site Construction
  • Modular Construction and Prefabrication
  • Precast Technology
  • Systems Construction
  • Quality and Standards Requirements
  • Precast Technology and Systems Construction in Civil Works
  • Precast Technology and Systems Construction in Buildings Works
  • Limitations of Precast Technology and Systems Construction
  • Benefits of Precast Technology and Systems Construction

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss advanced construction methods, technology and systems
  • Appraise the benefits of precast technology and systems construction
  • Compare on-site construction with off-site construction
  • Examine and identify areas of construction that could make use of advanced construction technology, precast technology and systems construction
  • Recommend advanced construction methods, technology and systems in construction projects
  • Improve safety, quality and savings on time and cost by using precast technology and systems construction
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