Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: IBYA2. Course coordinator: Lecturer Bodil Fritzon,, Byggnadsekonomi. Assessment: Examination consist of individual report writing and active participation in discussion will be rewarded with good Afu results. Home page:

The subject aims to expose students the possibilities of being involved in different stages of the construction process and demonstrate their ability and confidence in applying the knowledge gained during the whole course. The subject will also prepare the students for future exams. Course afu-part consists of project lecture. Guest lectures aims at tying the course to a real construction project and understanding various actorsÂ’ roles in the construction process.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

After a common introduction students will work independently on certain occasion with advance guidance. During the course discussion forums will be carried out both orally and written. The project assignment is based on a hypothesis related to the construction process. Hypothesis shall be examined and analysed from both the theoretical and practical perspective. Students will present the results in the form of report writing and oral presentation. Reports must have the common features such as aims, method and conclusions. Techniques of quoting references and sources will be discussed during the course.

The afu-part course begins with a week of project lecture followed up by a seminar conducted by guest lectures.

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