Short Title:Principles of House Construction
Full Title:Principles of House Construction
Module Code:BUIL H1001
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Humanities
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:On completion of this semester 1 module the student will have an in depth understanding of the main elements of house construction and their relevance to the Estate Agent's profession.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Explain the basic principles of construction.
LO2 Accurately sketch and discuss these.
LO3 Take accurate measurements.
LO4 Sketch floor areas and produce accurate measured surveys.
LO5 Identify and record features of buildings impacting on value.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Students will produce a drawn measured survey of their home or place of residence to include plans, elevations, etc. 2,3,4 40.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.50 Every Week 1.50
Total Weekly Learner Workload 1.50
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.50

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Hickey, T 2006, Construction Studies Today, Gill & Macmillan
  • Notes supplied by Lecturer, n/a
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAUCT_C Higher Certificate in Business in Real Estate (Valuation, Sale and Management) 1 Mandatory