Department of Building, Energy & Society

Construction Design and Economics

My Studies

 

1. Semester

Basic Scientific Principles | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233107 Descriptive Geometry 3 SWS 3 ECTS
Basic descriptive geometry terms and geometric strategies as well as examples of their use in architecture and construction: roof design, intersections, hyperbolic paraboloid, listed projection, perspective
Basic Scientific Principles | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233106 Mathematics and Geometry 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Elementary terms of geometry, repetition of the angle and its inverse functions as well as calculations in a triangle, trigonometric tasks, introduction to coordinate systems and vector calculation in 2D and 3D, various problems of analytical geometry in 2D as well as 3D.
Basic Scientific Principles | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233105 Statics 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Introduction to the basic principles of building mechanics and statics, central and general force systems, calculation of the bearing reactions, the internal forces of straight, bent beams and assembled components for individual loads, line and trapezoidal loads on statically determined systems, center of gravity calculations.
General English 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233108 General English for Architects and Engineers 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Consolidation of vocabulary, idiomatic and grammar skills based on previous knowledge by means of general and subject-specific topics frm the areas of architecture and construction
Structural Engineering 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233102 Architectural Style and Cultural History 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Explanation of architectural styles from antiquity to the 20th century on the basis of selected construction tasks, interrelationships between technical innovations, social developments and their implementation in their respective eras, construction processes and the manufacture of buildings (history of construction technology).
Structural Engineering 1 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233103 Basic Principles of Construction Law and Preparations of Plans 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Fundamental principles of building law and its impact on design and planning tasks, standardised planning forms of representation in the construction industry, floor plan, section, cross section, scale, differentiation of materials and levels, dimensioning / listing and the systematics of referencing, graphic planning standards.
Structural Engineering 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233104 CAD 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Introduction to the basic principles of CAD with practical implementation in the area of 2D, creating a submission plan with a CAD system taking into account the effective drawing regulations and planning requirements.
Structural Engineering 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233101 Structural Engineering 1 4 SWS 4 ECTS
Joining and connecting materials and elements as a technical and creative task, taking into account the construction process.
Building physics planning parameters of heat, moisture, sound and fire and their constructive requirements and effects on different building components, constructive solutions for foundations, components and seals in contact with soil, solid construction walls and ceilings as well as window openings, development and representation of constructive details.
Field Architecture:
Basic Principles of Architecture | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233114 Architectural and Artistic Design 1 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Training of visual thinking and design skills through perception, analysis and representation of shape, creative processes for shaping, practical examination of different aspects of the form such as material, colour, light, structure, rhythm, proportion, composition, space and scale, practical work involving drawing by hand and model making.
Basic Principles of Architecture | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233115 Introduction to Design 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Overview of design areas such as urban planning, building design and interior design, dealing with design-determining factors such as typology, topology and tectonics.
Basic Principles of Architecture | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233116 Materials in Architecture 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Structure and characteristics of building materials as well as their effects regarding their architectural use, constructive, technical, economic and ecological properties.
Field Construction Engineering:
Basic Principles of Civil Engineering | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233110 Construction Methods and Operations Scheduling 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Work preparation, equipment and personnel planning, planning of the construction site equipment, construction processes in building construction (construction site equipment and its planning, concrete construction, precast construction, masonry construction), construction processes in civil engineering (earthworks, foundation construction, bridge construction, tunnel construction, pipeline and sewer construction, road construction)
Basic Principles of Civil Engineering | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233111 Informatics 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Application-oriented introduction to the operating system, searching and researching on the Internet, introduction to MS Outlook and MS Powerpoint as well as introductory work with graphics, professional work with MS WORD and MS EXCEL.
Basic Principles of Civil Engineering | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233109 Introduction to Civil Engineering 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Introduction to the subject areas of civil engineering, basic overview of the relationships and processes of a building project, basic construction terminology
Building Materials | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233112 Building Materials 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Basic principles of the parameters of building materials, structure and properties of building materials, production, normative stipulations and guidelines as well as building material testing methods, criteria for the selection and use of building materials according to economic and ecological aspects, concrete technology.
Building Materials | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233113 Geology and Mineralogy 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Shell structure of the Earth, theory of plate tectonics, their impact on the geological cycle as well as the construction activity of man, minerals and rocks as building materials, causes of earthquake

2. Semester

Building Information Modeling | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233206 Building - Introduction 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Basics of building information modeling and integral planning, relevant regulations and standards, as well as the essential processes for the creation of digital building models.
Building Information Modeling | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233207 CAD2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Creation of a digital building model with BIM-capable software
General English 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233205 General English for Architects and Engineers 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Systematic expansion of vocabulary, idiomatic expressions and grammar using general, business and technical texts; practice and expansion of the skills gained
Structural Engineering 2 | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233201 Building Ecology 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Knowledge of legal and professional values in ecology, sustainable building and environmental protection, ecological planning and building, avoiding negative impacts on the environment, possibilities for technical evaluation such as the OI3 indicator, environmental impact points.
Structural Engineering 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233203 Building Physics 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Systematic recording of the physical behaviour of buildings and components, the importance of these parameters for building construction and component connection, or for the overall design of a building, overview of the building materials required to achieve constructional requirements, winter and summer thermal insulation, energy saving, condensate protection and mould prevention and the associated legal and normative regulations.
Structural Engineering 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233202 Structural Engineering 2 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Roofs and roof structures, floor structures and coverings as well as stair constructions, basic principles for constructive solutions, practical applications using simply structured examples.
Surveying I | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233204 Surveying 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Reference systems, statistics, error calculation, instrument science and procedures for height, direction and distance measurement (automatic level, theodolite, total station), coordinate calculation, stakeout, organization of property: land register and cadastre
Field Architecture:
Architectural Conception 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233218 Architectural and Artistic Design 2 5 SWS 5 ECTS
Continuation of the learning experience of the course "Architectural and Artistic Design 1", deepening the knowledge of current design theories.
Further practice of spatial ability, of creative design and associative forms, the capacity for critical self-reflection as well as objective observation and reasoning to form and shape processes of personal expression and presentation possibilities.
Architectural Conception 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233219 Architectural Typology 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Basic overview of existing building types and systems using specific examples. Context of building typology, building use and the functional design of the building.
Architectural Conception 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233216 Design 1 3 SWS 5 ECTS
Analysis, concept development and design of a simple, specific planning task using a variety of planning and design parameters.
Architectural Conception 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233215 Digital Presentation Techniques 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Architecture-specific presentation and representation techniques, graphic design of presentation tools such as posters, presentations, etc. as well as presentation of analogue techniques and digital graphic design tools.
Architectural Conception 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233217 Structural Design 1 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Loads in the construction industry, calculation of trusses and statically indefinite support systems, interpretation and verification of the results, cross-sectional value calculation, working lines, material parameters, cross-sectional stresses, main stresses, design of simple building components.
Field Construction Engineering:
Environment and Law | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233213 Commercial and Labour Law 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Austrian and European legal system, legal entities, legal objects, basic features of contract theory, legal obligations, company law, industrial property protection, commercial law, basic features of employment law
Environment and Law | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233214 Environmental Protection Technology and Law 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Causes of environmental pollution, future-oriented environmental protection, waste management and waste management concepts, landfill, building material recycling, treatment of contaminated soils and construction components, pollution control, emission prevention, leachate treatment, recycling management, environmental protection law, legal framework for environmental protection technology, remediation of contaminated sites, case studies
Statics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233212 Applied Mathematics for Civil Engineers 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Functions, differential and integral calculations and their applications, matrix calculations, ordinary differential equations (oscillation equation, bending line, eigenvalue problems), introduction to numerical mathematics, shortest paths and network engineering.
Statics 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233211 Construction Informatics 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Creation of simple computer-aided tools for solving various tasks from statics and strength theory (e.g. cross-sectional values, single plane truss, continuous beam, bending line), networking of static and mathematical knowledge and their implementation in EXCEL or Maple.
Statics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233209 Material Strength 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Cross-sectional value calculations, working lines, correlation of material properties, cross-sectional stresses, main stresses, torsion, shear center, eccentric force application, overview of the Eurocodes, safety concept according to European standards, load assumptions in construction.
Statics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233210 Structural Analysis 1 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Trusses, deformation calculation, virtual work method, calculation of statically indefinite systems such as continuous beams and frameworks according to the force size method, use of framework programs, interpretation and verification of results gained by electronic calculation
Surveying 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233208 Surveying Exercises 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Practical measurement and calculation exercises (building stakeout), writing a technical report

3. Semester

Construction Economics 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233301 Construction Economics 3 SWS 3 ECTS
Tendering, awarding and billing, overview of laws and standards, basic principles of building contract types and building contract design, creation of tenders and specifications for tenders, use of the course content for practical examples.
Structural Engineering 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233304 Building Physics 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Condensation inside the building, building acoustics and room acoustics, basic physical principles and their constructive implementation as well as standard verification and the fulfillment of minimum requirements.
Structural Engineering 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233302 Building Services Engineering 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Basic terms and tasks of building services engineering, climate and energy issues from the perspective of the entire building, heat load calculation and energy balances, acoustics, overview of cable routing, control and regulation of building services engineering.
Structural Engineering 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233303 Structural Engineering 3 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Drywall constructions, timber constructions doors, facades and glass facades, technical tasks regarding interfaces of varying construction concepts such as masonry and solid construction, lightweight construction, timber construction and hybrid building designs.
Field Architecture:
Architectural Conception 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233315 Design 2 5 SWS 6 ECTS
Design of a specific architectural object (eg residential building) with a specific spatial reference: that is, use and improvement of design and planning methods, whereby building regulations (development planning), design requirements and functional organisation are to be taken into consideration together with a user profile and spatial programme developed from this.
Interior spatial design approaches are integrated into the architectural design.
Architectural Conception 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233317 Interior Design 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Interior design as an interpretation of space, spatial objects and spatial structures; focus on material and colour effects, lighting and maintaining the "human" scale; Influence of social, cultural, physiological and psychological conditions.
Architectural Conception 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233318 Residential Building 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Basic knowledge of space requirements, functional organisation and spatial qualities in residential construction, typologies and systems in multi-storey residential buildings using examples: explanation of location and orientation, access, housing concept, historical and contemporary aspects.
Architectural Conception 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233316 Structural Design 2 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Properties, load-bearing behaviour and use of supporting structures, investigation of load-bearing models with regard to load-bearing capacity and material requirements, development of load-bearing concepts depending on manufacture, prefabrication, transport, construction and assembly, specific examples of wood, steel, glass, masonry and concrete construction, dimensioning of load-bearing components.
Building History and Surveying | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233313 Building Surveying and Architectural Drawings 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Use and significance of the building survey for the renovation and modernisation of existing buildings, technical implementation of building surveys with classic and computer-aided methods, evaluation of digitized measurement images, creation of measurement plans, basic methods of hand drawings for the documentation of detailed objects and perspective representation of buildings and building ensembles.
Building History and Surveying | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233314 History of Architecture 2 SWS 2 ECTS
History of building in Europe and the Mediterranean region with a focus on the historical context, urban ensemble, building tasks, building types, shape concepts and stylistic influences in the context of local historical conditions.
Professional English for Architects 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233312 Professional English for Architects 1 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Examination of architecture-related topics, development of communicative strategies in professional life, emphasis on job applications and written correspondence
Field Construction Engineering:
Building Construction 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233310 Concrete Construction 1 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Material properties of concrete and concrete reinforcement steel and their interaction as composite building materials, verifications in the ultimate limit states of the load-bearing capacity for bending with and without normal and shear forces, verifications in the ultimate limit states of suitability for use with regard to deformations and crack width limitation according to Eurocode 2, constructive design of beams and supports
Building Construction 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233311 Steel Construction 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Material properties of steel, material technology, construction and dimensioning of steel components according to Eurocode 3, connection technology, constructive detailed solutions, stress problems of the second order.
Geotechnical engineering | Laboratory (LB) | Coursecode: 200233306 Soil engineering laboratory exercises 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Naming and classification of soils, soil and rock classes, geotechnical investigations, determination of soil parameters (grain sizes and their distribution, grain density and grain weight, water content, porosity and number of pores, storage density of cohesive and non-cohesive soils, consistency limits, permeability).
Geotechnical engineering | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233305 Soil Mechanics and Engineering 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Soil parameters, their determination and significance, strength and deformation properties of the soils, earth static calculations, permissible loads on the subsoil, improvement of the properties of the subsoil, shallow foundations, deep foundations, simple construction pit enclosures, stability of embankments, monolithic support structures
Professional English for Engineers | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233307 Professional English for Engineers 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Examination of construction-related topics and technical vocabulary, focus on structural engineering, development of communicative strategies in professional life, emphasis on job applications and written correspondence
Statics 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233308 Applied Statistics 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Descriptive statistics, statistical parameters, basic principles of probability calculation, binomial and normal distribution, confidence intervals and simple statistical tests, application of the statistical evaluation in the security concept of the Eurocodes for load assumptions and material strengths.
Statics 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233309 Structural Analysis 2 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Arch and cable structures, determination of internal forces according to second order theory, stability for straight bars, internal forces for plate structures, application of FEM programmes, modelling and interpretation of calculation results, basic principles of the theory of platitude, principles of building dynamics

4. Semester

Building Contracts and Law | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233403 Building Contracts and Procurement Procedure 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Introduction to Austrian contract law based on Austrian standards B 2110, B 2111 and B 2118, introduction to Austrian public procurement, federal procurement law as amended, award procedure including selection, suitability and award criteria, overview of the entire contract award process from the tender to the offer and then onto the award
Building Contracts and Law | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233404 Public Law and Authority Procedure 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Overview of the legal situation in terms of planning and execution of construction projects, overview of public law including the most significant authority procedures. Specific case studies show the implementation of these in practice.
Communication 1 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233405 Communication & Scientific Research Work 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Introduction to the basic principles of written communication, the structuring of a scientific piece of work, research and electronic literature management, citation rules, subject-specific protocols
Structural Engineering 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233402 Barrier-Free Construction 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Basic principles of barriere-free concepts and constructions in theory and practice, application of the basic principles in new and old buildings using practical examples.
Structural Engineering 4 | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 200233401 Project work: Structural Engineering and Construction Economics 2 SWS 4 ECTS
Design-based interdisciplinary project work covering topics from the areas of structural engineering, building technology, statics, building physics and construction economics, simulation of a realistic planning process, presentation of the construction processes, formulation of building contract framework conditions, site foreman's plan and detailed planning, calculation.
Field Architecture:
Architectural Conception 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233413 Design 3 4 SWS 8 ECTS
Design of a functionally complex architectural object, taking into account the various planning parameters and both the urban context and urban integration.
Architectural Conception 3 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233414 Structural Design 3 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Development and design of a structural model in coordination with an architectural design object, structure concept and model formation, taking into account the spatial stiffening of structures and dimensioning of load-bearing components.
Basic Principles of Urban Development | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 200233417 Project: Urban Development 1 SWS 3 ECTS
Development of an urban planning concept for a city district with organisation of building volume and its functional programming, open and green space design, traffic concept.
Basic Principles of Urban Development | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233415 Urban and Regional Planning 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Basic principles of spatial planning and spatial planning instruments; structural - spatial development of settlement areas, local spatial planning with development plan, zoning plan and local development concept.
Basic Principles of Urban Development | Lecture (Vo) | Coursecode: 200233416 Urban Development 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Fundamental principles of urban planning and urban development, history of European urban development, historical and contemporary city models, types of urban and settlement, building and open space structures, traffic concepts, supply and disposal systems, infrastructure systems, basic tools of urban planning.
Professional English for Architects 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233412 Professional English for Architects 2 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Development and discussion of some selected career-field related topics, development of the relevant professional communicative strategies
Field Construction Engineering:
Building Construction 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233408 Concrete Construction 2 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Dimensioning and constructive design of structures in reinforced concrete such as slabs, discs and foundations, components subject to torsion, punching shear verification for point-supported slabs and foundations, unreinforced components, explanations of Eurocode 2
Building Construction 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233410 Detailed Solutions in Construction Design 3 SWS 5 ECTS
The static-constructive construction tasks of a building in structural engineering are dealt with: development of a static calculation, static-constructive design, load assumptions, dimensioning of individual components with variation in materials and due to economic considerations (steel, wood, concrete), constructive detailed solutions.
Building Construction 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233411 Glass Construction 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Material technology, fundamentals of constructive glass construction, construction and dimensioning of components made of glass, verifications in the ultimate limit state of load-bearing capacity and suitability for use in accordance with relevant standards, constructive details of bearing and joining technology.
Building Construction 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233409 Timber Construction 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Types of wood and wood materials, chemical and physical material properties, calculation and dimensioning methods for structures made of wood and wood materials according to Eurocode 5, dimensioning of standardised and individually designed fasteners, constructive design.
Construction Economics 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233407 Cost Estimation 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Basic principles of cost calculation and cost estimation, personnel costs, equipment costs, material costs, calculation of construction prices, spreadsheets and price determination, cost estimates, thematically related legal bases, implementation of the course content using practical examples.
Professional English for Engineers 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233406 Professional English for Engineers 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Development and discussion of career-specific topics from the construction industry and implementation, development of communication skills in the professional field through structure and process descriptions as well as through presentations

5. Semester

Project Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233502 Health and Safety Protection / Coordination of Construction Works 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Legal foundations in occupational safety, the supervisory authorities and accident insurance, labour inspectorate, planning coordinator, construction site coordinator.
Creation of a Health and Safety plan
Project Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233503 Planning Process and Scheduling 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Planning and project flow, basic features of project execution, scheduling in the planning and execution phase, resource planning / resource management, time management in the planning and execution phase
Project Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233501 Project Management 4 SWS 5 ECTS
Basic principles of project management, application of the fundamental concepts of project management in construction projects, practical examples.
Field Architecture:
Architectural Conception 4 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233511 Interdisciplinary Design 4 SWS 8 ECTS
Design project under realistic planning conditions, constructive modelling through interdisciplinary cooperation, structural engineering, mass determination and cost calculation.
Professional English for Architects 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233510 Professional English for Architects 3 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Architecture-specific topics from the area of sustainability and project management, development of the relevant communication strategies in the professional field with a focus on reporting
Project Management 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233512 Project Management and Cost Planning 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Practical case studies from the areas of project planning, project structuring and organisation as well as cost planning
Revitalisation and Renovation | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233514 As-Built Design and Revitalisation 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Features of building typology and construction engineering of the historical building, analysis and evaluation of concrete renovation examples, development of new spatial programmes, designs for the adaptation of the historical building fabric for new uses, tackling special details regarding the relationship between "old and new".
Revitalisation and Renovation | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233513 Building Analysis and Renovation 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Analysis of the building stock with regard to renovation, new uses and also for planned additions and conversions, damage analysis and renovation of components according to the principles of the relevant standards, various examination and renovation methods, handling contaminated components.
Field Construction Engineering:
Building Construction 3 | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 200233508 Inter-disciplinary project work 4 SWS 8 ECTS
Development of a structural concept based on an architectural design, dimensioning of the main load-bearing elements and constructive and structurally detailed elaboration, project-specific topics such as, for example, a fire protection concept, HVAC planning, construction process planning and schedule planning, cost estimation.
Communication 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233505 Communication and Team 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Discussion of essential communicative theories, testing of selected discourse situations (e.g. discussions, presentations, negotiations, challenging discussions), training of communicative techniques and important aspects of communication, task-related reflexion, roles and dynamics in a team
Communication 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233506 Professional English for Engineers 3 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Construction-related topics with the focus on project management, improvement of the relevant communicative strategies in the profession with emphasis on report writing
Project Management 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233507 Project Management in Practice 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Practical case studies from the areas of project planning, project structuring and project organisation
Structural Engineering 5 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233504 Analysis of Buildings, Renovation and Masonry 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Legal and historic-technically relevant contexts regarding the renovation of buildings, application of technically recognised measurement and renovation methods according to current normative and legal framework conditions, constructive implementation and static dimensioning of masonry construction components with regard to their structural safety and suitability for use in accordance with applicable standards.
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 200233509 Urban Water Management 3 SWS 4 ECTS
Water management and legal foundations, plants for water extraction and distribution, strategies for waste water disposal, pollution parameters, dimensioning of sewer systems and waste water treatment plants, planning processes in urban water management, funding instruments, building materials and construction methods, alternatives in waste water disposal.

6. Semester

Field Architecture:
Bachelor Thesis - Architecture | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 200233606 Bachelor examination - Architecture 0 SWS 1 ECTS
The examination before a board carried out in the course of these studies takes place in accordance with the requirements for final examinations in UAS bachelor degree programs in accordance with Austrian legislation.
Bachelor Thesis - Architecture | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 200233605 Bachelor Thesis - Architecture 0.33 SWS 8 ECTS
Independent compilation of a scientific piece of work from the subject areas of architecture with both theoretical and practical sections. The theoretical section includes scientific research and critical analysis of a topic, which forms the basis for the creation of the practical design part. Design-specific parameters are clearly derived from the theoretical work. Independent conclusions are drawn based on the findings.
Internship - Architecture | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: 200233608 Internship - Architecture 0 SWS 20 ECTS
Implementation and application of acquired knowledge from the studies to this point in architecture-specific professional field.
Internship - Architecture | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233607 Internship Seminar - Architecture 0.67 SWS 1 ECTS
Exchange of experience and knowledge, communication of the constraints and organisational aspects of the internship, introductory lecture to the Erasmus programme.
Field Construction Engineering:
Bachelor Thesis - Civil Engineering | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 200233602 Bachelor examination - civil engineering 0 SWS 1 ECTS
The examination before a board carried out in the course of these studies takes place in accordance with the requirements for final examinations in UAS bachelor degree programs in accordance with Austrian legislation.
Bachelor Thesis - Civil Engineering | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 200233601 Bachelor Thesis - Civil Engineering 0.33 SWS 8 ECTS
Independent compilation of a scientific piece of work from the subject areas of the previous degree. This includes: independent literature research, definition of the objective, critical examination of scientific work methods including the relevant and current specialist literature, independent conclusions based on the knowledge gained.
Internship - Civil Engineering | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: 200233604 Internship - Civil Engineering 0 SWS 20 ECTS
Implementation and application of knowledge acquired in professional practice.
Internship - Civil Engineering | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 200233603 Internship Seminar - Civil Engineering 0.67 SWS 1 ECTS
Communication of the general conditions and organisational aspects of the internship, introductory lecture to the Erasmus programme