п»їDISSERTATION TOPICS - University of the Constructed Environment
You can find below, a good but not thorough topic list which shows the main areas of academic curiosity and expertise found among staff in the Surveying group. You may currently have a clear thought about what you would like to research, but also in order to assist you to through this technique of subject selection, we now have developed record below.
For your own personel benefit you are strongly advised to choose from this list, but if you would like to research a different field, approach the employee you think most appropriate for your needs and discuss this.
EU competition regulation and the UK construction sector.
EU competition law and public purchase.
EU law and the structure industry.
An assessment of the advantages/disadvantages of implementing a single European standard sort of construction deal.
UK Legal guidelines
The Casing Grants, Structure and Regeneration Act 1996
An assessment of modern deal drafting compared to traditional procedure e. g. ECC sixth is v JCT 1980. A critical research of important provision(s) elizabeth. g. time in the EU or SEACC standard form contracts. A study into the benefits/disadvantages of the UK construction sector adopting a single standard type of construction deal.
An evaluation of trust funds like a feasible approach to the construction industry..
A vital review of recognized of time provisions in JCT 1980. Would it be practically likely to obstacle liquidated & ascertained damage as a penalty following new court decisions? Practical finalization and the troubles surrounding documentation. Concurrent gaps.
The impact of the Casing Grants, Structure and Revitalization Act mil novecentos e noventa e seis on repayment. Retention monies versus trust funds
Title of unfixed materials and vesting provisions.
Loss & expense as a way of ascertaining a installers entitlement to additional payments. An examination of the troubles associated with financial charges being a head of claim under loss/expense.
Design and style
The contractor's duty to warn of design flaws.
Design responsibility in the modern structure industry.
Contractor's design liability: fitness and for the purpose or fair skill & care.
Nomination procedures and their efficiency under JCT 1980.
Security warranties and up to date case rules in the area of negligence.
An examination of key provision(s) in the Arbitration Act mil novecentos e noventa e seis. Adjudication beneath the Housing Funds Construction and Regeneration Take action 1996 Plan.
Value Administration - adding values or perhaps increasing charges?
Meeting the Latham 30% cost decrease target - the function of value managing An evaluation in the use and usefulness of functional examination (and/or evaluation) techniques in Benefit Engineering Client's perception of, and mechanisms for determining, Value in construction administration
Keeping your fingers crossed - still the most frequent method for handling construction risk? Risk transference - the very best solution pertaining to clients?
The worthiness and utilization of Risk Response Plans in construction
Risk management - necessary to obtaining worth in a structure project?
Financial Policy as well as the Construction Sector
The impact of government policy in sectors in the industry eg. housing, infrastructure Government policy and casing provision
The effect of coverage on the structure of the market
Government financial policy plus the labour marketplace
The economics of PFI
The effect of the organization cycle about productivity
The effect of organization cycles in construction activity and profitability. Skilled work supply as well as the business pattern
The (potential) role of construction in counter-cyclical policy
Changing framework of the time market
The growth of losc
The fall of losc
Skill and training...