Course detail

Prices in Civil Engineering 2

FAST-CV021Acad. year: 2020/2021

Pricing in construction production. Costing for setting of construction works prices and constructions.Costs and calculation. Calculation techniques and methods.
Costing of construction works, methods. Calculation of overhead and profit.Software support of costing and calculations.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Special knowledge and skills in costing, with special focus on costing in construction. Processing itemized cost estimating of the building , including a detailed bill of quantities. Valuation by catalog and with calculated prices. Cost and price analysis .


Design and technology of construction and works. classification in construction , construction enterprise economy , cost estimating and prices of construction.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Prices and costs in the building life cycle. Construction classification.
2.Methods of pricing. Software for cost estimating.
3.Cost estimating in construction. Technical and valuation documentation.
4.Detaile itemize cost estimating of construction. Rules.Sorting of building works.
5.Compilation of bill of quantities. Methods of measurement of building and construction work. Specifics.
6. Valuation of bill of quantities by catalog prices. Compilation of itemize cost estimating.
7.Costs.Classification of costs.Calculation in the economic system of the company.
8.Calculation techniques.Přirážková calculation.
9.Calculation methods. Absorption costing. Non-absorbent calculation.
10.Calculation of list price of work. Analysis of calculation.
11.Calculation of firm prices of work. Calculation bases.
12.Calculation of firm price of work. Calculating of costs, profit and risk.
13.Price and cost analysis of contract. Price and cost management.


The ability to calculate the prices of construction works with respect to consistency with the information construction enterprise economic system and to the market. Budgeting skills of the works of the company calculated costs and prices. Ability to analyze prices and costs for the contract.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer