Building Information Modelling: Application
Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF 11
- BIM at the conceptual design stage
- Cross-discipline design
- Shared BIM models
- BIM during the construction stages
- Virtual prototyping
- BIM protocol
- BIM during the life cycle, including as part of maintenance scheduling
- Building data storage and accessibility
- Smart data workflow
Learning will take place through the University virtual campus (CampusMoodle) with a mix of online lectures, tutorials and self-guided study. Each topic within the module will have a number of self-required and obligatory activities aimed at emphasising the learning. You will also contribute to a number of discussion forums on particular subject matter and case studies.
The module is assessed through coursework assignment, including where appropriate group working activities
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
Study Skills Support
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
Within the UK, both the RIBA and the RICS have made significant efforts to lead discussion and debate regarding how visualisation and BIM will revolutionise the undertaking of architectural projects in the coming years.
This course will represent a valuable addition to the useful and applicable skills and knowledge of graduates.
We welcome applicants holding an honours degree in architecture, architectural technology, surveying, engineering, planning or any associated discipline.
This course may also be of interest to graduates from a design background, including interior design and product design.
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities.
We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.University Wide Facilities
Register direct to the university using our online application form.
Applications close 1 week prior to the start of the module.
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