The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment

Building Information Modelling: Strategy and Concepts

Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF

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Building Information Modelling: Strategy and Concepts 15 Credits at SCQF 11
You will gain an ability to develop a clear and in-depth critical awareness of building information modeling, and the tools and processes involved.
This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
September
Course Length
15 weeks including delivery and assessment
  • Concepts of building information modelling (BIM)
  • Design teams
  • Multi-discipline implications of BIM
  • IT and other tools pertinent to the application of BIM
  • Shared models
  • BIM protocols and best practice guidance
  • Selected case studies from industry
  • COBie
  • Data drops
  • Application of software based processes within selected case study projects
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.
Assessment

Students are assessed by written assignment, including essay.

Academic Support

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.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre

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

Study Skills 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.

Course fees: £670

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

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We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

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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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