Building Information Modelling: Strategy and Concepts
Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF
Applications Now Open
- 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
- Data drops
- Application of software based processes within selected case study projects
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
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.
Students are assessed by written assignment, including essay.
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.
ONLINE LEARNING & SUPPORT
All undergraduate and postgraduate students, whether you are learning on-campus or by online distance learning, benefit from using our collaborative virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. You will be provided with 24/7 online access to your learning material and resources, along with the ability to interact with your class members and tutors for discussion and support.
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
The Library offers support for your course, including the books, eBooks, and journals you will need. We also offer online reading lists for many modules, workshops and drop-ins on searching skills and referencing, and much more.
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
The university has moved to home teaching and working following official COVID-19 guidance from the Scottish Government. Our staff will continue to process applications and respond to enquiries about your course during this time.
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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