Building Information Modelling: Strategy and Concepts
Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF
- 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
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.
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.
* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.
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:
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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