Core Module Information
Module title: Surveying

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV07112
Module leader: Grant Sinclair
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

Provides an introduction to the surveying discipline in the measurement of land, construction and property.
Provide an introduction to Health and safety.
Purpose of the functions undertaken and examples of methods of building inspection utilised.
An introduction of sources of sustainable mechanisms for the built environment, to achieve low carbon building design.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Gain an appreciation of sustainability challenges for the built environment
LO2: Relate the appropriate mechanisms to achieve low carbon buildings
LO3- describe through examples, appropriate procedures and considerations required to be applied in building inspection techniques;
LO4 - demonstrate an understanding of Health & Safety relating to the construction profession.
LO5: use of measurement equipment and techniques in a proficient manner; interpret drawings and other resource material;

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Grant Sinclair
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 44
Independent Learning Guided independent study 156
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Discussion/Participation 50 1,4 4 , WORDS= 2000
Report 50 1,2,3,4 12 , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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