Core Module Information
Module title: Building Modelling 2 (GA)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08415
Module leader: Suha Jaradat
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

This module articulates the advantages and appropriate use of different software packages in a collaborative BIM project as well as the challenges of using open shareable asset information.

The module employs a mix of published literature and practical activities in a variety of contexts including:
• BIM & Data File Management;
• professionalism and the multidisciplinary aspects of the construction industry;
• modelling a commercial building in a BIM environment;
• producing architectural and technical drawings of a commercial buildings;
• presentation of a critical literature review
• presentation of a professional set of drawings of a commercial building.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: understand the multidisciplinary aspects of the construction of buildings and their on-going maintenance;
LO2: explain the principles and practical applications of Building Information Modelling (BIM);
LO3: demonstrate the ability to model a commercial building in a BIM environment;
LO4: apply research and problem solving techniques to resolve design problems;
LO5: demonstrate engagement with recent BIM publications and an ability to research, critically review the literature and clearly communicate the argument in a structured presentation.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Suha Jaradat
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 50 1, 2 and 5 2 HOURS= 00.20
Technical Drawing 50 3,4 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
BSV08415 Building Modelling 2 (GA)