Core Module Information
Module title: Building Design and Technology 3

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV09102
Module leader: Lina Khaddour
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

Building Design and Technology 2
Building Design and Technology or Construction Technology to SCQF level 8

Description of module content:

Specification writing using the National Building Specification. Prefabrication and Off Site Manufacturing (OSM), Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), ‘Design for Manufacture’ of construction components. Cladding of buildings, façade retention, major fabric repairs, and foundation improvement techniques. Sustainable construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM). Strategic approaches to building performance in use, including thermal performance.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Select and specify components and building assemblies using an industry standard specification system.
LO2: Describe and evaluate a variety of structural and fabric repair and improvement methods.
LO3: Describe and evaluate a variety of methods for improving the sustainability and performance of buildings.
LO4: Analyse and evaluate methods used for constructing and maintaining buildings.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, 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: Lina Khaddour
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 12
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 161
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 30 1 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Class Test 70 2,3,4 14/15 HOURS= 03.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
BSV09102 Building Design and Technology 3