Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify the concept, approaches and capacities of Building Information Modelling in construction management
  2. analyse the issues and challenges of implementing Building Information Modelling in construction management projects
  3. evaluate and demonstrate the use of Building Information Modelling as a tool for improving processes as applied to the role of the Construction Manager.
  • Topics
    • Introduction to Building Information Modelling
    • Collaborative working
    • Interoperability & standards
    • nD modelling
    • Automated code checking
    • Managing projects
    • Managing programs
    • Managing conflicts
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Glossary
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-CME106-Commercial Construction , or CUR-CME150


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 1 subjects or relevant experience.

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    As part of this subject students are required to download software (free for Students). This software works better on a PC, but is possible for use on a Mac (with modifications). All details are provided in the unit and your tutor will assist you with this during the subject.

An introduction to Building Information Modelling to enable students to evaluate and apply Building Information Modelling as a tool for improving the management of construction projects.

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  • Assignment 1 - Portfolio — Includes BIM model (70%)
  • Assignment 2 - Group Presentation (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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