218123

CAD and Building Information Modelling

An introduction to computer aided design (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Course code

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218123

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

100-level

Credits

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15

Course planning information

Course notes

Students must complete all assessments to be eligible to pass this course.

Prerequisite courses

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Restrictions

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217122, 218122

The courses listed above have similar content to this one meaning you can only enrol in this course or one of the listed courses. Only one of the courses can be credited towards your qualification.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Communicate construction information, including plans and details, using graphical, written and oral strategies.
  • 2 Design a simple building using CAD.
  • 3 Use a BIM strategy to convey construction information for a simple building.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 3 30%
Computer programmes 1 2 30%
Exam College/GRS-based (not centrally scheduled) 1 2 3 40%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

EASY STEPS TO ARCHICAD

Author
EZIAKU ONYEIZU RASHEED
ISBN
978-0-473-48853-6
Edition
FIRST EDITION
Publisher
SCHOOL OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT, MASSEY UNIVERSITY

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING FOR DUMMIES

Author
STEFAN MORDUE, PAUL SWADDLE, DAVID PHILP
ISBN
978-1-119-06005-5
Edition
2016
Publisher
JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD

BIM AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: PROVEN TOOLS, METHODS AND WORKFLOWS

Author
BRAD HARDIN AND DAVE MCCOOL
ISBN
978-1-118-94276-5
Edition
SECOND EDITION
Publisher
JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD

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