Architecture, Construction and Surveying - Short Courses

Short Courses & Professional Development

Architecture, Construction and Surveying - Short Courses

Our short courses will equip you with the skills to successfully understand and solve key challenges that are faced within this industry.

We are passionate about equipping people with not only expert knowledge but also the skills to apply it appropriately and creatively. These industry-driven courses will give you the opportunity to learn in a practical environment, ensuring you are capable of taking these skills into the workplace.  

Building Information Modelling: Application 15 Credits at SCQF 11

Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Consider BIM and its applications for the built environment. Explore BIM at the conceptual design stage; cross discipline design; shared BIM models; BIM during the construction stages; CDE, technical issues; virtual prototyping; BIM protocol; interoperability; building data storage and accessibility; smart data workflow: digital construction and transformation.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Project administration, role of the Project Manager through project lifecycle including termination. Project appraisal techniques assessing investment opportunities and establishing appropriate financial framework. Project objectives and scope; including stakeholders analysis. Project uncertainty and risk assessment. Commercial engineering solutions and early contractor engagement. Industry based,

Project Planning & Control 15 Credits at SCQF level 11

Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

This master level short course allows you to critically assess, within a problem-solving environment, the processes and strategies undertaken by project managers to define, plan control, and deliver functional projects

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Within Project Management risk identification, analyses, evaluation and management is all about recognising risk as far as possible and then determining both how this risk may affect the project, the project team, the environment and communities.

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Short Course - 15 Credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 7.5

Your studies will include an introduction to sustainable development within the construction industry, in addition to a critical analysis of the challenges involved in developing and enhancing the built environment with responsibility to the local and global environment, society and communities.

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