Building Information Modelling with Revit Architecture (L6, 10 ECTS)
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Flexible & Professional
The programme will provide learners with a solid grounding in Building Information Modelling (BIM) using Autodesk’s Revit Architecture. This programme will encompass the basics of 3D building modelling & architectural visualisation. BIM functionality such as tables and building quantities will also be covered. This course will benefit existing AutoCAD users as well as those learning CAD for the first time.
What are the entry requirements?
Minimum entry requirements are Grade OD3 or higher in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate. Applicants are also expected to have a basic knowledge of computers and computer applications. Knowledge of building design and construction is also desirable.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.
What modules will I study?
Overview of Revit Architecture and Building Information Modelling (BIM); User Interface, Views and Revit Project Setup; Elements and Element Properties; Creating and Editing Families; Detailing & Annotation; Schedules, Quantities and Tags; Shading; Rendering and Animation
Are there opportunities for further study?
BIM Revit MEP
Construction Project Management
Construction Health & Safety
Near Zero Energy Buildings
The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week. (Tuesday - 18.30 to 21.30)This course will be delivered fully Online. Lectures are recorded and available for listen back.
As a student of TUS, you will have access to the Academic version of Revit 2020. Please note that this academic version is not to be used for any commercial activities. Any files opened using the academic version will be digitally stamped by the software. You will require a computer (desktop or laptop) to undertake the course, which must have audio functionality. The minimum specification of machine is given here:
The installation of the software and license configuration will be covered in the course.
What will the time commitment be?
Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due
No Examinations. Two continuous assessment exercises and one project will be set during the programme.
Certificate in BIM with Revit Architecture (SPA) Level 6 10 ECTS
For queries relating to the course
Contact: Department of Flexible Learning
LIT Moylish, Tel: 061 293055
For academic queries
Contact: Paul Vesey
The programme is funded by DASBE for 2023 - (€417 - DASBE - €433 payable by student)