This course provides students with a comprehensive range of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and architectural technology related skills and knowledge required to operate effectively in the construction industry. Through practical and theoretical application and delivery, using the latest hardware and software, it enables students to achieve skills associated with CAD and building specification relative to a range of projects.
History of Architecture; Construction Site Surveying; Architectural Professional Practice; Statutory Control of Buildings; Building Technologies; Architectural CAD Tech: Construction Detailing; Architectural CAD Tech: Principles and Practice; Architectural CAD Tech: Residential Design; Architectural: Form Order and Composition; CAD User Systems; HN Graded Unit 1; Building Measurement and Cost Studies.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) Science; Commercial Building Systems; Construction Tech: Substructure; Building Services; Advanced Digital Media; Site Administration; CAD Visualisation; CAD Model Making; Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings; Fire Safety in Buildings; Personal Development Planning; Architectural CAD Tech: Commercial Buildings Systems; Architectural CAD Tech: Structural Design and Detailing; HN Graded Unit 2.
2 Highers from English, Maths, Design and Manufacture and Graphic Communication plus English, Maths and a science or technological subject at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.
Year 2 or 3 of a related degree programme