This unit aims to develop fundamental knowledge and skills of employing building information modelling and other digital technologies for construction management in building projects..

Teaching Periods
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Semester 2
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Identify, associate, and utilise Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools and software in the management of building projects
  • Create, interpret, and integrate 3D BIM models for building construction
  • Use and/ or construct nD BIM frameworks/ systems for various construction management agenda in building projects
  • Apply relevant BIM standards, methods, procedures and best practices for construction management of building projects
  • Comprehend and integrate construction management activities in collaborative BIM environment
  • Develop and appraise the adoption and implementation of BIM and digital technologies for the construction management in building projects
  • Describe, designate and demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of using digital technologies (including BIM) in building construction projects.

Teaching methods


Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Online Contact (Phasing out)
Online Learning Activities
1.00 12 weeks 12
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
1.00 12 weeks 12
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
Tutorials in Computer Labs
2.00 12 weeks 24
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
1.00 12 weeks 12
Unspecified Learning Activities (Phasing out)
Individual Study
7.50 12 weeks 90


Type Task Weighting ULO's
AssignmentIndividual 20 - 40% 1,2,3,4 
Online QuizIndividual 10 - 20% 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 
PortfolioIndividual/Group 10 - 15% 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 
ProjectIndividual/Group 20 - 40% 4,5,6,7 


  • Introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools and software for building projects
  • 3D BIM models for the construction of buildings
  • Introduction to nD BIM Dimensions for the management of building projects
  • BIM standards, methods, procedures and best practices applicable in building projects
  • Fundamentals of collaborative working in BIM environment for building projects
  • Adoption and implementation of BIM in building industry
  • Roles and responsibilities in BIM projects for buildings

•    Graduate Attribute – Communication Skills: Verbal communication
•    Graduate Attribute – Communication Skills: Communicating using different media
•    Graduate Attribute – Teamwork Skills: Collaboration and negotiation
•    Graduate Attribute – Teamwork Skills: Teamwork roles and processes
•    Graduate Attribute – Digital Literacies: Information literacy
•    Graduate Attribute – Digital Literacies: Technical literacy

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.