Module details for Integrating Group Project 


Integrating design project providing a means to apply and integrate knowledge across several modules to solving a realistic series of project problems for a construction project.


The aim of this Module is to provide the student with : the opportunity to work with others as part of a diverse team, integrating skills learned in previous modules and problem solving to produce a civil engineering design solution. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

1.  Work as part of team to produce a creative, sustainable design solution to a given brief, undertaking appropriate research activities to access and apply information to satisfy a client's brief. 

2.  Analyse the client brief, produce and justify a design solution, providing calculations and working drawings. 

3.  Produce an account of buildability, demonstrate the ability to assess health and safety issues rigourously and produce a sustainability assessment of the project.

4.  Demonstrate an awareness of the capacity of BIM project management tools to understand and interrogate BIM information to continuously manage assets from design to inception.

Indicative Content

1 Review of Client Brief

including justification of design options and production of outline design solutions. 

2 Project Analysis and Design

including calculations and detailing of the design project. 

3 Review of Solutions

including sustainability assessment, taking off quantities, producing risk assessments and method statements, pricing bills of quantities and carbon costing. 

4 Building Information Management

Review of building information management in the design and operation of the project.

Teaching and Learning Work Loads

Teaching and Learning Method Hours
Lecture 12
Tutorial/Seminar 6
Practical Activity 94
Assessment 88
Independent 0
Total 200

Guidance notes

SCQF Level - The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.

Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.


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