Introduction to Building Information Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module:

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of project organized problem-based learning
  • Must have knowledge about group work/conflicts and ways to solve conflicts
  • Must have knowledge and comprehension of planning and structuring the documentation of a project
  • Must have knowledge about models within the built environment


Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to apply the project organized learning to actual problem related work in groups
  • Must be able to apply systematic methods
  • Must be able to apply models within the built environment to problems within the relevant technical area
  • Must be able to define goals for the project work and write a conclusion that answers the problem formulation of the project
  • Must be able to describe and analyse one or more approaches to the project
  • Must be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation of problems and solutions within relevant technical areas


Students who complete the module:

  • Independently be able to define and analyse scientific problems
  • Must be able to establish, evaluate and reflect on models within the built environment on the essential problems within relevant technical areas
  • Must be able to communicate the results of the project work in a project report
  • Must be able to contribute successfully to teamwork within the problem area and make a common presentation of the result of the project work

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests.

Extent and expected workload

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study.



Name of examIntroduction to Building Information Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleIntroduktion til byggeriets informationshåndtering
Module codeB-BED-K1-8
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Technology (Building Energy Design)
Study BoardStudy Board of Built Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science