Professional Diploma Building Information Modelling
FacultyFaculty of Science and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Construction Technology and Engineering
Programme NameProfessional Diploma in Building Information Modelling (QF Level 5)
Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyPart-time mode; one year (3 semesters), weekday evening and/or weekend classes
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Venue(s)Programme core modules conducted at Tsing Yi campus
Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering is recognised under the QF
QF Level: 5
QR Registration No.: 19/001090/L5
Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2019 to 31/08/2022
Professional Qualifications Recognition
The Professional Diploma in Building Information Modelling is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Building Information Modelling (HKIBIM) as fulfilling the academic requirement of its Professional Membership (For graduates with bachelor’s degree) / Associate Membership (For graduates without bachelor’s degree).
The PD in BIM programme aims to provide in-depth knowledge on the principles and practices of BIM and to develop technical and strategic planning skills for BIM project planning and implementation in different professional disciplines and technical areas. The programme will focus on BIM applications for lifecycle planning and management of building, construction and infrastructure projects, with effective design modelling and analysis, productive construction coordination and visualization, efficient cost estimation and management, holistic asset and facility management, and sustainable building design and operation.
BIM adoption has grown significantly in the building and construction industry in the world. The growing importance of BIM gave rise to an urgent need for BIM professionals, coordinators and specialists who have good technical and strategic planning skills for BIM projects. Upon graduation, graduates of the PD in BIM programme can apply the BIM approach to designing, analyzing and managing building lifecycle and they can also look forward to career opportunities and development such as advancing to the positions of BIM Project Coordinators/Leaders and BIM Managers/Consultants/Specialists.