BYG119 Drawing and CAD/BIM

Course description for academic year 2020/2021

Due to Covid-19, changes may occur in course descriptions for the autumn semester of 2020. Changes in each course will be published on Studentweb or Canvas. When a course description has been changed there, the description on web is no longer valid. Examples of such changes could be accomplishment of practice, course type, or whether letter grades or passed/not passed will be used as grading scales.

Contents and structure

The course will facilitate understanding of the use of drawings and models as one of the most important communication methods between different actors in construction projects.


  • Drawing levels in relation to project phases
  • Targeting of drawing
  • layer structure
  • Detailed drawings
  • hatching
  • Quality control and audit
  • 3d model
  • Multi-disciplinary model, collision control
  • Terrain Model

Learning Outcome

After completing this course, the candidate must have:


  • Know the basic principles of drawing production
  • Know the concepts and contents of a BIM model


  • be able to understand and produce simple plan and section drawings
  • be able to produce a 3-d model using computer software

General competence

  • Understand the usefulness of coordination models in construction projects

Entry requirements

The study program admission requirements.

Teaching methods

Lectures, Exercise Hours, Project Work.

Course requirements

3 assignments must be approved to pass the exam.

Approved mandatory work requirements are valid for 3 consecutive semesters.


The exam consists of two parts:

  • Individual semester assignment (60% of final grade). The assignment is valid for 3 semesters after the regular exam.
  • Oral presentation of semester assignment (40% of final grade).

Both parts must be passed to get a grade in the subject. Grade scale A-F where F is not passed.

Course reductions

  • BYG140 (1) - BIM and Land surveying - Reduction: 5 studypoints
  • TOB007 (1) - Drawing and CAD - Reduction: 5 studypoints