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Environmental Scan of BIM Education in Canada

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Institutions BIM Related Courses Research Profile
RAIC Centre for Architecture at Athabasca University We are currently developing materials for ARCH 255, Computer Aided Design for our Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management (Baccalaureate Degree)Architectural Technology (Diploma)Interior Design Technology(Diploma)Landscape Architecture Technology (Diploma)Construction Engineering Technology (Diploma)Engineering Design and Drafting Technology (Diploma)
Algonquin College (AC)  Bachelor of Building Science (Degree); Architectural Technology (Diploma)
University of British Columbia (UBC)  At graduate level BIM TOPiCS Lab
University of Western Ontario (Western University) Civil Engineering (exists – first year being taught) and Mechanical Engineering (could be helpful) programs
University of Ottawa Currently, there is no specific course related to BIM, however there is a potential to offer course at the graduate level within thenext couple of years
Carleton University i. Stephen Fai (CIMS: working M.Arch and PhD looking at applications of BIM for heritage conservation and adaptive reuse).ii. Johan Voordouw (teaches: ARCB2105 Computer Modelling has an intro to Revit)iii. ARCC2203 Architectural Technology 3 Currently,this core course involves the development of case studies in structure, building envelope and systems in the Revit environment. iv. In the coreundergraduate design studios (ARCS3105; 3106;4105;4106), the majority of the studio projects use Revit in some part of the design, development, andpresentation process. This includes exchanging files among (primarily, but not exclusively) Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, and 3D max.  CIMS Lab (Carleton Immersive Media Studio)
Ecole de Technologie Superieure de Montreal (ETS) Research Group in Integrated and Sustainable Design and Construction (GRIDD)
Conestoga College Bachelor of Applied Technology, Architecture – Project and Facility Management (APFM)
Humber College BIM is taught in the Architectural Technology program:http://www.humber.ca/program/architectural-technology The specific coursesteaching BIM are:ARC. 212: Digital Communications 3 http://www.humber.ca/program/course/digital-communications-3 ARC. 252: Digital Communications4 http://www.humber.ca/program/course/digital-communications-4 BIM course is also in the CE (continuing education) program: Revit Architecture ProfessionalCertificate http://calendardb.humber.ca/LIS/WebCalendar/CE/ProgramOffering.do?name=06541 Course Number: SAES 106 Building Information Modeling (BIM) Revit
University of Calgary 4th year course specifically on BIM; second year running
University of Alberta NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in the Industrialization of Building Construction
George Brown College  Graduate Certificate in Building Information Modeling
Fanshawe College a. Architectural = CADD 3030 BIMb. Civil = Nonec. Construction = One is tentative for the program review
University of New Brunswick CE3603: Construction Engineering I; CE4613: Construction Engineering II; CE2973: CE Design I; CE3983: CE Design II; CE4973: TeamDesign; technical electives in construction engineering and asset management
Concordia University Construction Engineering & Management Lab
Cegep Limoilou / Cegep Vieux-Montréal PeBIM (Programme d’Éducation BIM) – BIM Education program
Toronto University
Ryerson University
University of Waterloo

Updated: 18/01/2016