School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering


Geoff Hodgson BSc, MRICS, MCP, MCICES

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Senior Lecturer in BSc (Hons) Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying

University Teacher

IT Manager

Geoff Hodgson is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who spent 15 years with contractors in the UK and overseas before entering academia as a senior lecturer at Birmingham Polytechnic (now Birmingham City University). Geoff specialised in Highway Procurement and co-authored 3 books on Highway Measuremnt and Specification. Geoff joined the teaching staff at Loughborough University in 1993 and is currently Programme Director for the BSc(Hons) Commercial Management & Quantity Surveying degree programme. Geoff is currently engaged in developing innovative teaching methods using 3D modelling for quantity surveying teaching and works closely with other academics in the UK and overseas.

Broad interests and expertise

  • eLearning
  • IT
  • 3D modelling
  • Building Information Modelling

Professional affiliations

External Examiner for Birmingham City University. Member of the Military Education Committee.

Research interests 

  • Teaching initiatives

Research project

  • Web based learning initiatives

To develop an interactive teaching aid that explains the basics of piling and ground investigation using 3D models, video and quizes to test knowledge.

Methods: 3D simulation, video, editing

Previous research projects

  • Teaching Company Scheme
  • Academic Practice Award
  • Mini Projects