• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry (AEC) is changing. If you’re interested in a career in Building Information Modelling/Management (BIM), which is becoming the industry standard for the design, building and management of modern structures, this Building Information Management (Distance Learning) at University of Portsmouth is for you.

Overview

With this MSc in Building Information Management (Distance Learning) at University of Portsmouth, you can pursue careers in the architecture, engineering and construction industries, as well as higher education, the arts, conservation, and management.

You can start this course in September (full time, part time or part time by distance learning) or January (part time by distance learning only).

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your building information modelling and management skills to work in the industry.

Graduates typically go on to pursue careers in:

  • architecture
  • engineering construction
  • higher education
  • the arts
  • conservation
  • project management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • BIM Theory and Practice
  • Integrated BIM Projects and Corporate Management
  • Modelling and Interoperability in the BIM Environment
  • Strategic and General Management
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a technical or analytical discipline (Architecture, Construction Management, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Civil, Surveying, Project Management). 
  • Exceptionally, applicants from non-technical/analytical disciplines but with proven and substantiated experience in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) fields will be considered. 
  • Applicants may be subject to interview.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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