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About

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 course is for you.

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Overview

Overview

On this MSc Building Information Management (BIM) degree course, you’ll cover the fundamentals of project and financial management and learn to integrate exciting new technology.

With this MSc in Building Information and Management, 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 October (full time, part time or part time by distance learning) or February (part time by distance learning only).

What you'll experience

  • Cover the fundamentals of project and financial management software such as Revit, CostX, Synchro, as well as design software such as AutoCAD
  • Learn how to integrate the new technology and methodologies of building information modelling with the established principles of planning and project management
  • Explore the practical and theoretical applications - and challenges - of building information modelling and management and become an advocate and enabler of its adoption by industry
  • Choose to study full-time over one year, part-time over two years on campus or part-time over two years by distance learning

Work experience and career planning

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

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.

We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies and build your portfolio.

Teaching and Programme Assessment

Teaching methods on this course include:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • individual and group projects

You’ll be assessed through:

  • individual coursework
  • group project
  • individual presentations
  • group presentations
  • reports
  • individual project or dissertation

You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark.

You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • BIM Theory and Practice 
  • Construction Contract Law 
  • Dissertation 
  • Integrated BIM Projects and Corporate Management 
  • Modelling and Interoperability in the BIM Environment 
  • Strategic and General Management
Please see our website for our latest module information.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

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.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Building Information Management (Distance Learning)
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University of Portsmouth

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