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14700 GBP/year
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About

Aligned with the current and future needs of the construction industry, this innovative Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration programme from University of Derby will equip you with advanced knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM) theory, practice and technologies. We’re a CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) Centre of Excellence.

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Overview

  • This Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration programme from University of Derby is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
  • Study a CIAT accredited course at a university which is one of only four CIAT Centres of Excellence in the UK
  • Choose a course specifically designed for architects, architectural technologists, design managers, project managers, civil/structural engineers, surveyors and other construction professionals with a keen interest in BIM
  • Learn how to deliver better value through integrated design and project collaboration
  • Draw on our extensive industrial links and the expertise of our research-active and highly experienced staff
  • Hone your skills using project collaboration simulation scenarios based on real-world practices

Careers

Graduates from this course can look forward to a wide range of BIM-related career opportunities in consultancy and design management as well as architectural practices.  They could also take on many different types of roles with central and local government, property developers, building contractors, housing associations, retail enterprises and manufacturing companies.

You could also consider further study and research towards a PhD qualification and/or an academic career.

  • Career opportunities open to graduates include:
  • Senior Structural Engineer
  • BIM Coordinator
  • Junior BIM Manager
  • BIM Implementation Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods, Application and Evaluation
  • BIM and Integrated Project Collaboration
  • nD BIM – Costing, Project Planning and Design Management
  • Environmental Risk and Responsibility 
  • Advanced Parametric Design and Specification
  • Sustainable Design Analysis and Simulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

You will require:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in architectural, construction or other built environment, or a professional qualification of equal standing, or significant practical or professional experience that would support your application.
  • If English is not your first language you will need to demonstrate proficiency in English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK: £875 per 20 credits

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

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.

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