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Advanced Construction Technologies and BIM

12 months
Duration
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Advanced Construction Technologies and BIM from University of Strathclyde is a multidisciplinary course that aims to develop the knowledge, practical, and personal skills of graduates to work in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry and to develop further research skills related to AEC fields.  

Overview

The Advanced Construction Technologies and BIM from University of Strathclyde enables practitioners to gain access to a theoretical base and to appraise current and future strategies in Advanced Construction Technologies and Building Information Modelling.  

Students will take taught modules and a group project in the first two semesters. MSc students then complete a dissertation project in a third semester.

Areas explored in the modules include: 
  • principles and practices of Advanced Construction Technologies in the architecture/engineering/construction industry
  • new trends related to digital construction, Building Information Modelling, and construction technology
  • sustainability 
  • facilities management
  • construction management (processes, people, procurement)
  • project management (planning, financing, risk)

Careers

The intensive market activities in Digital Construction and in Building Information Modelling show how this area is gaining momentum for job opportunities. Professionals with the relevant technology and personal skills are in highl demand. This course will help professionals and new graduates to develop specialist expertise in modern design and construction management. It also targets those who seek advanced roles in BIM. It will allow them to understand the concept of digital integrated project delivery in addition to having hands-on experience on virtual design and construction.

Sustainability is a key part of this course therefore the course is also relevant to those who seek to obtain advanced qualifications in related areas that integrate sustainability and digital construction.

Employment opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates can be related to many construction professions in:

  • design
  • construction 
  • operation of buildings 
  • infrastructure

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  ICT integrated in AEC
  •  Sustainability.  Elective modules: Facilities Management
  •  Contract Administration and Practice 
  •  Design Management
  •  Project Management
  •  The Construction Industry Client
  •  Building Information Management
  •  Advanced Contruction Technologies

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second-class Honours degree (or equivalent) in Architecture, Engineering, Project management, or Quantity Surveying.
  • Consideration will also be given to candidates with other relevant professional qualifications in a discipline related to the built environment and/or professional experience. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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