During the Geospatial Sciences (Building Information Modelling and Surveying) programme from University College London (UCL), students have the opportunity to engage and work with academics and industrial partners on cutting-edge research through seminars and a dissertation.
The specialist Building Information Modelling (BIM) programme will educate students in the geometric and semantic aspects of BIM and the integrated management of geospatial and BIM-related data. This includes principles of surveying, 3D reality capture, a general overview of technologies related to mapping sciences, geo-information science and 3D geometric modelling.
Students graduating with a degree in Geospatial Sciences (Building Information Modelling) will be equipped for a diverse range of roles, including BIM or surveying manager, geospatial data scientist, geospatial software developer and consultant. Graduates go on to work for a variety of organisations including major infrastructure projects, engineering consultancies, geospatial software companies and national mapping agencies.
Our students establish strong links with industry through the industrial seminar series and industrial research projects. Additionally, many graduates from our programmes go on to PhD research at UCL or elsewhere.
Students will gain a range of technical skills in geospatial science that are highly valued by employers, including the use of specialist software for surveying, Reality Capture, BIM and GIS (e.g. Cyclone, PhotoScan, Revit, QGIS, FME); programming, web and software development (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB); geospatial data processing and management; geospatial data visualisation and analysis.
- Data Analysis
- Engineering Surveying
- Geospatial Programming
- Geospatial Science
- Applied Building Information Modelling
- Reality Capture and Precision 3D Sensing
- Sensors and Location
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.
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- A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (such as engineering, architecture, geography, urban planning, mathematics, surveying, marine and earth sciences, computer science) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
- Normally only candidates with either a first or upper second-class degree will be accepted, although applicants with a lower second-class degree supported by extensive work experience will also be considered.
International32100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32100 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £8,250
- International: £16,050
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