24 months
4545 GBP/year
4545 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration (Online) at University of Derby has been developed specifically for architects, architectural technologists, design and project managers, construction managers, civil engineers and other construction professionals.

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During Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration (Online) at University of Derby   you will be able to draw on the extensive industrial links of our academic staff within a university that has Centre of Excellence Status from the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). Our on-campus version of this masters course has attained, for the second year running, 100% student satisfaction (PTES 2018).

With changes in UK legislation and ever-growing technological advancements, our online Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration MSc is more relevant than ever. The construction sector is expanding at an exponential rate with digital collaboration being at the forefront of project management.

Course accredited by RICS, an accelerated route to Chartered Surveyor status

RICS is a globally recognised and highly regarded professional body that promotes positive change in the built and natural environments. They advocate and enforce the highest professional standards in the development and management of land, real-estate, construction, and infrastructure around the world.

This prestigious RICS accreditation sets a quality benchmark which ensures that the Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration MSc course is delivered to a high standard, includes content relevant to current industrial practice and is future ready, enabling you to tackle societal challenges and create better places to live.


You can look forward to a wide range of BIM and Project Collaboration-related career opportunities in the design, technical consultancy and management of built environment, as BIM managers, BIM leads or BIM coordinators.

 Furthermore, you could take on many different types of roles with central and local government, property developers, building contractors, housing associations, retail enterprises and manufacturing companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Risk and Responsibility
  • Research Methods, Application and Evaluation 
  • BIM and Integrated Project Collaboration
  • nD BIM - Costing, Project Planning and Design Management
  • Independent Scholarship

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally be expected to have an Architectural, Civil Engineering or other Built Environment first degree BEng, with a 2.2 or above, or a professional qualification of equal standing and relevant industrial experience
  • If you don’t have a degree, we can consider your application if supported by significant industrial experience. Please include evidence of all experience you have in your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4545 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9090 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4545 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9090 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


  • 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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