12 months
15462 GBP/year
8856 GBP/year
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Digital Construction MSc from University of Brighton develops your understanding of digital technologies, so you can be part of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry’s digital transformation.


The need for smart buildings, with improved reliability and performance and low environmental impact, has driven the industry to be more responsive to new and advanced technologies. Digital Construction MSc is offered by University of Brighton

 You'll understand, manage and apply new and advanced technologies to industry’s current practice, including Building Information Modelling, robotics and automation, AR/VR, point-cloud scanning, AI and the Internet of Things.

Working closely with your supervisor you will undertake a substantial research or design project that reflects your interests and career aspirations. Option modules in areas including environmental sciences, built environment, energy and sustainability, complement your study.


In your career you need a combination of knowledge, skills, personal qualities and relevant experiences – and you’ll get all of this from your degree.

  • Gain a critical understanding of the issues of digital construction theory and practice and their societal implications when applied throughout the lifecycle of buildings (ideation, design, construction/retrofit, operation and decommissioning).
  • Develop knowledge and skills required for digital design, fabrication construction and assembly to formulate optimal solutions to enhance productivity and achieve sustainable, smart and responsive built environment.
This course prepares you for wide range of careers including: digital engineer, information manager, digital technology manager, IT consultants, and BIM manager/consultant in architecture, building and construction industry.

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • Digital Design and Fabrication
  • Digital Construction and Assembly
  • Masters Dissertation/ Final Design Project
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Project Risk and Financial Analysis

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Honours degree; or other degree plus at least two years postgraduate experience in a position of responsibility; or full membership of a relevant chartered professional body.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15462 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15462 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8856 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8856 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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