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Building Information Modelling Management and Integrated Digital Delivery MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Building Information Modelling Management and Integrated Digital Delivery MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Online | Middlesex University | 2 years | OCT-22

Study mode

Online

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cad Software (Use): A-D Building Design Architecture, Engineering, Construction Or Transport Software Construction Management (General) Information Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The construction sector is a major part of the UK economy and any centrally procured project will require Business Information Modelling (BIM) compliance. Yet there is a shortage of well qualified graduates who are capable of the efficient coordination of processes, workflows, people, assets and technology that BIM requires. This Masters degree was designed to meet that demand.

Why study MSc/PGDip/PGCert Building Information Modelling Management and Integrated Digital Delivery* at Middlesex University?

BIM is a process involving the structured sharing and coordination of digital and non-digital information about a building project throughout its entire lifecycle, from design to procurement, construction and operation and management stage, all the way through to demolishment.

We are the only institution in the UK to offer a work based Masters in this subject area and aims to produce practitioners with a qualification to be employed in a Management role in BIM projects. You will gain a critical awareness of contemporary BIM issues informed by technology, research and management skills in standard and unpredictable scenarios.

The course is specifically aimed at experienced professionals who will be expected to manage BIM projects. These will include people from the following sectors:

  • Architects
  • Architectural technologists
  • Construction and civil engineers
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing services (MEP) engineers
  • Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) engineers
  • technicians, contractors, subcontractors, fabricators and manufacturers
  • Facilities and operations managers (FM & OM)
  • Quantity surveyors

Careers

How can the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Building Information Modelling Management and Integrated Digital Delivery support your career?

Graduates from this course will be qualified and expected to take on a managerial role in Business Information Modelling construction projects either on a technical, operational or strategic level within an organisation.

Examples are Model managers, BIM coordinators, BIM managers and BIM directors from any stakeholder's side whether the consultant, contractor, client etc. Graduates will have highly specialised technical, analytical and collaborative operational and strategic decision-making skills that are much sought after qualities due to the novelty of the area of concern worldwide.

The course content is enriched by keeping industrial engagement and collaboration active, and the availability of sponsored projects. This will help reveal current opportunities and future trends in relevant employment sectors.

Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Modules

This module aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of BIM technical issues which is the core requirement for managing BIM processes. You will explore the integration of information models comprising of 3D models, graphical and non-graphical data along with their database systems and documentation. You will learn the best practices for coordinating technical teams from various disciplines to create models. You will also acquire skills for research issues related to newly emergent BIM practices and processes, and develop skills for reviewing, critically analysing, reporting and presenting these issues.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

UK students: Part-time per taught credit: £56; Part-time per dissertation credit: £28. PGCert: Part-time per taught credit: £56

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

EU/International students - MSc: Part-time per taught credit: £73; Part-time per dissertation credit: £37. PGCert - Part-time per taught credit: £73.

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 honours degree or above in an appropriate construction discipline (e.g. architecture, architectural technology, civil, mechanical, electrical engineering, surveying etc.) and 3 years relevant industrial experience. Alternatively applicant must be a corporate member of a relevant professional body including 3 years of relevant industrial experience. Relevant industrial experience may also be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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