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Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration MSc

Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration MSc

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3 years

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

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

Course type


Course Summary

Advance your knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM) so you can more efficiently plan, design, construct and manage buildings and infrastructure. We’re a CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) Centre of Excellence.

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.

BIM is a key part of the UK government's industrial strategy Construction 2025, which aims to increase productivity and collaboration through the use of digital technologies. It is a requirement that all public sector projects based in the United Kingdom will meet BIM Level 2.

The MSc Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration online degree has been developed specifically for architects, architectural technologists, design and project managers, construction managers, civil engineers and other construction professionals. 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).

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods, such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.


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.


Advanced Parametric Design and Specification - Core
Research Methods, Application and Evaluation - Core
BIM and Integrated Project Collaboration - Core
nD BIM - Costing, Project Planning and Design Management - Core
Sustainable Design Analysis and Simulation - Core
Independent Scholarship (Technology) - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry 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.