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Advanced Construction Technologies & BIM

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This is a multidisciplinary course that aims to develop the knowledge, practical, and personal skills of graduates to work in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry and to develop further research skills related to AEC fields.

The course enables practitioners to gain access to a theoretical base and to appraise current and future strategies in Advanced Construction Technologies and Building Information Modelling. Students will take taught modules and a group project in the first two semesters. MSc students then complete a dissertation project in a third semester.

Assessment

The Formative assessment will take place throughout the course. Some modules will also be assessed with weekly tasks, others with one/two tasks per semester. The summative assessment is usually held during the exam period as will be indicated on the University timetable. The Group Project involves one-to-one tuition and appraisals in review seminars and also through student peer group reviews.

Careers

The intensive market activities in Digital Construction and in Building Information Modelling show how this area is gaining momentum for job opportunities. Professionals with the relevant technology and personal skills are in high demand. This course will help professionals and new graduates to develop specialist expertise in modern design and construction management. It also targets those who seek advanced roles in BIM. It will allow them to understand the concept of digital integrated project delivery in addition to having hands-on experience on virtual design and construction.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 59 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    198 100%

    1st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    25th

    8

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