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BIM-Enabled Sustainable Buildings MSc

University of Northampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

The drive towards Sustainable Buildings’ Design and High Performance buildings is significantly growing. This is down to a number of key factors which are having a huge impact on the building and construction sectors - such as concerns over climate change and energy independence.

A BIM-Enabled Sustainable Buildings MSc from University of Northampton gives graduates interested in environmentally responsible buildings the knowledge and skills they need to be able to compete in the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction) highly competitive industry. On top of this, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Digital Built Environment.

This course is uniquely focusing on passive design, efficient building services systems design, advanced building simulation techniques and occupants’ health and comfort, combined with the theories and practice of BIM in design and construction allowing you the opportunity to obtain a highly regarded industry BIM degree.

Course Details

BIM-Enabled Sustainable Buildings MSc will provide the basis for a range of career opportunities. This course offers multi-disciplinary modules which provides the opportunity for those with different backgrounds and interest in becoming BIM specialists - ranging from specialists in sustainable buildings’ design, high performance buildings’ design, and advanced building simulation techniques to gain a postgraduate qualification.

How will I be taught?

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, computer sessions, and seminars.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via coursework (individual and group), presentations, and a written dissertation.

What jobs can I go into from studying this course?

With this MSc qualification, you will be able to stand in a good position to attract jobs as a specialist in BIM and/or Environmental Design Engineering, and/or in Building Performance and Energy - in the following sectors:

  • Architecture
  • Architectural technology
  • Construction and Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing services (MEP)
  • Engineering
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC)
  • Engineering Technicians, Contractors, Subcontractors,
  • Fabricators and Manufacturers
  • You will be also qualified to be a BIM manager, or Facilities and Operations manager (FM & OM)

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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

University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    105th out of 110 4

    63rd out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    106 44%

    93rd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    94th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    67th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    90 43%

    68th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    62nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    50th

    5

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