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Building Information Management MSc

University of Portsmouth

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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 Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry (AEC) is changing. If you’re interested in a career in Building Information Modelling/Management (BIM), which is becoming the industry standard for the design, building and management of modern structures, this course is for you.

On this MSc Building Information Management (BIM) degree course, you’ll cover the fundamentals of project and financial management and learn to integrate exciting new technology.

With this MSc in Building Information and Management, you can pursue careers in the architecture, engineering and construction industries, as well as higher education, the arts, conservation, and management.

You can start this course in October (full time, part time or part time by distance learning) or February (part time by distance learning only).

Accredited by:

This course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (ICE, ICIHT, IHE and IStructE on behalf of the Engineering Council) meeting the requirements for further learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Cover the fundamentals of project and financial management software such as Revit, CostX, Synchro, as well as design software such as AutoCAD
  • Learn how to integrate the new technology and methodologies of building information modelling with the established principles of planning and project management
  • Explore the practical and theoretical applications - and challenges - of building information modelling and management and become an advocate and enabler of its adoption by industry
  • Choose to study full-time over one year, part-time over two years on campus or part-time over two years by distance learning

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your building information modelling and management skills to work in the industry.

What can you do with a Building Information Management degree?

Graduates typically go on to pursue careers in:

  • architecture
  • engineering construction
  • higher education
  • the arts
  • conservation
  • project management

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per 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 Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 36 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    116 70%

    18th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    12th

    11

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