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What will I learn?

This innovative MSc will equip you with advanced knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM) theory, practice and technologies. We’re a CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) Centre of Excellence.

Course description

  • Study a CIAT accredited course at a university which is one of only four CIAT Centres of Excellence in the UK
  • Choose a course specifically designed for architects, architectural technologists, design managers, project managers, civil/structural engineers, surveyors and other construction professionals with a keen interest in BIM
  • Learn how to deliver better value through integrated design and project collaboration
  • Draw on our extensive industrial links and the expertise of our research-active and highly experienced staff
  • Hone your skills using project collaboration simulation scenarios based on real-world practices
  • Look forward to great career prospects: 100% of graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing the course (HESA 2016).

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologies (CIAT), a dynamic, forward-thinking and inclusive global membership qualifying body for Architectural Technology.

Graduates from this course can look forward to a wide range of BIM-related career opportunities in consultancy and design management as well as architectural practices. They could also take on many different types of roles with central and local government, property developers, building contractors, housing associations, retail enterprises and manufacturing companies.

Which department am I in?

University of Derby

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (15,17,750) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Markeaton Street Campus

Markeaton Street,

Derby,

DE22 3AW, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold Bachelors Degree. Please refer the university website for standard and minimum entry requirements for each subject. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas).

For international students

You will require: a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in architectural, construction or other built environment, or a professional qualification of equal standing, or significant practical or professional experience that would support your application. If English is not your first language you will need to demonstrate proficiency in English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Derby

As an ambitious and modern university, Derby offers high-quality, real-world learning experience to students.

  • Number one UK Modern University for multicultural learning
  • Gold rated by Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • Top 10 for Postgraduate Student Experience*
  • Top 10 for international student learning experience*