What will I learn?

Course details

BIM is a new paradigm in construction. Today, the industry uses 3D models as the basis of a building inception, design, construction management and facilities management. A strong knowledge of BIM gives you an edge in the construction industry, allowing you to have a direct impact on the quality of our built environment.

About the course

The Graduate Diploma of Building Information Modelling (BIM) at UWA is designed by construction professionals for the next generation of professionals. The course extends your practice into powerful and valuable applications of digitally-based, data-rich building information models.

Develop your potential to create innovative solutions for our technological, economic, and built futures. As a BIM student, you will learn about the software behind major infrastructure including water, roads and bridges.

Career Pathways

Knowledge of Building Information Modelling opens up a range of careers within the construction industry.

Career Opportunities

Urban Designer



Environmental Engineer

Civil Engineer

Further Study

Further postgraduate study options include the Master of Building Information Modelling (Online) or Master of Building Information Modelling, Master of Urban Design and Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation.

DELIVERY - Online.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science



Study options

Full Time (1 semester)

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022


The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Crawley Campus,

35 Stirling Highway,


Western Australia,

6009, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

(1) To be considered for admission to this course, an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation;
(d) successfully completed prior study in a field relevant to Building Information Modelling; or
(2) significant work experience, including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Minimum grade of 180 with no band less than 170; GCE A-level - Minimum grade E in English Language, English Literature or English Language and Literature. IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules); International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) - English A1 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English A2 at HL or SL - Minimum score 4, English B at HL - Minimum score 5; PTE - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.

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


About The University of Western Australia (UWA)

UWA is the only Western Australian university ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide.

  • World-top 100 university - QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 5-stars for teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2020)
  • A proud member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight
  • 11 subject areas in world’s top 50 QS Rankings 2020

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