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University of Portsmouth: Building Information Management

Institution University of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Technology
Web www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email admissions@port.ac.uk
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught

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 September (full time, part time or part time by distance learning) or January (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.

"[This course] has given me the opportunity to be a BIM Manager. I plan to work for at least a year in the UK after I finish my postgraduate study … after that I plan to have my own practice in the Dominican Republic, providing services I will learn through this course."

Giancarlo Beato, MSc Building Information Management

MSc

University of Portsmouth


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