University of Portsmouth

MSc Building Information Management

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).

Entry Requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a technical or analytical discipline (Architecture, Construction Management, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Civil, Surveying, Project Management).

  • Exceptionally, applicants from non-technical/analytical disciplines but with proven and substantiated experience in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) fields will be considered.

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 (or equivalent) with no component score below 5.5.

  • Applicants may be subject to interview

Career Prospects

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.

Course Details

We use the best and most current research and professional practice alongside feedback from our students to make sure course content is relevant to your future career or further studies.

Therefore, some course content may change over time to reflect changes in the discipline or industry and some optional modules may not run every year. If a module doesn't run, we'll let you know as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative module.

Full-time core modules

  • BIM Theory and Practice – 20 credits
  • Construction Law, Contracts and Dispute Resolution – 20 credits
  • General Management – 20 credits
  • Integrated BIM Projects and Corporate Management – 20 credits
  • Modelling and Interoperability in the BIM Environment – 20 credits
  • Strategic Management – 20 credits
  • Dissertation – 60 credit

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

Are you ready to start building your future?

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