Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Building Design Management and Building Information Modelling (BIM)

The course provides an understanding of the future of construction and how the industry will develop in a building information modelling (BIM) enabled future. Students study the complexity of working in interdisciplinary teams and managing collaborative design and production. The programme covers planning and executing design for construction, producing more efficient, sustainable and buildable projects together with leadership, decision making, strategic thinking and communication.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant subject. English language requirements are either an IELTS score of 6.5 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking of 5.5; or a Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking of 51; or a TOEFL internet based-test score of 89 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17 and speaking 20.

Course modules

Modules include: sustainable project management; project, programme and portfolio management; research skills and methods of enquiry; project risk and value management; building design management; building information modelling 1 (contemporary practice); building information modelling 2 (technical context); building information modelling and building design management application; dissertation (building design management and building information modelling).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East
Online/Distance learning

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0191 227 4453