University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Building Information Modelling and Sustainability

The course is designed for graduates who wish to develop the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the rapidly evolving area of building information modelling (BIM), used throughout the construction project and the property lifecycle; it is also ideal for those currently employed in the industry who wish to develop new skills and adapt their professional abilities in line with the government�s proposal.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at grade 2.2 or above in a relevant discipline such as architecture, building surveying, civil engineering, commercial management, construction management, project management (construction), or quantity surveying; equivalent accredited international qualifications are acceptable; international applicants must have English to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Applied research methods; environmental management; project management and techniques; 3 dimensional building information modelling; beyond the 3 dimensions; sustainable by design and BIM applications (project); dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary and include written projects and coursework, project work and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,120 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
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08455 767778