MSc BIM and Sustainability

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the rapidly evolving area of BIM.

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Study flexibly online

RICS accreditation

Dedicated support

As an MSc Building Information Modelling and Sustainability graduate, you will be equipped to become a BIM Manager. Our strong industrial and commercial links help us tailor our courses to meet employer’s needs, and ensure you graduate with the right skills to develop an exciting, dynamic career in construction. If you already work in the construction sector, this course will help you develop new skills and adapt your professional abilities to meet government requirements for BIM in publicly-procured projects. The course also emphasises the importance of sustainability in line with the current environmental agenda.

You can study any of the modules individually or enrol onto one of the following courses:

Post Grad Certificate (3 modules)

3D Building Information Modelling

On this module you will critically evaluate the importance of BIM and collaboration, and understand the legal implications of data sharing. Furthermore, this module will give you an opportunity to use several 3D BIM packages to generate 3D, 4D and 5D models.

Beyond the Three Dimensions

This module will enable you to critically evaluate the legal implications of data sharing and develop a comprehensive understanding of the interoperability between different software packages to produce 4D, 5D, 6D, 7D and 8D designs.

Environmental Management

This module will broaden your awareness of current and established environmental and waste management issues and practice, and enable you to critically evaluate strategies for business improvements.

Post Grad Diploma (6 modules)

Sustainable by Design and BIM Applications

On this module you will use your knowledge to develop a BIM model based on an existing project from our industry partners. This will incorporate the relevant information to generate all documents including plans and schedules from 3D to 8D. The module will also give you a critical awareness of BREEAM, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Code for Sustainable Homes, CEEQUAL and Passivhaus.

Project Management

You will obtain a critical appreciation of the latest methodologies and techniques for project management, and evaluate the processes associated with controlling, executing and commissioning a specific project.

Research Methods

This module will enable you to become competent in recognising the strengths and weaknesses of various quantitative and qualitative methods appropriate to relevant research projects; and in collecting, presenting, analysing, and interpreting information.

Masters Certificate

To achieve an MSc qualification you will need to complete a research / industry-project dissertation in addition to the six modules above.