Online degree

MSc Construction Management with BIM

Enter the world of construction management and explore a range of topics to equip you with the skills to work in construction management with this online degree course.

Develop the skills required to tackle the issues faced by the industry today

Increasing populations create the need to build more buildings, bringing the demand for appropriately trained and qualified construction professionals to an all-time high.

Whether you’re an engineer, architect, or contractor, this degree is designed to equip you with the skills needed to enter the modern world of construction management and help apply the BIM technology to avoid delay and waste.

You will work on an integrated project which utilises real life construction scenarios preparing you for the challenges of the professional world.

Masters

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Builders, this degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to enter the world of construction management with confidence in the areas of technology, legislation, costing and building performance.
Duration
Full-time – 1 year; Part-time – 2 years
Overview
9 programs
Start dates
17 May 2021 (apply by 21 May 2021)
13 Sep 2021 (apply by 17 Sep 2021)
Language
English

What do I need to apply?

At least a 2.2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a Built Environment or Civil Engineering related degree.

Degrees outside of the specified discipline (non cognate) or applications from those not possessing the equivalent of an honours degree will be considered on individual merit and decisions will be based on careful evaluation of the capacity of the applicant to complete the programme successfully.

Participants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or IELTS 6.0.

How can I study this course?

This course can be studied 100% online with both full-time and part-time options.

The full-time route takes one year to complete, or part-time two years.

How much will it cost?

This course has a UK and International fee. The Admissions Team will carry out a fee assessment where appropriate, to determine which fee is applicable.

13 September 2021

UK students – £10,400
International students – £16,600

Postgraduate UK/EU students

The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus will apply. If the duration of the course is longer than one academic year, we may increase the fee for each subsequent year of study but any such increases will be no more than inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit; this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

Postgraduate international students

The tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.

Please see our Tuition Terms and Conditions.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Knowledge and application of the main principles of building technology, design and performance. This will include regulatory, procurement, legal, financial, social, technological aspects including Building Information Modelling during the inception, planning, design, construction, use and redundancy phases of the building process.

  • Accept professional and ethical responsibility. Critical evaluation of knowledge and application of ethics and professionalism within the construction management role. Governance and corporate social responsibility in respect to procurement, finance and contractual processes and working practices.

  • Appraise, evaluate and advise on current issues in construction including regulatory, legal, policy, sustainability, innovation and internationalisation.

  • Analyse, solve and advise on construction management problems of an advanced technical, Quality assurance and managerial nature, with sound judgement.

  • The ability to identify risks and integrate and ensure a safe working environment and risk management in terms of legislation, health and Safety, management and personal responsibility.

  • Critical analysis of the multi-disciplinary nature of the construction process including collaboration and Building Information Modelling. The roles and responsibilities of the construction professionals and stakeholders, and a respect for the fellow team members in terms of both diversity and cultural values.

  • Select and use a range of appropriate IT platforms for the efficient and appropriate completion of construction related tasks. Analyse, interpret and present information using appropriate information technology processes.

  • Carry out independent in-depth research investigations of a specialised topic, applying appropriate ethical research methodologies. Produce professional reports in accordance with published conventions and/or client expectations.


What you’ll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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Supported by

This degree has been developed with the support of the Chartered Institute of Building, the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.