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MSc Construction Management with BIM

Explore a range of topics designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to enter the modern world of construction management. Develop confidence in your abilities in project management, and the use of BIM technology.

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

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to enter the world of construction management with confidence in your ability in the areas of technology, legislation, costing and the performance of buildings.
Duration
Part time 2-5 years
Price
£15,050 GBP (total tuition fee)
£1,254.17 GBP (price per program)
Overview
9 programs
Start dates
21 Jan 2019 (apply by 21 Jan 2019)
13 May 2019 (apply by 13 May 2019)
16 Sep 2019 (apply by 16 Sep 2019)

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.

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.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
Building Information Modelling Foundation21 Jan 2019
Contemporary Issues and Research in Project Management20 May 2019
Organisational Theory and Behaviour
Building Information Modelling and Sustainability Practice
Contract Management Practice and Law
Project & System Management
Integrated Project – Construction
Research Project
Financial and Asset Management21 Jan 2019

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