Building Information Modelling and Digital AEC

The aim of this programme is to upskill an Architecture, Engineering or Construction graduate to be a skilled postgraduate with an understanding of the digitisation of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Building Information Modelling (BIM) as well as the potential of digitisation in the delivery of Sustainable Energy Systems and Policies or Facility and Asset Management. The programme will focus on professionals originating from the AEC sector to enhance skills in BIM and Information Technology (IT) to address a current skills gap in the industry.

Subjects taught


All modules are worth 10 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

Digital Construction-BIM & Lean

Sustainability and BIM for AEC

IT in AEC Industry 4.0

BIM for Facilities Management

Digital AEC Research Project (20

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants should hold a minimum of a Level 8 in civil engineering, construction, architecture, architectural technology, building services engineering, or other cognate disciplines and relevant experience in the discipline of BIM either in the level 8 undergraduate programme or in practice.

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied BIM & Digital AEC are also eligible for entry to the programme (holders of the Postgraduate Diploma will be required to relinquish the Diploma prior to receiving the Master of Science award).

Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning ( process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved the above academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience.

Mature and non-standard Entrants
The University and Department facilitate non-standard entrants and the transfer of non-standard students on an individual, case by case, basis. A rigorous assessment of prior learning is carried out to establish competence and adherence to the requirements of the programme.

Application dates

EU Applicants: Apply online at


Part-time: online delivery: 3 semesters

Part-time – online
2 evenings and one afternoon per week.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Afternoon,Evening,Daytime

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