To develop students with:
practical and professional skills in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of Building Information Modelling in the context of Project Management
holistic expertise in the integration of technical aspects and underlying knowledge of Building Information Modelling through design, engineering and construction with financial, legal, commercial leadership and managerial skills of business administration in the management of simple to complex projects from project conception through to construction, operation and maintenance
critical and analytical problem solving abilities across a broad range of Building Information Modelling orientated transferable skills that relate to information technology, computing support systems, teamwork, group work, and personal presentations
The degree is in the process of gaining, but has not obtained, accreditation from the following:
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Joint Board of Moderators
The programme is also unique in that it is the only Building Information Modelling MSc that focuses on Project Management within the UK and Ireland. Furthermore, the programme is delivered by a mixture of research orientated academics and industry professionals, all of whom work within the remit of project management and/or building information modelling.
The programme is delivered over a two-day week on Mondays and Tuesdays for full time delivery and on 1 day per-week for part time students (Monday for first year, Tuesday for second year). Nine modules totalling 180 CATS points are included for delivery, with no optional modules available.
Lectures are delivered by industry orientated lecturers and external experts within the field of Project Management and Building Information Modelling. Assessment is split approximately 75/25, in favour of coursework, with examinations in January and May.