University of Derby
Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration MSc
University of Derby

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Aligned with the current and future needs of the construction industry, this innovative MSc will equip you with advanced knowledge and skills in Building Information Modelling (BIM) theory, practice and technologies. We’re a CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) Centre of Excellence.

  • Study a CIAT accredited course at a university which is one of only four CIAT Centres of Excellence in the UK

  • Choose a course specifically designed for architects, architectural technologists, design managers, project managers, civil/structural engineers, surveyors and other construction professionals with a keen interest in BIM

  • Learn how to deliver better value through integrated design and project collaboration

  • Draw on our extensive industrial links and the expertise of our research-active and highly experienced staff

  • Hone your skills using project collaboration simulation scenarios based on real-world practices

  • Look forward to great career prospects: 100% of graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing the course (HESA 2016)

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
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Tuition Fees Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration MSc

EU £14900 year 1
England UK £9075 year 1
Northern Ireland £9075 year 1
Scotland £9075 year 1
Wales £9075 year 1
International £14900 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Derby

The University of Derby is a publicly owned university located in the city of Derby, England. The university’s main campus is in Allestree, a suburbian zone in Derby itself, and is situated directly opposite the popular Markeaton Park where many students enjoy going for a walk in their free time.

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Where is this programme taught

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