In today’s tough economic climate the construction industry faces ever more challenges to become more efficient and integrated. At the forefront of the response to such challenges is the increasing use of Building Information Modelling (BIM). Building Information Modelling is a comprehensive, integrated and efficient approach to design and construction that builds on both architectural knowledge and technological progress. By the drafting, analysis and use of intelligent models, BIM drives the production of more accurate and effective building plans.
This MSc Building Information Modelling (BIM) programme has been developed for students or practitioners from architecture, engineering or construction professions seeking to develop skills in the theory and practice of BIM in design and construction.
The teaching is primarily research led supplemented by lectures, seminars and projects from leading professionals and researchers in the field.
In addition to core modules of research based skills development, you can select between modules in Sustainability, Digital Architecture and Project Management.
- Theory of BIM and Integrated Project Delivery (30 credits)
- Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication (15 credits)
- Managing Collaborative Workflows for BIM (15 credits)
- nD Modelling and Interoperability in BIM environment (30 credits)
- BIM-Enabled Sustainable Design (15 credits)
- Research Methodology (15 credits)
- Thesis (Dissertation, Design by Research or Design) (60 credits)
Why School of Architecture?
Highly rated research
Liverpool was the UK’s first Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) accredited University School of Architecture. Research lies at the core of our activities and we have highly rated international research in the fields of History and Theory and Environment and Process.
The activities of the research groups within these two fields provide the knowledge and expertise required by the professional discipline that the School serves, but also reach out into related areas in the visual arts, urban design, conservation and innovative technologies.