Taught course

Geoinformatics for Building Information Modelling

UCL - University College London · Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. The English language level for this programme is: Standard. Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc focuses on the geoinformation aspects of building information modelling (BIM). The programme also embeds BIM into the wider organisational and legislative framework and introduces students to real-world applications of BIM, along with leading-edge 3D GIS and BIM-related research.

UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering is an energetic and exciting environment. Students have the advantages of studying in a multidisciplinary department with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research, situated at the heart of London.

Through its research collaborations the department is in close contact with key industry leaders such as Arup, SKANSKA and Autodesk. Through these contacts it has been possible to verify the industry's need for the exact skills this training will provide.

The department is seeking accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for this new programme.

1 year; 2 years;

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, practical exercises, and involvement in projects. Assessment is through written examination, coursework and project work.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214