Taught course

Digital Construction Analytics and BIM

Ulster University · Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

At least 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or other Built Environment related subject. Previous computer programming skills are not essential requirement. Applicants from other relevant backgrounds (e.g. Data Science and Computer Game) can be considered. Applicants must also provide evidence of English Qualification to the level that meets the University requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

The area of Digital Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) is expanding in the construction industry, and new roles have been created recently (e.g. BIM manager, Information manager) which need special skills that this course will help learners to develop. The key special feature of this course refers to its structure as an integrated Digital Construction and Data Science course, enabling you to obtain advanced knowledge and analysis skills. Additionally, you will learn to apply and manage the technologies and the new business practices in the field of built environment for effective and data-driven decision making, especially from a sustainability perspective.

Students will develop skills in several areas including:

  • Building Information Modelling

  • Digital Construction

  • Data Science Foundations

  • Business Intelligence

  • Machine Learning and Data Modelling

  • Research analysis and data interpretation techniques

The course offers a unique opportunity for all Built Environment-related graduates to study at Masters level and to develop skills relevant to their employment locally and/or internationally.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Professor Ibrahim Motawa