Taught course

Digital Construction

University of Brighton · School of Environment and Technology

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Entry requirements

Honours degree; or other degree plus at least two years postgraduate experience in a position of responsibility; or full membership of a relevant chartered professional body.

Months of entry


Course content

The need for smart buildings, with improved reliability and performance and low environmental impact, has driven the industry to be more responsive to new and advanced technologies. This Digital Construction MSc develops an understanding of digital technologies, to become part of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry’s digital transformation.

Learning with a course team of research-active experts students evaluate and provide appropriate digital solutions throughout all stages of the building life-cycle to ensure efficiency and sustainability from design to demolition.

Students understand, manage and apply new and advanced technologies to industry’s current practice, including Building Information Modelling, robotics and automation, AR/VR, point-cloud scanning, AI and the Internet of Things.

Working closely with their supervisor students will undertake a substantial research or design project that reflects their interests and career aspirations. Option modules in areas including environmental sciences, built environment, energy and sustainability, complement study.

The university's well-established links with industry provide networking opportunities and shared insight of current industry trends from guest lecturers.

Visit the Digital Construction MSc page on the University of Brighton website for more information about this course.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.

Fees and funding

Please see the University of Brighton website for further information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

01273 644644