Digital Construction at University of Brighton - UCAS

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Course summary

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. Our Digital Construction MSc develops your understanding of digital technologies, so you can be part of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry’s digital transformation. Learning with our course team of research-active experts you’ll evaluate and provide appropriate digital solutions throughout all stages of the building life cycle to ensure efficiency and sustainability from design to demolition. You'll 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 your supervisor you will undertake a substantial research or design project that reflects your interests and career aspirations. Option modules in areas including environmental sciences, built environment, energy and sustainability, complement your study. Our well-established links with industry provide networking opportunities and shared insight of current industry trends from guest lecturers.


Syllabus You’ll study five core modules and choose two option modules, allowing you to specialise in the subjects that interest you most. Core modules Digital Design and Fabrication Digital Construction and Assembly Masters Dissertation/ Final Design Project Sustainable Construction Project Risk and Financial Analysis Construction Law and Procurement Options* One from: Energy Assessment of Buildings Introduction to GIS Environmental Impact Assessment Systems for Environmental Management *Option modules are indicative and may change, depending on timetabling and staff availability.

How to apply

International applicants

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

Entry requirements

Degree and experience 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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8856 Whole course
Northern Ireland £8856 Whole course
Scotland £8856 Whole course
Wales £8856 Whole course
EU £15462 Whole course
International £15462 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Digital Construction at University of Brighton - UCAS