Study Patterns: MSc Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration (BIM) (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our MSc Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration (online) programme.

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. 

MSc BIM and Project Collaboration - standard (3 years) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1

Research Methods, Application and Evaluation (Taught PG)
(7TE510)
10 credits

Environmental Risk and Responsibility
(7TE513)
10 credits

nD BIM – Costing, Project Planning and Design Management
(7AZ506)
20 credits

Sustainable Design Analysis and Simulation
(7AZ503)
20 credits
Year 2 Advanced Parametric Design, Customisation and Visualisation
(7AZ507)
20 credits

Option A Module*
20 credits

BIM and Integrated Project Collaboration
(7AZ505)
20 credits
Year 3 Independent Scholarship (Technology)
(7ME525)
60 credits
Independent Scholarship (Technology)
(7ME525)
60 credits continued
Independent Scholarship (Technology)
(7ME525)
60 credits continued

 *Option A module: Project Planning Value Engineering and Risk Management (7BU504); Continuing Professional Development and Strategic Management (7ME524); Negotiated Module (7ME506)