Construction Management with Digital Engineering
Duration & study mode
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Engineering & Computing
Course starting dates
Paisley: January, September
Our Construction Management with Digital Engineering course will equip you with skills needed to move towards a digitally integrated built environment. It does so by embracing the fields of Digital Engineering and Building Information Modelling (BIM).
In view of Scottish Government’s mandate for BIM Level 2 on all publicly funded building and infrastructure projects by April 2017, our course particularly focuses on developing BIM/digital capabilities and competencies in a structured and coherent way.
It is ideally suited if you are a recent graduate looking to acquire specialist knowledge within the field of contemporary construction management and digital technologies, and if you are seeking long- term professional advancement.
The Masters Programme in Construction Management with Digital Engineering has been developed to provide the necessary foundation for professionals in this field to embrace digital technologies like, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Big Data Analytics and its applications for both delivery and asset management, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The course content is carefully developed to include various traditional subject areas like, Project Management, Contract Law, Cost Management, Strategic Management and Built Asset Management, to attract a wide range of built environment professionals and graduates.
We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience
If you are applying with an EU or non-EU qualification, please check our Postgraduate Entry Requirements page which gives more information about country-specific entry requirements.
A Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant Science, Engineering, Built Environment, Social Science and Management discipline or a recognized equivalent qualification.
Applicants may also be considered with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications and experience deemed to be equivalent.
For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.
General English language requirements at UWS: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:
For our research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD, DBA, DProf), applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
For Health, Nursing & Midwifery courses that lead to professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
For our Certificate of Higher Education courses, applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
Applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements have the option to study one of our preparatory and pre-sessional English courses. The UWS courses available are:
Our Construction Management with Digital Engineering course will provide the necessary foundation for you to embrace digital technologies like, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Big Data Analytics and its applications for both delivery and asset management, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) to name a few.
In addition, our course content is carefully developed to include various traditional subject areas like:
Modules you will study include:
You will be taught through a combination of:
Our Construction Management with Digital Engineering course uses a variety of assessment methods. The below list provides a guide to the types of assessment methods you can expect:
Find out more about the structure, learning outcomes, compulsory and optional modules in this course.
Your career prospects will be widened. The vocational nature of our course content and the emphasis placed on developing contextual competencies will enhance your employment prospects and you could pursue careers in a wide range of organisations such as:
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£12,300 per year of study
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Fortunately, there is a great deal of financial support available to help students meet the cost of their study. This ranges from:
The sections below provide details of additional costs that your course may involve along with any financial support that may be available.
You can also find additional information in our Postgraduate Money, Fees & Funding section.
Students on certain degrees will incur some additional costs not covered by their tuition fees. These could be for things like specialist equipment, study materials, work placements, graduation, membership of relevant organisations or costs related to carrying out fieldwork.
For students on course with an element of fieldwork, there may also be extra costs for travel and accommodation.
Please contact the course leader for details of the additional costs associated with this course.
Tuition fees are calculated based on where you are from and what you are studying. Some courses also involve additional costs, such as mandatory field trips, equipment or studying abroad.
Scottish students studying at postgraduate level at UWS are entitled to various funds and support towards tuition fees and living costs.
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EU students studying at postgraduate level of UWS may be eligible for SAAS funding, as well as support to meet the costs of childcare and various sources of additional funding.
There are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at postgraduate level at UWS, as well as support to meet the costs of childcare and various sources of additional funding.
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You can find out more here in our Postgraduate Application Guide.
An ATAS certificate is not required for overseas students applying for this course.
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