About the course: -Develop expertise and skills in the use of information systems, tools and processes in architecture, engineering, construction and operations -Focus on the implementation and use of digital technologies in the construction sector -Get involved in advanced research projects and investigate how we can use exciting new technology to construct and use the built environment -Develop a broad understanding of information systems and interactive technologies for design and delivery in the digital economy -Work collaboratively on case studies of real-world sociotechnical change in the construction sector
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
Sample modules: -Collaboration, practice and innovation -Information systems in construction -Building Information Modelling -Advanced visualisation and interactive technologies -Analysing construction processes
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?
Depending on the course, graduates may follow careers in a wide range of disciplines in the built environment and energy sectors – for example, cost management, quantity surveying, architectural and engineering design, project management, construction management, general business management, environmental engineering, facilities management, building energy operation, green building assessment, BIM and CAD management, design management, energy management and energy policy. Employers range from public sector clients, private sector clients, engineering design consultancies, architectural firms, contractors in the building, civil engineering or oil and gas sectors, the energy industry, government and international agencies, the humanitarian sector and in research organisations.
You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years’ relevant work experience then you may also be eligible to apply. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
Recipient: University of Reading
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