The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009
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Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students
The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.
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Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation;
(d) successfully completed prior study in a field relevant to Building Information Modelling.
(2)(a) a UWA graduate diploma which articulates with this course;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
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This course is subsidised for Australian residents through Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Visit our fee calculator for CSP rates and an estimate on your course fees.
About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer School
- 6-8 contact hours a week, plus additional personal study.
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Why UWA for BIM?
UWA's teaching staff are industry leaders working on some of the biggest infrastructure projects both locally and internationally. Our face-to-face and online teaching resources allow you to navigate through the course in a manner that suits your work, personal and family commitments.
Our graduate Kevin Lieu
“As a Project Controls Engineer, the UWA Master of Building Information Modelling course provided me with the skills and knowledge to grow my professional development in order to drive the construction and engineering industry forward. The course exposed me to all aspects of industry design. Mentoring by engineering professionals, coupled with hands-on practical experience, made the experience incredibly rewarding.”
We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.
You’ll have access to well-equipped facilities and web-based resources including:
- Studio spaces
- Cloud-based workstations for easy online access to all software requirements
- Virtual reality lab for a genuine immersive BIM experience
- Drone classes to create existing conditions models and surveying techniques
- Interactive online teaching and tutorial videos and resources
- Online helpdesk for prompt assistance
Digital fabrication equipment such as plastic extrusion 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC milling machines
Multiple computer labs with 24-hour access
Multimedia production facilities.
Our other BIM courses
We offer a suite of Building Information Modelling courses to suit your needs.
Prefer maximum flexibility? You may be interested in the Master of Building Information Modelling (Online).
Looking for a shorter course? Consider the Graduate Diploma in Building Information Modelling (Online).