Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Building Information Modelling (Online)

Take your career to the next level with a Graduate Diploma in Building Information Modelling (Online).

Contact us

Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia (M355)

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Knowledge of Building Information Modelling opens up a range of careers within the construction industry.
Knowledge of Building Information Modelling opens up a range of careers within the construction industry.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2021
$12,200.00

Scholarships

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.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

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.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
and
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation;
and
(d) successfully completed prior study in a field relevant to Building Information Modelling; or
(2) significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

BIM is a new paradigm in construction. Today, the industry uses 3D models as the basis of a building inception, design, construction management and facilities management. A strong knowledge of BIM gives you an edge in the construction industry, allowing you to have a direct impact on the quality of our built environment.

About the course

A Graduate Diploma in Building Information Modelling is beneficial to anyone working in engineering, construction, quantity surveying, architecture, project management or associated industries.
Graduate Diploma in Building Information Modelling

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer School
Weekly contact time
  • 3-4 contact hours a week, plus additional personal study.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 25360
CRICOS code
  • 253601
Graduate Diploma in Building Information Modelling
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer School
Weekly contact time
  • 3-4 contact hours a week, plus additional personal study.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 25360
CRICOS code
  • 253601
Full time/part time duration
  • One semester (12 weeks) full-time
TISC Codes
Max time to complete
  • 2 years

Course Structure

We offer postgraduate degrees designed to help you develop an understanding of your chosen subject area.

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Core
Take all units (18 points):
Option
Take 6 points from this group as approved by the Course Coordinator.

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.

Course accreditation

Our BIM course was developed with industry partners and is recognised by associated institutes of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries.

Our graduate Kevin Lieu

Headshot of 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.


Excellent resources

You’ll have access to web-based resources including:

  • 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.

Our other BIM courses

Take your BIM studies further with a Master of Building Information Modelling (also available online).

The Graduate Diploma can also be taken partially on-campus.

STUDY YOUR WAY

Flexibility

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.

STUDY YOUR WAY