Taught course

Industrial Project Management

University of Birmingham · Department of Chemical Engineering

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Entry requirements

2:1 Honours degree in a science or engineering subject, although relevant industrial experience may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The course is industry focused and looks to cover both theory and application of project management principles, practices and tools. Leadership, team building and influencing skills, integral to successful complex project delivery are also explored.

After several years of a successful in person course the decision has been taken to convert to an online blended learning mode. This is in keeping with the current needs of industry.

Chemical Engineering is dynamic and evolving. It provides many solutions to problems facing industries in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, oil, energy and food and drink sectors. It is vital to many issues affecting our quality of life; such as better and more economical processes to reduce the environmental burden, and more delicious and longer lasting food due to the right combination of chemistry, ingredients and processing.

Birmingham is a friendly, self-confident, School which has one of the largest concentrations of chemical engineering expertise in the UK. The School is consistently in the top five chemical engineering schools for research in the country. It also has a first-class reputation in learning and teaching, and regularly ranks highly in league tables.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Prof Neil Rowson
+44 (0)121 414 5298