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Industrial Project Management

36 months
3200 GBP/year
3200 GBP/year
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This Industrial Project Management course from University of Birmingham uniquely prepares you for this world. Founded upon the core disciplines of project management, it will not only give you a thorough grounding in common practice, you will also develop the insight and skills needed to challenge these practices and critically evaluate new ideas. 


The Industrial Project Management course from University of Birmingham has been developed in collaboration between the University and industry experts. In addition to the University faculty, the programme has contributions from over 20 experienced project practitioners from our industrial partners, and we regularly add new presenters and contemporary content from around the world.

Programme aims

The course is industry focused and covers 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.

The key objectives of the course are:

  • A systematic understanding of project management knowledge, and critical awareness of current challenges in an industrial context
  • A comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to advanced study of project management
  • Innovation in the application of project management knowledge, with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret information
  • Conceptual understanding of project management that enables students to critically evaluate current research and advance scholarship and evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Project Management
  • Planning and control
  • Project skills and delivery
  • Advanced planning and financial management
  • Advanced controls
  • Advanced Implementation and Safe Delivery for People and the Business
  • Major Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

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180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be working in a project environment.  To get the best out of this course you need to be able to relate your academic learning and research to the real-life of projects. 
  • A good academic standard of education.  A good first degree is ideal, though we will consider applicants without a degree where they can demonstrate work experience at a reasonable senior level.
  • Applicants without a first degree, or with little work experience will be considered, but will be required to attend a video interview as part of their application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    3200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.


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