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Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management MSc

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Technology (General) Management (General) Chemical Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management addresses recent developments in the global chemical industry by focusing on advancements of information technology and business management skills, including entrepreneurship.

Our Advanced Chemical Engineering with Information Technology and Management MSc programme builds on the Department of Chemical Engineering’s established strengths in computer modelling, process systems engineering, reaction engineering, numerical modelling, computational fluid dynamics, finite element modelling, process control and development of software for process technologies.

Teaching is augmented by staff from other departments and has an emphasis on design activities. We aim to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the IT skills required for advanced chemical processes and increase your knowledge of the concepts of entrepreneurship, planning a new business, marketing, risk, and financial management and exit strategy.

£4 million has been invested in the redevelopment of the department’s labs including a pilot scale and computer labs, and an ‘igloo’ – a 3D virtual training facility in collaboration with BP, offering an excellent training and learning facility.

A £17 million investment, the new STEMLab, a state-of-the-art learning facility provides a Design studio, and computer aided engineering studio (class teaching of engineering software), an instruments room, and a range of synthesis, characterisation, processing and bio engineering labs.

What makes this programme different?

- Develop a high level of industry specific skills
- Learn how to run your own business
- Accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers
- £17 million new state-of-the-art learning facility
- £4 million invested in laboratory redevelopment

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The aim of this module is to introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of strategic management and the tools for formulating and implementing strategies within the construction sector. This module will provide an introduction to Strategic Management within a construction context. This will involve the development of organisational plans, an Introduction to Strategic Management Concepts, Strategy Formation and Implementation, External and Internal Environment Analysis, Financial Strategies, Decision and Analytical Tools, Corporate Strategic Events, Strategic Risk Management, Leadership and Decision-making (The role of team charters and framework agreements), Corporate Social Responsibility, Case Analysis of Corporate Strategy.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in engineering or physical sciences.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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