Swansea University

Swansea University

Fuel Technology

Providing a sustainable, affordable and secure energy future through the discovery and implementation of new technology is a key challenge for the 21st Century. With more people requiring energy, effective solutions need to come from a wide range of sources. For the near term, various fuels will be the key to energy globally; presently oil and gas with an increasing reliance on hydrogen and biofuels. This course has a wide range of subject choices including: Catalyst design; process characterisation; refining; process optimisation; pilot scale studies.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in chemical or biochemical engineering, or a related discipline, such as chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or other engineering discipline.

Assessment methods

A thesis of no more than 30,000 words is submitted, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then assessed by viva voce examination by both an internal and external examiner.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 15,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 7,975 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales
Bay Campus, Swansea Swansea SA1 8EN Wales

Key information

College of Engineering
Telephone number: 
01792 295514