University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Process Systems Engineering

This programme trains graduates of engineering, science or related disciplines in general and specialist process systems engineering subjects. Such areas are not generally covered in engineering and science curricula, and BSc graduates tend to be ill prepared for the systems challenges they will face in industry or academia on graduation.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum 2:2 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or a related discipline. Relevant industrial experience may also be considered. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Example module listing: optimisation and decision-making; process modelling and simulation; advanced process control; renewable energy technologies; refinery and petrochemical process; technology, business and research seminars; process and energy integration; process systems design; supply chain management; knowledge-based systems and artificial intelligence; biomass processing technology; introduction to petroleum production; process safety and operation integrity; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations and continuous assessment; the latter will be based on solutions to tutorial questions, reports covering practical sessions and fieldwork, and essays on a number of suitable topics. There will also be a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 10,300 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Services
Telephone number: 
01483682222