University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Information and Process Systems Engineering

This course explores the principles of knowledge management; decision-making in technical systems and business information technologies.

Entry requirements

Candidates should be graduates with a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an engineering, science or related subject; practitioners with suitable qualifications and relevant experience in engineering, science or technology are also welcome to apply; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Information security management; intelligent information systems; knowledge-based systems and artificial intelligence; optimisation and decision-making; process modelling and simulation; technology, business and research seminars. Optional modules: Advanced process control; biomass processing technology; process and energy integration; process safety and operation integrity; process systems design; supply chain management; sustainable development applications; transitions to a low carbon economy.

Assessment methods

Assessment is usually based on combination of examinations and continuous assessment; as well as the completion of a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Overseas students from stipulated countries can apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme award (CSSS); applications must be made by April.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

Key information

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