Masters | Postgraduate Course - Information and Process Systems Engineering MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Information and Process Systems Engineering MSc

Study Details

MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Why choose this course

Are you fascinated by how processes and information are managed in different organisations? Our course will teach you how this applies across different industries from nuclear to pharmaceutical and others. We’ll also educate you with everything you need to know about the latest technologies and trends, while training you in the subject’s fundamentals.

Studying our MSC in Information and Process Systems Engineering will will spark your imagination and motivate you with deep intellectual challenges. You’ll also be exposed to the principles of knowledge management, decision-making and design in process systems and business-information technologies. 

All modules are delivered by qualified experts in the topics and academic staff, assisted by specialist external lecturers. 

What you will study

If you’re a graduate of engineering, science or a related discipline, our course allows you to specialise in the exciting area of information and process engineering. 

While you gain a valuable working knowledge of what’s involved, we’ll expand your know-how of the technologies and systems used and how these work in practice. To inspire your individual path through our course, you’ll also have the option to choose from range of engaging modules. These allow you to customise your degree to your preferred area of study and cover areas like process engineering, information systems, business and management.

So you can maximise your learning experience, we also give you access to a wide range of software and laboratory facilities across Surrey. This includes access to the process engineering facility, a control and robots facility and signal processing laboratories. 

Module details

Year 1 (full-time)

  • RESEARCH DISSERTATION (PRISE) Compulsory Year-long
  • INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT Compulsory 1
  • OPTIMISATION AND DECISION MAKING Compulsory 1
  • PROCESS MODELLING AND SIMULATION Compulsory 1
  • TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS & RESEARCH SEMINARS Compulsory 1
  • BIOMASS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY Optional 2
  • DATABASE SYSTEMS Compulsory 2
  • KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Compulsory 2
  • PROCESS AND ENERGY INTEGRATION Optional 2
  • PROCESS SAFETY AND OPERATIONS INTEGRITY Optional 2
  • PROCESS SYSTEMS DESIGN Optional 2
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Optional 2

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

  • Semester 1 - No optional modules
  • Semester 2 - Choose 2 from the 5 listed optional module

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Chemistry, Engineering or Physics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.