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

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Process Systems Engineering MSc

Study Details

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

Why choose this course

How can chemical, biological and physical processes be designed, optimised and controlled?

Our MSc in Process Systems Engineering is designed to keep pace with real-world process systems engineering issues and will prepare you to meet the challenges of the many industries that rely on the expertise of process systems engineers.

You’ll benefit from strong industry links and excellent employment prospects in the chemical and process engineering sectors.

What you will study

If you are a graduate of an engineering, science or related disciplines, our course will train you in general and specialist process systems engineering subjects.

It will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare for the systems challenges you will face in industry or academia upon graduation.

It will widen your understanding of the fundamental concepts of process systems engineering. It will provide you with a thorough grounding in current technologies and trends that will prepare you will for a rewarding career or to pursue further research.

Module details

 Year 1 (full-time)

  • RESEARCH DISSERTATION (PRISE) Compulsory Year-long
  • ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL Compulsory
  • BIOLOGICAL AND TISSUE ENGINEERING Optional
  • OPTIMISATION AND DECISION MAKING Compulsory
  • PROCESS MODELLING AND SIMULATION Compulsory
  • REFINERY AND PETROCHEMICAL PROCESSING Optional
  • TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS & RESEARCH SEMINARS Optional
  • TRANSITIONS TO A LOW CARBON ECONOMY Optional
  • BIOMASS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY Optional
  • INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM PRODUCTION Optional
  • KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Optional
  • PROCESS AND ENERGY INTEGRATION Compulsory
  • PROCESS SAFETY AND OPERATIONS INTEGRITY Optional
  • PROCESS SYSTEMS DESIGN Compulsory
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Compulsory

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7
 
Semester 1 (Autumn): choose 1 from the 4 listed options.
Semester 2 (Spring): choose 1 from the 4 listed options.

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.