Taught course

Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering

Institution
University of Surrey · Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 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.

IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

There’s a worldwide shortage of qualified engineers in the petroleum-refining systems-engineering industry. Our Petroleum Refining Systems MSc is filling that gap by providing you with the teaching you need to become a qualified and successful engineer.

Our course is taught by experts in the industry, and combines technologies, operations and economics with modelling, simulation, optimisation, and process design and integration, giving you a broad understanding of the industry.

What you will study

Our Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering MSc will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills you’ll need to pursue engineering careers in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors.

You’ll gain a thorough understanding of oil refining and associated downstream processing technologies, operations and economics; process safety and operations integrity; and methods for the optimal design of process systems. Throughout your studies, you’ll learn about the general economics of the energy sector, oil exploration and production, as well as renewable energy systems.

You’ll also learn more about petroleum refining through our unique work assignments at a virtual oil-refining and chemical company.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1483 682 222