Taught course

Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering

University of Surrey · Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 honours degree (or overseas 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.

Months of entry


Course content

Today, engineers and scientists are expected to have strong skills in information systems engineering and decision-support systems. On this programme you will develop the ability to help technology-intensive organisations make important decisions by adopting, combining, implementing and executing the right technologies.

Our Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering MSc will equip you with the essential knowledge required to work as an engineer in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. Upon completion of the course you will have gained a comprehensive 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.

Information for international students

IELTS minimum overall: 6.5, IELTS minimum by component: 6.0

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

01483 682 222