University of Surrey

Process and Environmental Systems Engineering

This programme explores technology across a wide scope of engineering disciplines and will train you in general and specialist process systems engineering - crucial aspects for finance, industrial management and computer-integrated manufacturing. There is a wide selection of modules on offer within the programme. All taught modules are delivered by qualified experts in the topics and academic members of University staff, assisted by specialist external lecturers. Our programme combines high-quality education with substantial intellectual challenges, making you aware of current technologies and trends while providing a rigorous training in the fundamentals of the subject.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or a related discipline. Relevant industrial experience may also be considered.

English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).

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Course modules

Example module listing: life cycle thinking; optimisation and decision-making; renewable energy technologies; process modelling and simulation; solar energy technology; advanced process control; technology, business and research seminars; environmental law; sustainable development applications; process and energy integration; process systems design; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are generally assessed by a combination of examinations and continuous assessment. The latter will be based on solutions to tutorial questions, reports covering practical sessions and fieldwork, and essays on a number of suitable topics. Assessment also includes a dissertation.


Please note these fees are for the academic year only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time February 2018 2,200 (Credit) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time February 2018 1,100 (Credit) Home/EU 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 10,300 (Year 1) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 20,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time February 2018 19,000 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time February 2018 9,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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