MSc — 2024 entry Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering

Our Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering MSc provides an exploration of the complex processes involved in refining crude oil into valuable petroleum products. Petroleum refining is a critical aspect of the energy industry, playing a pivotal role in producing various fuels, lubricants, and petrochemicals essential for modern society.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

There’s a worldwide shortage of qualified engineers in the petroleum-refining systems-engineering industry. Our 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. It combines technologies, operations and economics with modelling, simulation, optimisation, and process design and integration, giving you a broad understanding of the industry.

We are ranked 4th in the UK and 17th in the world for petroleum engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.

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in the world for petroleum engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.

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