Information and Process Systems Engineering MSc - 2023/4

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MSc Information and Process Systems Engineering

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip Information and Process Systems Engineering
PGCert Information and Process Systems Engineering

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time PFZ61001 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Part-time PFZ61002 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Programme Leader

CECELJA Franjo (Chst Chm Eng)

Date of production/revision of spec

13/04/2024

Educational aims of the programme

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
To provide a state-of-the-art knowledge in information and process technologies, in terms of: sources, technologies, systems, performance, applications in information and process engineering, assessment of information and processing technologies, system modelling and design of processes. K PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Advanced level of understanding in technical topics of preference, in one or more of the following aspects: design of decision-support systems, knowledge based systems, information security and modelling and simulation. K PGCert, PGDip, MSc
To strengthen cognitive skills of the students, particularly in the aspects of problem definition, knowledge and information acquiring, synthesis, and creativity, as collectively demonstrable through the successful completion of the research dissertation. The key learning outcomes include the abilities to: Select, define and focus upon an issue at an appropriate level K PGDip, MSc
To strengthen cognitive skills of the students, particularly in the aspects of problem definition, knowledge and information acquiring, synthesis, and creativity, as collectively demonstrable through the successful completion of the research dissertation. The key learning outcomes include the abilities to: Develop and apply relevant and sound methodologies for analysing the issue, developing solutions, recommendations and logical conclusions, and for evaluating the results of own or other's work. C PGDip, MSc
To develop skills for applying appropriate methods to analyse, develop, and assess information and process. The key learning outcomes include the abilities to: Assess the available information and process and their interaction, conceptual design and optimisation and communication and presentation P PGDip, MSc
To strengthen a range of transferable skills that are relevant to the needs of existing and future professionals in knowledge intensive industries irrespective of their sector of operation. The key learning outcomes include the further development of the skills in the following areas: Use of general and professional computing tools, team working, organising and planning of work and research into new areas. T PGDip, MSc

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ Level 7*. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)
*some programmes may contain up to 30 credits at FHEQ Level 6.

Part-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied part-time over two academic years, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ Level 7. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
Study exchange (Level 5) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2023/4 academic year.