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Admission Requirements

To apply to this Master's program in Petrochemicals Engineering, candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering (corresponding to at least 4 years of higher education) from a recognized institution with high academic results (a Grade Point Average – GPA – of 2.50 or higher on a scale of 4.00 or equivalent). A Bachelor's degree in other scientific discipline with sufficient industrial experience in the field of petroleum and petrochemicals is also accepted after an interview.

University Requirements:

 A recognized Bachelor's degree

 GPA of 2.5+ out of 4.0 or equivalent

 IELTS score of 6+ or TOEFL of 70+ (waived for KFUPM graduates)

 Two recommendation letters

 Non-refundable processing fee of SR100 

Program Education Objectives (PEOs)

The professional graduate program in Petrochemicals Engineering will enable young professionals and recent graduates to:

POE1: Pursue a professional career in the areas of refining and petrochemicals.

POE2: Integrate science and engineering knowledge to address the technological challenges of refining and petrochemicals industry in a safe, environment friendly and efficient manner.

POE3: Pursue leadership roles in the areas of refining and petrochemicals.


Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

SLO1: identify the fundamental scientific and engineering principles to solve the problems relevant to refinery and petrochemical industry. (K)

SLO2: analyze the technologies involved in the refining and petrochemical industry. (S)

SOL3: Evaluate the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic and societal context. (S)

SLO4: Apply to the best practices in safety, health and environment. (C)

SLO5: Apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. (S)

SLO6: Demonstrate the skills of scientific research writing and presentation (C) 

Program curriculum

The details about the Program curriculum can be found from the following files:

Professional Master in Petrochemical Engineering.pdf