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.
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.
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)
The details about the Program curriculum can be found from the following files:
Professional Master in Petrochemical Engineering.pdf