MSc in Asset Management & Maintenance (JPT/BPP (R/345/7/0117)08/17) PDF Print E-mail

INTRODUCTION

The construction and installation of new assets, especially during the economic boom in the last three decades, to support the country economy, have been robust. Management and maintenance of these deteriorating assets are vital to ensure long lasting service lives of the assets.

 

At Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, the MSc in Asset Management and Maintenance program addresses concerns of aging assets and maintenance culture amongst plant personnel. The target group that needs to be equipped with new knowledge and competencies in Asset Management and Maintenance are engineers and managers from petrochemical plants, refineries, offshore platforms/pipelines, power sectors, public and private infrastructures and manufacturing organizations. The program aims to produce leaders who are able to manage and maintain assets in the most economical, professional, creative, and reliable ways with the state-of-the-art technology, locally and globally.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


Bachelor Degree in Civil, Mechanical or equivalent from recognized institution of higher learning. Applicants with other qualifications can be considered if they have the necessary experience and could show capabilities to pursue postgraduate studies.


English proficiency: TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS of 60 or ELTS band 6 or MUET of band 4. Exemption is provided for candidates who are native English speakers or holding a degree with English as the medium of instruction.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE


The program consists of taught courses and one industrial based project. The students shall complete the program in 3 semesters (12 months) by completing the 36 credit hours.

The course is structured into 11 one-week modules during which intensive learning support is provided either at the University or at the students' work locations.

COURSE CONTENTS


Core

  • Principles of Appraisal, Repair and Maintenance (C1)
  • Plant Asset Maintenance Management
  • Reliability Assessment of Structures
  • Asset Life Study


Electives

  • Advanced Repair Materials
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • Failure Analysis and Risk-based Inspection
  • Corrosion Engineering
  • Reliability Assessment of Pipelines
  • Deepwater Maintenance


Management Electives

  • Engineering Economy
  • Operation Management
  • Professional Ethic
  • Strategic


Research Methodology


Industrial Based Project


This module aims to develop and apply problem solving abilities for industrial-type problems that require knowledge from several of the taught modules.

 

COURSE DURATION

3 semesters (maximum 12 months)
Off Campus Mode
  • Off Campus Mode are available selected location
    (subject to minimum number of candidate)
    (Kuala Lumpur & Kerteh)

 


MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION


English

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Graduates with an MSc in Asset Management and Maintenance degree will enhance their employment and industrial career prospects in the management and maintenance of assets with the incorporation of the mechanical and civil engineering aspects.

 

For further information, contact:

Dr Ainul Akmar binti Mokhtar

Program Manager
Dr. Ainul Akmar Binti Mokhtar,
MSc in Asset Management and Maintenance,
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS,
Bandar Seri Iskandar,
31750 Tronoh,
Perak Darul Ridzuan
Tel : 605-368 7021
Email : ainulakmar_mokhtar@petronas.com.my

For admission, contact:

Tajul Ariffin Shamsuddin

Admission Unit,
Registry Office
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS,
Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak
Tel: +605 - 368 8403, Fax: +605 - 365 4082
Email: tajul_ariffin@petronas.com.my


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