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​MSc in Corrosion Engineering

JPT/BPP(N/527/7/0021)07/24 

 

INTRODUCTION

Corrosion inflicts damage to many industry sectors such as utilities, transportation, infrastructures, government’s asset and production / manufacturing. The global cost of corrosion is US$2.5 trillion, equating to 3.4% of a country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and investing in Corrosion Control can save 15- 35% (USD375- 875 Billion). Therefore, our industry needs Corrosion Professionals and UTP offers a specially designed Corrosion Engineering programme, the first in South East Asia.

 

_DSC7981.pngStudents will experience state-of-the-art facilities at UTP through our Centre for Corrosion Research such as Electrochemistry Lab, High Pressure High Temperature Autoclave, Multiphase Flow Loop/TCFC, MIC Lab, Corrosion under Insulation Lab, Coating Test Lab, Stress Corrosion Cracking Lab and Characterization Lab.

 

This programme will prepare you to become CORROSION PROFESSIONALS:

  • who are able to conduct corrosion assessment and provide sustainable, innovative solution and judgment pertaining to asset integrity, complying to industry requirement and management best practices.
  • who have the potential to become leaders and are committed to manage sustainable development in industries for the betterment of society and nation.

 

CAREER PROSPECT

Graduates with MSc in Corrosion Engineering will enhance their employment and industrial career prospects in the corrosion-related fields.The qualification accelerates career progression attaining high level competency.

Areas of opportunities:

  • Upstream: Exploration & Production
  • Downstream: Refining & Petrochemicals
  • Power Generation: Process-related
  • Academia
  • R&D
  • Industry
  • Consultant services & testing

 

STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES

Centre for Corrosion Research such as Electrochemistry Lab, High Pressure High Temperature Autoclave, Multiphase Flow Loop/TCFC, MIC Lab, Corrosion under Insulation Lab, Coating Test Lab, Stress Corrosion Cracking Lab and Characterisation Lab.   

 

COURSE OFFERING

Available in Full Time mode only.  

 

COURSE DURATION

Full Time Months
Minimum 12
Maximum 24

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor Degree in the field of Engineering / Engineering Technology from UTP or other recognised universities with CGPA of at least 2.50 or equivalent.
  • Application with other qualifications can be considered if they have necessary research and working experience and could show capabilities to pursue postgraduate studies.
  • English proficiency: TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS band 6 or MUET band 4. Exemption may be provided for candidates who are native English speakers or holding a degree with English as the medium of instruction. 

 

FEE STRUCTURE

Coursework & Dissertation Conventional
Malaysian (RM)​ International (RM)​
​MSc in Corrosion Engineering 41,000 48,000

On-boarding Fee (for both Research and Masters by Coursework & Dissertation) ​Malaysian (RM) International (RM)​
​Personal Bond -​ 3,000​

​Student Pass Application

(International Full Time Student ONLY)

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2,600​
Registration (Insurance & Commitment Fee) 1,000​ 1,600​
​TOTAL 1,000​ ​7,200

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Consists of 6 core course modules and two (2) elective course modules.
  • Student shall complete the programme with 40 credit hours. 

 

COURSE CONTENT

Course Type ​Course Name

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Core Module ​​

​Principles of Corrosion
​Engineering Materials Fundamentals & Selection
​Corrosion Control & Management System
​Cathodic Protection and Protective Coating
​Engineering Failure Analysis 
​Corrosion Inhibition

 

​Compulsory Course ​

​​Research Methodology
​Industrial-based Project 1
​Industrial-Based Project 2

Elective Module ​​

​Oilfield and Process-related Corrosion
​Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion
​High Temperature Corrosion
​Pipeline Corrosion Management
     

CONTACT

Programme Manager

AP Ir Dr Mokhtar Che Ismail

Email: mokhtis@utp.edu.my