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Courses Offered

 PhD by Research  Code
Full Time Part Time Intake
PhD in​ Chemical Engineering JPT/BPP(R2/524/8/0018)12/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Petroleum Engineering JPT/BPP(R2/524/8/0017)12/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Petroleum Geoscience JPT/BPP(R2/544/8/0020)12/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Civil Engineering JPT/BPP(R2/526/8/0019)12/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Mechanical Engineering JPT/BPP(R2/521/8/0040)12/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering JPT/BPP(R2/523/8/0036)12/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Information Technology JPT/BPP(R2/481/8/0234)02/23 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Information Systems JPT/BPP(N/482/8/0166)03/23 ​Yes ​Yes January / July​
PhD in Management JPT/BPP(R/345/8/0243)09/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD of​ ​Science JPT/BPP(R/545/8/0015)07/22 Yes Yes January / July

  

Important Dates

Semester/Intake​​                                  Closing Date Registration Date
International  Malaysian

January 2020

(Research & Coursework)

31 August 2019
30 November 2019
      8 January 2020


​Note: Important dates as mentioned above are subject to changes without prior notice. 

 

Duration of Courses

Programme Mode Minimum Maximum
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in EE Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Geoscience
Doctor of Philosophy in Science

Full Time

 

24 months

 

60 months

 

Doctor of Philosophy in Management

 

Full Time

 

36 months

 

60 months

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in EE Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Geoscience
Doctor of Philosophy in Science
Part Time 36 months 90 months
Doctor of Philosophy in Management

Part Time 48 months 90 months

   

 

Research Areas

Mechanical

  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Vehicle Design
  • Advanced Engine Development
  • Advanced Materials and Processing
  • Manufacturing System Optimization
  • Energy Systems
  • Corrosion and Reliability
  • Friction Stir Welding

Electrical & Electronic

  • Intelligent Imaging
  • Communications
  • Industrial Automations
  • Sensor Technology
  • Energy Utilisation & Power System
  • System Level Integration
  • Electronic System Design
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Systems
  • Microelectronics
  • RF Systems
Civil
  • Structural Engineering
  • Off-shore Structures
  • Highway & Transportation Design
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Geographical Information System (GIS)
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Waste Water Engineering
Chemical
  • Ionic Liquid
  • Bio-Fuel
  • Environment
  • Separation
  • Material Development
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Process System
  • Process Safety
  • Catalysis
  • Reactor Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
  • Advanced Database and E-Commerce
  • Knowledge Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Multimedia
  • Data Comm. & Networking
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Network and Communication System
  • Enterprise Resource Information System
  • High Performance Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Green Computing
Petroleum Engineering
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Oil Field Chemical
  • Flow Assurance
  • Drilling Optimization
  • Drilling Fluid and Completion
  • Cementing Technology
  • Deep Reservoir (High Pressure High Temperature)
  • Unconventional Hydrocarbon
Petroleum Geoscience
  • Rock Physics
  • Advanced Seismic Technology
  • Non-Seismic Methods
  • Integrated Basin Analysis
  • Reservoir Characterization, Modeling & Simulation
  • Carbonate Reservoir Characterization
  • Carbonate Sedimentology, Diagenesis and Sequence Stratigraphy
Fundamental & Applied Sciences / Science
  • Ionic Liquid
  • Bio-Fuel
  • Environment
  • Separation
  • Material Development
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Process System Engineering
  • Process Safety
  • Catalysis
  • Reactor Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Renewable Energy Systems (Solar Energy and Wind Energy )

Management
  • Marketing & International Business
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Product Management
    • Branding
    • Advertising and Promotion
    • Multinational Business
    • International Culture
  • Entrepreneurship
    • Corporate Entrepreneurship
    • Small & Medium Enterprise
    • Family Business
  • Strategic Management, Ethics & Corporate Governance
    • Strategic Planning
    • Corporate Governance
    • Risk Management
    • Ethics
  • Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour
    • Recruitment
    • Selection
    • Performance  Management
    • Training & Development
    • Change Management
    • Team & Group Dynamics
    • Organizational Commitment
    • Motivation
    • Leadership
  • Accounting & Finance
    • Management Accounting
    • Financial Accounting
    • Corporate Finance
    • Investment and Portfolio Management
    • Financial Audit
    • Risk Management
    • Personal Financial Management

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Research Institutes

Primarily focused on serving the Oil & Gas industry, Research Institutes conducts specific research programmes to support PETRONAS's core business and the nation's development. There are 6 Research Institutes across niche disciplines for the benefit of the industry and the nation as a whole.

 

Institute of Self-Sustainable Building

Institute of Health & Analytics for Personalised Care

Institute of Autonomous System for Autonomous Facilities

Institute of Contaminant Management for Oil and Gas

Institute of Hydrocarbon Recovery for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Institute of Transport Infrastructure for Smart Mobility         


 

Contact Persons for Programme
You may contact the various department and contact person listed below for more information.

Programme Name Contact Info
Department Head, 
Chemical Engineering
Assoc. Prof.Dr Suriati Bt Sufian

General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                   

Department Head, 
Computer & Information Sciences
Assoc. Prof. Dr Wan F​atimah Wan Ahmad General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                    

Department Head, 
Civil Engineering
Assoc. Prof. Dr Bashar S Mohammed General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                    

Department Head, 
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ir Nursyarizal b Mohd Nor General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                    

Department Head, 
Mechanical Engineering
Assoc. Prof. Dr Puteri Sri Melor Bt Megat Yusoff General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                    

Department Head, 
Petroleum Geoscience
Asoc. Prof. Dr. Chow Weng Sum General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)               

Department Head, 
Petroleum Engineering
Asoc. Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdalla Elrales General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                

Department Head, 
Management & Humanities
AP Dr Lai Fong Woon General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                    

Department Head, 
Fundamental & Applied Sciences
Assoc. Prof. ​​​​Dr. Hanita Bt Daud General Enquiries (for public)

UCampus (for existing students)                    

 


 

Contact Persons for Admission

All admission process is managed by the Admission Unit. For admission status and procedure, please contact the following addresses :

Name Responsibility Contact Details
Nurfarahin B M Suffi Postgraduate by Research
Siti Noor Arfah Postgraduate by Coursework

 

    
Note: All contact persons are available only during working days, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 8am to 5pm (GMT +8.00)​​