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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 in Applied ​Science JPT/BPP(R/545/8/0015)07/22 Yes Yes January / July
PhD in Social Science & Humanities JPT/BPP(R/220/8/0010)09/24 Yes Yes January / July

  

Important Dates and Semester of Intakes

For Local Applicants For International Applicants

 

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
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Science & Humanities

 

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
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Science & Humanities
Part Time 36 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
MSc / PhD in Chemical Engineering Dr. Wan Zaireen Nisa Bt Yahya

zaireen.yahya@utp.edu.my
UCS portal

MSc / PhD in Civil Engineering Dr . Lavania Baloo

lavania.baloo@utp.edu.my
UCS portal

MSc / PhD in Electrical Engineering Dr. M Fakhizan B Romlie fakhizan.romlie@utp.edu.my
UCS portal
MSc / PhD in Information Technology Dr. Khairul Shafee B Kalid khairulshafee_kalid@utp.edu.my
UCS portal
MSc / PhD in Information Systems Dr. Yew Kwang Hooi

yewkwanghooi@utp.edu.my
UCS portal

MSc / PhD in Mechanical Engineering Dr. Mazli B Mustapha mazli.mustapha@utp.edu.my
UCS portal
MSc / PhD in Petroleum Engineering Dr. Shiferaw Regassa Jufar  shiferaw.jufar@utp.edu.my
UCS portal
MSc / PhD in Petroleum Geoscience

Dr. Haylay Tsegab Gebretsadik

haylay.tsegab@utp.edu.my
UCS portal
Master of Science / PhD in Applied Science  Dr. Hamzah Sakidin hamzah.sakidin@utp.edu.my
UCS portal
MPhil / PhD Management  AP Dr. Satirenjit Kaur Johl satire@utp.edu.my
UCS portal                 
MPhil / PhD in Social Science & Humanities  Dr. Ena Bhattacharyya ena_bhattacharyya@utp.edu.my
UCS portal                  


 

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
Siti Noor Arfah
Postgraduate by Coursework
Nurfarahin M Suffi Postgraduate by Research 

 

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