Petroleum Engineering is an engineering filed that involves activities related to exploration and production of hydrocarbons within the upstream sector. The curriculum in Petroleum Engineering is intended to prepare students for the oil and gas industry and other fields which implicate fluid flow from subsurface reservoirs to the surface, design of surface collection and treatment facilities, as well as specific task associate to drilling, production, reservoir engineering and transportation of hydrocarbons to a refinery or pipeline.
The programme stresses the development of strong fundamentals in mathematics, sciences and engineering followed by a thorough coverage of fundamental petroleum engineering courses such as Introduction to Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geoscience, Drilling Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Well Test Analysis and others. Courses in geology provide an understanding of the geological structures and conditions favourable for petroleum deposits. The fundamental courses in Petroleum Engineering which illustrate the application of the engineering principles to the type of problems and solution methods used in the petroleum industry.
Prior to completion of study, students are required to complete various projects ranging from engineering design, field development project (FDP), and individual projects selected from actual oil and gas field data and relevant industrial problems.
In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering with Honours, students are required to obtain a minimum of
143 credit hours. and a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00
Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering with Honours
Choose any of the following sets of Core Specialisation areas (set A, B, or C) for Core Specialisation I, II and III. Students can choose based on 3+0 or 2+1 concept.
Engineering students who are interested to enhance their knowledge in management and business will have the option to complete courses offered under Minor. There are four Minor packages available to Engineering students as follows:
In order to be eligible for Minor, students are required to pass and complete all the courses under the same package (15 credits). Results obtained from courses under Minor will be counted into GPA/CGPA calculation. Students are reminded that the option to complete Minor courses are at the students' discretion and are
not compulsory. The total credit hours accumulated under Minor courses will be over and above the graduation requirements of
143 credit hours.
Applicants wishing to enroll at UTP for undergraduate programmes must possess a minimum of 1 (one) of the following qualifications:
Minimum Grade: Pass with at least Principal C (or 2.00) in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Minimum Grade: Pass with at least Grade C in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Minimum Grade: Pass with minimum 24 Points including at least Point 4 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Minimum Grade: Pass Matriculation Program in relevant field from an Institution which is recognised by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00/4.00
Minimum Grade: Pass Foundation Program in relevant field from UTP with at least a final CGPA of 2.00/4.00
Minimum Grade: Pass Foundation Program in relevant field from an Institution which is recognised by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00/4.00
Minimum Grade: Pass a Diploma Program (Level 4, Malaysian Qualifications Framework-MQF) in relevant field from an Institution which is recognised by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00 / 4.00
Minimum Grade: Pass Higher National Diploma (HND) (Level 4, Malaysian Qualifications Framework-MQF) in relevant field with at least Merit Grade or 60%
Minimum Grade: Pass Australian Matriculation Program with at least Grade C (OR 60%) in Mathematics
Specialised Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry:
Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government may also be considered.
Malaysian students must
fulfill the following additional requirements:
here for the International Entry Qualifications for different countries for UTP Foundation and Undergraduate Programmes.
UTP application process for local and international applicants:
Please prepare scanned copies of the following documents in PDF format to be uploaded during the online application process:
4. Parents' or guardian's salary slips 5. English proficiency (actual SPM result or MUET or IELTS or TOEFL or etc.)
Please observe the following notes:
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Step 1: Before You Apply
Please prepare scanned copies of the following documents in PDF format to upload during the application process:
Step 2: Online Application
Login to the Online Application Form. (Kindly check the availability of intake at "IMPORTANT DATES" as per the table below)
Please ensure all information in the Online Application Form is accurate.
Click the "SUBMIT" button to submit your Online Application.
30th September 2019
31st January 2020
31st May 2020
1. Applications will only be processed when:
2. All fees are correct at time of publish for the current intake year. The Management of UTP reserves the right to make changes to the fees as and when required without
UTP tuition fees for local and international applicants:
for Engineering programmes
for Petroleum Geoscience
for Technology programmes
for Applied Sciences programmes
Application/ Processing fee
Registration fees (not refundable)Personal bond (refundable)
Advance payment for tuition fee(not refundable)
RM 5000.00RM 3250.00RM 2,700.00 RM 50.00
Visa & Insurance (per year)Personal Bond (required by Malaysia Immigration)
RM 2270.00RM 2000.00 (max) subject to countries
Visa & Insurance (NEW)
Visa & Insurance (RENEWAL)
Petroleum Geoscience Programme
Technology (IT, IS & Business Management) Programme
Visa & Insurance (NEW)
Visa & Insurance (RENEWAL)
for each semester. The cost for a credit hour is as follows:
b) Total Credit Hours to be completed throughout the academic programme is as follows:
For further details, you may contact:
Chair, Department of Petroleum Engineering
Associate Professor Ir Dr Khaled Abdalla Elraies
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