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UTP Petroleum Geoscience Bachelor's Degree First in South East Asia to Receive International Accreditation
On 23 July 2022
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​Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) has achieved another milestone in providing world-class education when its Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Petroleum Geoscience programme becomes the first in South East Asia and Malaysia to obtain accreditation from Geological Society of London.
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This is a significant milestone for UTP as its Petroleum Geoscience undergraduate programme is proven to have quality and standard comparable to other leading universities in UK, Ireland and overseas, such as University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, University of Aberdeen, Cardiff University, National University of Ireland and King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
The accreditation provides added assurance to prospective students that the petroleum geoscience degree programme offered at UTP is of the highest quality and has been approved by an independent body consisting of academics and industrialists.  ​​​

A graduate taking an accredited undergraduate programme will be gaining experience and insights directly relevant to achieve the Chartered Geologist or Scientist (CGeol/CSci) status.
For more information on the accreditation, visit
The only one of its kind in the region, UTP’s undergraduate Petroleum Geoscience programme is ranked at Top 60 for Mineral and Mining Engineering subject by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings in 2022 and has retained its standing as the top university in the nation for this subject for the third year in a row.
UTP’s undergraduate Petroleum Geoscience programme is packed with active learning, exciting adventures and outdoor activities, academia and industrial interactions, exposure to cutting edge technology and latest digital applications. The teaching and learning of petroleum geoscience are based on up-to-date, comprehensive and advanced curriculum recognised and monitored by accreditation agencies, professional bodies, international examiners, academics and industrial experts.
The courses are delivered by local and international academic staff from various geoscience specialisations including geology, geophysics, geochemistry, exploration as well as production specialists.
For further details on the Petroleum Geoscience programme and to apply for the September 2022 intake, visit​

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