Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering (Hons)

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus


Mar, Jul, Sep, Nov

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Dual-award degree – one from De Montfort University, UK, and one from APU
  • Strong Industry-Academia partnerships with organisations such as Petroleum Experts Limited, UK (PETEX) and Rock Flow Dynamics Ltd., USA (RFD) allow access to industrial software for your learning and research purposes
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) International presented APU's students an Excellence Award 2021 in recognition for efforts in technical knowledge dissemination, uplifting society, and community outreach & innovation
  • Accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

Course Structure

Common Modules:

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Programming with Python
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Statics & Dynamics

Specialised Modules:

  • Fundamental of Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Geology

Common Modules:

  • Engineering Software and Applications
  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Innovation Process

Specialised Modules:

  • Petroleum Geochemistry
  • Element of Reservoir Rock & Fluid Properties
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Safety in Oil & Gas Engineering
  • Formation Evaluation & Well Logging
  • Reservoir Engineering 1
  • Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer

Common Modules:

  • Engineering Mathematics 4
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Venture Building

Specialised Modules:

  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Reservoir Engineering 2
  • Well Design & Completion
  • Production Engineering
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Well Testing
  • Gas Engineering

Internship (16 weeks)

Common Modules:

  • Project Phase 1 (Investigation)
  • Project Phase 2 (Implementation)
  • Engineer in Society

Specialised Modules:

  • Field Development Project 1
  • Field Development Project 2
  • Petroleum Economics

Elevtives (Choose 2):

  • Advanced Well Test Analysis
  • Advanced Drilling Engineering
  • Drilling Hydraulics
  • Advance Well Completion

Entry Requirements

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • STPM: 2 Passes with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in Mathematics and Physics (or Chemistry), and a Credit in Mathematics and Physics (or Chemistry) at SPM Level or its equivalent
  • A Level: 2 Passes (Grade A-E) including Mathematics and Physics (or Chemistry)
  • UEC: 5 Grade Bs including Mathematics and Physics (or Chemistry)
  • Matriculation/Foundation: Passed the relevant Foundation programme (minimum CGPA of 2.0) with a Credit in Mathematics and Physics (or Chemistry) at SPM/O Level/IGCSE or equivalent

Direct Entry to Level 2 of the Degree:

  • Diploma and equivalent:
    • Successful completion of the APU/APIIT Engineering Diploma and fulfilment of requirements for Credit Transfer, subject to the approval of the APU Academic Board OR
    • Successful completion of a Diploma in Engineering with other recognised Institutions and fulfilment of requirements for Credit Transfer, subject to the approval of the APU Academic Board
  • Any qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above

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