Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering with Honours

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

Seri Iskandar, Perak , Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, May, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Focuses on engineering, science and technology courses and conducts extensive research activities in collaboration with PETRONAS
  • Opportunity to choose the specialisation that are in demand by the industry in your final year
  • More than 70% of UTP alumni are currently working in oil and gas industry
  • Accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

Course Structure

Semester 1:

  • MPU 1
  • TITAS (Local)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry & Sustainable Development
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Petroleum Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Fundamental of Petroleum Exploration Engineering

Semester 2:

  • Hubungan Etnik (Local)/
  • Malaysian Studies 3 (International)
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Reservoir Rock Properties
  • Reservoir Fluid Properties
  • Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties Lab

Semester 3:

  • One (1) MPU2 Course
  • Academic Writing
  • Statistics and Application
  • Co Curriculum I
  • Computational Method
  • Statics and Dynamics

Semester 4:

  • One (1) MPU3 Course
  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Reservoir Engineering I

Semester 5:

  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Drilling Engineering I
  • Well Logging and Formation Evaluation
  • Reservoir Engineering II

Semester 6:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering Team Project
  • Co Curriculum II
  • Production Engineering I
  • Drilling Engineering II

Semester 7:

  • Community Engagement Project
  • Data Analytics
  • Production Engineering II
  • Reservoir Modelling and Simulation
  • Well Test Analysis

Student Industrial Internship Programme:

  • Student Industrial Training (SIT)

Student Industrial Internship Programme:

  • Student Industrial Project (SIP)

Semester 8:

  • Project Management
  • Gas Field Engineering
  • Final Year Project I
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Core Specialisation I

Semester 9:

  • Final Year Project II
  • Field Development Project I
  • Core Specialisation II

Semester 10:

  • Engineers in Society
  • Field Development Project II
  • Core Specialisation III

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma in relevant field from a recognised institution: Minimum final CGPA of 2.00/4.00 
  • Matriculation in relevant field from a recognised institution: Minimum final CGPA of 2.00/4.00 
  • Foundation in relevant field from a recognised institution: Minimum final CGPA of 3.00/4.00
  • A Level or other equivalent qualification: Minimum Grade C in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry 
  • STPM: Minimum Grade C in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Minimum Total Points of 24 with a minimum Point 4 in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry 
  • UEC (Senior Middle Level): At least Grade B in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Advanced Mathematics
  • Australian Matriculation programme i.e. Year 12 Certificate, Australian Capital Territory/Higher School Certificate (HSC), New South Wales/Northern Territory Certificate Education (NTSE)/Queensland Senior Certificate/South Australian Certificate of Education/Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)/Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)/OR other equivalent qualification: Pass with minimum Grade C (OR 60%) in Mathematics OR Specialised Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
  • Additional requirements: Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government may also be considered.
  • Malaysian students must fulfill the following additional requirements:
    • Candidate must be a Malaysian citizen
    • Application must be made using the final examination semester results
    • Minimum Grade C (Credit) in Bahasa Melayu at SPM
    • Minimum Grade C (Credit) in Bahasa Inggeris at SPM

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