Bachelor Of Petroleum Engineering With Honours

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
4 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R2/524/6/0025; 05/2023
Accreditation Code
MQA/FA9301


Overview

Under a well-balanced curriculum that aims to provide both breadth and depth across petroleum engineering specialisations, students will build a solid foundation in oil and gas exploration, production and development as they master core topics in petroleum geology, petroleum economy and well completion....

At the Faculty, students will have access to well-equipped laboratories and sophisticated computers equipped with licensed engineering software such as NEXUS, COMPASS, t-navigator and other commercial reservoir simulation software. Industrial-based projects will also open the way for insights from industry experts. By the end of this four-year programme, they will have learnt to address pressing issues and design innovative solutions that benefit society and organisations.

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* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

About the Programme

Accreditation

All of UCSI University’s engineering degree programmes comply with the latest requirements for accreditation by the Malaysian Engineering Accreditation Council, which fulfils the international requirements drafted in the Washington Accord.

Professional Recognition
 

Board of Engineers Malaysia

Board of Engineers Malaysia


Assessments

The structure of the Petroleum Engineering curriculum is developed to provide both breadth and depth across the range of Petroleum Engineering specialisations in order to produce competent graduates. The teaching and learning approaches vary according to the nature of course or topic being delivered. The programme employs a range of teaching methods to ensure the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of its programmes that include:

  • Lecture delivery
  • Laboratory experiments
  • Industrial experience / Co-Operative placement
  • Field development
  • Final year projects
  • Seminar/site visits

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​STPM

Minimum 2Cs including Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

A Level

Minimum 2Ds including Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

​UEC

Minimum 5Bs including Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

​CPU

Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, inclusive of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

​Local Matriculation

Minimum CGPA 2.0

​Foundation from other University/ College

Minimum CGPA 2.0

WAEC/NECO

A maximum aggregate of 15 points out of best 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum B in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

Diploma/ Advance Diploma/ equivalent

Minimum CGPA 2.0

  • Subject to Faculty discretion after reviewing transcript and syllabus. Max credit transfer of 30% of the programme total credits

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%, inclusive of minimum 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

International Baccalaureate

Minimum 26/42 points from 6 subjects (inclusive Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject)

SAM

Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum scores of 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

SACE/AUSMAT/TEE/SAM

Minimum overall average of 60%, inclusive of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

WACE/NTEC

Minimum overall average of 60%, inclusive of minimum 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'D'
English Language Requirements

For Local Students

English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum grade of B+ in SPM English language; or minimum grade of C in SPM English language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE; or minimum grade of A2 in UEC English language; or minimum Band 3 of MUET.
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In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.

For International Students

English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum Band 3 of MUET; or minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS; or minimum score of 42 in TOEFL iBT; or minimum score of 47 in Pearson Test of English; or minimum score of 154 in Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests.

International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.

**The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Material Engineering
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Mathematical Methods for Engineers I
  • Mathematical Methods for Engineers II
  • Statistics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Design and Drawing
  • Material Engineering Laboratory
Year 2
  • Safety, Health and Environment
  • Physical Geology
  • Thermodynamics
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Elements of Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties
  • Thermofluid Laboratory
  • Numerical Analysis Laboratory
  • Petrophysics Laboratory
  • Industrial Training I
Year 3
  • Engineers in Society
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Reservoir Engineering I
  • Reservoir Engineering II
  • Oil and Gas Production Operations
  • Well Completion
  • Engineering Management and Economics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Drilling Engineering Laboratory
  • Petroleum Geology Laboratory
  • Fieldwork
  • Industrial Training II
Year 4
  • Final Year Project A
  • Final Year Project B
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Natural Gas Engineering
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Reservoir Simulation
  • Field Development Project I
  • Field Development Project II
  • Petroleum Economy
  • Well Diagnosis and Treatment
Elective courses (select one specialisation only)

Specialisation 1: Reservoir Simulation and Management
Advanced Reservoir Simulation
Reservoir Management

Specialisation 2: Petroleum Refining and Downstream Processes
Petroleum Refining Engineering
Petrochemical Manufacturing Processes

Specialisation 3: Oil Field Operation
Advanced Drilling Engineering
Production System Planning

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
U2
Technical Communication
U3
Malaysian Experiential Tourism
U4
Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 to 3

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Career Opportunities

In terms of responsibilities, graduates from the Petroleum Engineering course can conduct studies for the exploration, development and extraction of oil and gas deposits as well as; plan, design, develop and supervise projects for the drilling, testing, re-working and completion of oil and gas wells. A graduate of this programme will find career opportunities as one of the following:

  • Drilling Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Reservoir Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Project Development Engineer
  • Mud Engineer
  • Well Completion Engineer
  • Cost Engineer
  • Workover Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Offshore Engineer
  • Simulation Engineer
  • Health and Safety Engineer

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 94,500

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 109,820

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