Petroleum Engineering, M.Sc. | University Teknologi PETRONAS | Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
12 months
8446 USD/year
6469 USD/year
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At the University Teknologi PETRONAS, the Petroleum Engineering programme offers qualified and dedicated graduates with a learning experience and industry-relevant research and field development projects related to the needs of the multibillion-dollar petroleum industry.


This is achieved through a programme of taught MSc degree course which offers eight technical modules, one national requirement course and two university requirement courses. There is a high degree of computer usage for project, teaching and on-line support. High-performance workstations can provide powerful graphics and processing capability enabling students and high calibre staff to tackle complicated problems of the petroleum industry.

Graduates with an MSc in Petroleum Engineering degree at University Teknologi PETRONAS will enhance their employment and career prospects in the global oil and gas industry. The degree is also a good starting point for a career in research and academia.​

Programme Outcomes

Upon graduation the candidates shall be able to:

  • Demonstrate originality and independence in undertaking analytical and critical evaluation, and synthesis of complex information, specialised concepts, theories, methods and practice in Petroleum Engineering.​​
  • Apply knowledge critically and integratively to manage and resolve complex problems in Petroleum Engineering using advance techniques, tools and skills for decision making and producing new ideas and/ or innovative solution.
  • Conduct standard and apply practical skills which are informed by knowledge at its forefront and the latest development in Petroleum Engineering.
  • Work collaboratively with different people in Petroleum Engineering communities and other groups and networks, ethically and professionally.
  • Communicate clearly the knowledge, skills, ideas, critique and conclusion using appropriate methods to peers, experts, and non-experts in Petroleum Engineering.
  • Competently use a wide range of suitable digital technologies and appropriate software in Petroleum Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reserv​oir Engineering
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Drilling Engi​neerin​g
  • Research Method​ology
  • Data Analytics
  • Well Test Analysis
  • ​Production Engineering
  • ​Reservoir Simulation
  • ​Petroleum Economics
  • ​Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


43 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must hold a BSc Degree in Engineering/ Engineering Technology discipline with minimum CGPA 2.50/4.00 or equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized university.
  • Candidates with BSc Degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology discipline with minimum CGPA 2.00 but below 2.50,​ can be admitted and must have 5 years working experience & pass UTP internal rigorous assessment.
  • Candidates with BSc Degree qualification from different discipline, must undergo pre-requisite courses​ in Engineering/ Engineering Technology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8446 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6469 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6469 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National: 28,800 RM
  • International: 37,600 RM


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