Corrosion Engineering, M.Sc. | University Teknologi PETRONAS | Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
12 months
8985 USD/year
8872 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students of the Corrosion Engineering programme from University Teknologi PETRONAS will experience state-of-the-art facilities at UTP through our Centre for Corrosion Research such as Electrochemistry Lab, High Pressure High Temperature Autoclave, Multiphase Flow Loop/TCFC, MIC Lab, Corrosion under Insulation Lab, Coating Test Lab, Stress Corrosion Cracking Lab and Characterization Lab.


Corrosion inflicts damage to many industry sectors such as utilities, transportation, infrastructures, government’s asset and production / manufacturing. The global cost of corrosion is US$2.5 trillion, equating to 3.4% of a country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and investing in Corrosion Control can save 15- 35% (USD375- 875 Billion). Therefore, our industry needs Corrosion Professionals and UTP offers a specially designed Corrosion Engineering programme, the first in South East Asia.

Programme Outcomes

​At the end of the Corrosion Engineering programme from University Teknologi PETRONAS, graduates should be able to:
  • Implement advanced knowledge and technology in corrosion and prevention engineering design
  • Analyse and evaluate corrosion problems by using appropriate tools and techniques providing solution in corrosion cases
  • Appraise available information and research evidence and apply it in the corrosion engineering context
  • Plan, manage and act professionally, ethically and responsibly in corrosion practices
  • Effectively communicate and advocate best practices in relation to corrosion management in both written and oral forms
  • Undertake lifelong learning and continuing professional development.

Career Opportunity

Graduates with MSc in Corrosion Engineering will enhance their employment and industrial career prospects in the corrosion-related fields.The qualification accelerates career progression attaining high level competency.

Areas of opportunities:

  • Upstream: Exploration & Production
  • Downstream: Refining & Petrochemicals
  • Power Generation: Process-related
  • Academia
  • R&D
  • Industry
  • Consultant services & testing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Corrosion ​
  • ​Engineering Materials, Fundamentals and Selection ​
  • Corrosion Control and Management System ​
  • Cathodic Protection and Protective Coating ​
  • Engineering Failure Analysis ​
  • ​Corrosion Inhibition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 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

    8985 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8985 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8872 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

National: 39,500 RM

International: 40,000 RM


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