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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

4.3 out of 5 (10 ratings / 7 reviews) Perai, Malaysia
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and aims to produce well-rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established in 1997 and has grown to be one of the most prominent private universities in Malaysia.  

Education

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS is committed to providing services and programmes that support the development and welfare of international students and scholars on multiple levels such as immigration regulatory advising and processing, cultural adjustment, social enrichment, and assistance with practical matters related to living in Malaysia.

Research

The research at​ Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS brings together outstanding international researchers, working together with leading international companies and organisations to develop and innovate solutions in overcoming critical world issues and set the agenda for the future research and education.  

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
482 39
2019
521 80
2018
601
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
601
2019
601
2018
601
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
1078
2019
-
2018
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Services

Student services

 

Housing services

Our campus grounds and facilities are designed to provide easy, unhindered access to disabled members of our student community and faculty.

Library services

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Information Resource Centre nicknamed IRC was established in July 1997 as a support centre for academic activities of the university. Housing an approximately 210,000 volumes of items, the collection comprises of a wide variety of printed and non-printed materials ranging from books, periodicals, in-house reports, audiovisuals and multimedia. 

Medical services

The wellbeing and health of our students and faculty are among our top priorities. UTP has its very own health centre – staffed by experienced medical personnel – to provide emergency and routine health services 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is built on a 400 hectare (1,000 acres) site strategically located at Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. The university is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS, the national oil and gas company of Malaysia.

Sports facilities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Apart from ensuring students have access to world-class academic facilities, UTP also makes physical fitness and co-curricular competitiveness a priority. All students will enjoy full access to an array of sports and recreation fa​cilities in our dedicated sports complex.

Student clubs

  • IJTP Chinese
  • Orchestra
  • IJTP Performing Arts
  • Group (UPAG)
  • Sanggar Kirana
  • Muhandis
  • Petra IJTP

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My study experience in UTP is a wholesome experience where i had the chance to visualize what i learn through chemistry practicals. Apart from that, UTP offered courses other than the core subjects to make us versatile and able to survive wherever we go. I was also given the chance to choose my own major currently, in my final year. Although only 7 students chose to major...

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons) at UTP
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university offered a conducive learning environment for my programme which has benefitted me greatly. The main shortfall I had faced was the lack of facilities for certain courses which has room for improvement.

Lightening candle, time is essential.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Excitement on getting to know new people. How each abd everyone thinks. Is like a laboratorial experiment where you put differents substances to a same conditions to get their yielding results

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