Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Courses
105
Scholarship
Yes

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Petrochemical Engineering   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
4 Years
  Intake
January, May, October
  Tution Fees
N/A

Petrochemical Engineering is the application of science, in particular chemistry, physics and mathematics, to the process of converting raw materials of petroleum or other hydrocarbon origin into more useful or valuable products.  

They are engaged in the development and production of diverse range of products, commodities and specialty chemicals. These products include high performance materials needed for aerospace, automotive, biomedical, electronic, military, and environmental and health applications. 

Petrochemical engineers are very much at the forefront to improve the quality of life. There are extensive opportunities i the designing of process equipment/plants, identifying chemical and physical properties of substances, researching new products and ensuring equipment/plant operates optimally.

They work in a wide range of fields such as the oil and gas industry, petrochemicals pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, food processing, healthcare, specialty chemicals, electronic and advanced materials, biotechnology, environmental health and safely industries.

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Gas Engineer
  • Pharmaceutical Engineer
  • Petrochemical Engineer
  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Pulp & Paper Manufacturer
  • Specialty Chemical Engineer
  • Food Processing Engineer

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

Year 1

  • Co-Curriculum 
  • Engineering Drawing 
  • English for Engineering 
  • Fluid Mechanics
  •  Fundamentals of Programming 
  • Mass and Energy Balance 
  • Materials Science and Engineering 
  • Mathematics for Engineering I 
  • National Language/Other Language 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Polymer Technology 
  • Thermodynamics I

Year 2

  • Basic Economics, Accounting and Management 
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering I 
  • Elective I 
  •  Heat and Mass Transfer 
  • Introduction to Petroleum Refining 
  • Introductory Electrical Technology 
  • Mathematics for Engineering II 
  • Numerical Methods and Statistics 
  • Occupational Safety and Health in Petrochemical Plant 
  • Process Control and Instrumentation 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 
  • Thermodynamics II 
  • Unit Operation I

Year 3

  • Chemical Reaction Engineering II 
  • Elective II 
  • Environmental Pollution and Control in Petrochemical Industry 
  • Industrial Training 
  • MPU1* 
  • MPU1** 
  • Petrochemical Laboratory I 
  • Petrochemical Laboratory II 
  • Petrochemical Processes 
  • Plant Design 
  • Process Optimisation and Simulation 
  • Unit Operation II

Year 4

  • Capstone Project 
  • Elective III 
  • Engineer in Society 
  • Equipment Design for Petrochemical
  • Gas Process Engineering 
  • Law for Engineers
  • Polymer Process Engineering 
  • Project

Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Introduction to Internet of Things and Its Applications 
  • Personal Financial Planning and Management 
  • Social Media Strategies for Business 
  • Project Management

Elective II - Choose 1 course

  • Fuel Energy and Resources 
  • Green Chemistry in Engineering 
  • Smart Manufacturing

Elective III - Choose 1 course

  • Advanced Materials 
  • Biochemical Engineering 
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

    • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students 
    • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students
    • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

      • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students 
      • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

Co-Curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Arts and Cultural Performance 
  • Community Project 
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 
  • Language, Culture and Social
  • Study Abroad
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance 
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity 
  • Management of Sports Activity 
  • Music Performance 
  • Oral Communication 
  •  Social Entrepreneurship Project 
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad 
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project 
  • Work Ethics and EQ

Foundation in Arts
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Accounting
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Finance Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in International Business Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Marketing Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Actuarial Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Communication Honours Advertising
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Computer Science Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Information Systems Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Software Engineering Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Chemistry
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Physics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Nursing
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FULL TIME | May, October

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies
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FULL TIME,PART TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

BA Hons Game Design
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Microbiology
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Master of Architecture
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | May (Full-Time Mode)

Master of Business Administration
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK |

Master of Engineering (Electrical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May

Master of Engineering (Electronic System)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May, September

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan, May

Master of Environmental Technology
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan & May

Master of Mathematics
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Full Time : Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time : Min 2 years - Max 6 years

Master of Project Management
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | Jan (Part-time) May (Full-time & Part Time Mode)

Master of Real Estate Development
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | May & Septermber

Master of Strategic Communication
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY COURSE WORK | January, May & September

Master of Arts (Communication)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master of Engineering Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master of Medical Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Throughout the year

Master Of Philosophy ( Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Research)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the day

Master of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Doctor of Philosophy
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy(Engineering)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year

Doctor of Philosophy Science
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thoughtout the year

Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | throughout the year
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