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SETARA RATING : Tier 6

Type : Private University

Estimated Fees (entire courses)

  • Pre University : RM 19,050
  • Degree : RM 68,000
  • Master : RM 50,000
  • PhD : RM 20,000
  • Diploma : NA

Why Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)?

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Country’s Eminent University

UTP is one of the country’s most prominent private universities with a strong emphasis on research and development.

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Global Village

To date, the university has produced more than 15,000 graduates and has an international community of students from 50 different countries.

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One of Malaysia's Top Private Universities

UTP was established on 10 January 1997 and is one of the top private universities in Malaysia.

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Why study at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

Before Applying to Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

Why Study at UTP
  • UTP is the first and only private university in Malaysia to be rated a maximum 5-star overall rating in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Stars University Rating System.
  • UTP is nestled on a 400-hectare land within the quaint yet developing locale of Bandar Seri Iskandar in Perak, Malaysia.
  • UTP has made a conscious effort to ensure that the teaching and research facilities are built to enable efficient academic delivery as well as support groundbreaking research and development.
  • UTP has produced more than 15,000 graduates and currently has an enrolment of over 1,200 foundation students, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates from more than 66 countries around the world.
Internal Scholarships Provided by UTP

Yayasan UTP provides three types scholarships to qualified students. YUTP offers full, partial and once-off scholarships. The three types are Yayasan UTP Scholarship (Undergraduate), Yayasan UTP Prestigious Scholarship (Postgraduate), and Bursary (Student Support Fund).

What You Should Know About Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

Student Accommodation

UTP provides on-campus accommodation for all students. Fees for accommodation are charged at RM190 per month on twin sharing basis.

Transportation

There are no on-campus transportation provided. However, there are various means of travelling to and from the campus. Students can take the MyBas, which travels from Ipoh to Seri Iskandar. Via the KTM ETS from KL Sentral also stops at Batu Gajah, students can take the taxi or Grab to UTP directly. There are also buses available from TBS to Seri Iskandar.

Student Parking

There is ample parking space provided for staff, students and visitors.

Things to Do Around the Campus

There are various nearby local restaurants as well as fast food places such as McDonald’s, KFC, Domino’s Pizza, Pizza Hut, Subway, and Secret Recipe. D’Mall Billion Bandar Seri Iskandar is also located nearby, which has a cinema and a bowling alley.

Security

UTP has 24-hour security at the main doors. Visitors are also required to register at the security counters before entering the university.

Education at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

Most Popular Courses

Engineering

Applying to UTP with SPM Trial Results

Students applying to UTP for the March intake can submit their SPM trial results. They will receive a conditional offer letter and will be required to present their actual SPM results on Registration Day.

Affiliated Organisations & Job Opportunities

Although work placement is not guaranteed, 90% of UTP graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation. UTP also has a Career Services Centre, which aims to assist students with post-graduation internships and job placements.

General Education Subjects (MPU)

The MPU subjects are as listed below:

Students are required to take one subject each for the 1st and 2nd semester. MPU4 is taken in the 7th semester.

Graduation Details

Graduation ceremonies are held once a year typically in October or November. The ceremonies are held for students who have achieved a CGPA of 2.00 and above, with MUET score in Band 3.

Overview

Institute type Private University
Intake Jan,Mar,May,Jul,Sep
Campus Location Perak
Total Courses 42 Courses Offered
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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Courses & Fees

UTP offers foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses with affordable fees.

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Foundation in Technology

12 Months

RM 21,000

Full Time

Mar & Jul

Foundation in Engineering

12 Months

RM 21,000

Full Time

Mar & Jul

Foundation in Science

12 Months

RM 21,000

Full Time

Mar & Jul

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)

48 Months

RM 94,400

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons)

48 Months

RM 94,400

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

Foundation in Technology

12 Months

RM 21,000

Full Time

Mar & Jul

Foundation in Engineering

12 Months

RM 21,000

Full Time

Mar & Jul

Foundation in Science

12 Months

RM 21,000

Full Time

Mar & Jul

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)

48 Months

RM 94,400

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons)

48 Months

RM 94,400

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

Bachelor of Computer Engineering (Hons)

48 Months

RM 94,400

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Chemistry

42 Months

RM 72,000

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

MSc in Process Safety

36 Months

RM 70,000

Full Time

Jan & May

MSc in Process Integration

36 Months

RM 31,000

Full Time

Sep

MSc in Offshore Engineering by Coursework

36 Months

RM 50,000

Full Time

Jan, May & Sep

MSc in Civil Engineering by Research

36 Months

RM 6,500

Full Time

Jan & Jul

PhD in Chemical Engineering by Research

36 Months

RM 9,500

Full Time

Jan & Jul

PhD in Chemical Engineering by Research

48 Months

RM 1,200

Part Time

Jan & Jul

PhD in Civil Engineering by Research

36 Months

RM 9,500

Full Time

Jan & Jul

PhD in Civil Engineering by Research

48 Months

RM 1,200

Part Time

Jan & Jul

PhD in Mechanical Engineering by Research

36 Months

RM 9,500

Full Time

Jan & Jul

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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Accommodation & Facilities

UTP facilities include research labs, sports facilities and a health centre.

Hostel / Accommodation

Library

Outdoor Sports / Indoor Games

Swimming Pool

Cafeteria

Labs & Workshops

Auditorium

Transportation (BUS)

Jogging Track

Indoor ATM

WiFi Connectivity

Student lounge

clubs and societies

clinic

Administrative & Service

Prayer room

class room with air conditioner

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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Reviews

The International Medical University possesses more than 22 years of experience in the health care education and has a highly qualified lectuers that impart quality education through their extensive experience in the relevant field.

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2018-08-27
BEST FOR ENGINEERING COURSES

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2018-07-17
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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Address

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
32610 Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan,
Malaysia 


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Why study at UTP ?

• UTP is one of only two private institutions to be awarded 6 Star: Outstanding in the SETARA 2017 university rankings.
• UTP was awarded five stars in the latest QS Stars University Rankings.
• UTP is ranked #101 in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2018, the highest raking of all private institutions in Malaysia.
• World-class programmes, including one ranked in the 201-150 bracket by QS World University Rankings by Subject (Chemical Engineering). 

What are the popular courses in UTP ?

Engineering, technology and science.

Are scholarship available at UTP ?

Yes, UTP grants scholarships and awards to deserving and academically excellent students.

When are the intakes at UTP?

January, May, July and September.

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