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The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Chemistry programme adopts the multi-mode educational delivery system which emphasizes on student-centred learning, practical-based approach and experiential learning, as individuals or in teams, intended to realize UTP’s seven (7) attributes for well-rounded graduates model. The programme stresses the need for a strong foundation in Basic Chemistry followed by Material and Energy Balance, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Separation Process, Instrumentation & Spectroscopy, Quantum Chemistry, and Surface Science & Catalysis. Students learning experience is also enhanced with the incorporation of the multidisciplinary Science Team Project and also the compulsory 7-month structured Industrial Internship Programme.
In addition to the above, towards the end of their studies, students have the opportunity to major in any of the three specialization areas:
Graduates from the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Chemistry programme will be able to enter into the scientific workforce in the industries, government, academia and R&D sectors. Career opportunities for our graduates are enormous from various industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food and cosmetic as well as other sectors such as government, academia and R&D sectors. These include exciting roles such as Analytical Chemists, Computational Chemists, Quality Control Chemists, Process Engineers, Research Scientists, Entrepreneurs and Academics.
Applicants wishing to enroll at UTP for undergraduate programmes must possess a minimum of 1 (one) of the following qualifications:
STPM Pass with at least Principal C (or 2.00) in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
A-Level or Equivalent
Pass with at least Grade C in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Pass with minimum 24 Points including at least Point 4 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Matriculation Pass Matriculation Program in relevant field from an Institution which is recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00/4.00
Foundation in Relevant Field from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Pass Foundation Program in relevant field from UTP with at least a final CGPA of 2.00/4.00
Foundation in Relevant Field from a Recognized Institution
Pass Foundation Program in relevant field from an Institution which is recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00/4.00;
Diploma in Relevant Field from a Recognized Institution
Pass a Diploma Program (Level 4, Malaysian Qualifications Framework-MQF) in relevant field from an Institution which is recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least a final CGPA of 3.00 / 4.00
Higher National Diploma (HND) from Other IPT Recognized by the Malaysian Government
Pass Higher National Diploma (HND) (Level 4, Malaysian Qualifications Framework-MQF) in relevant field with at least Merit Grade or 60%
Australian Matriculation Programme
Pass Australian Matriculation Program with at least Grade C (OR 60%) in Mathematics OR •Specialised Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry: •Year 12 Certificate, Australian Capital Territory •Higher School Certificate (HSC), New South Wales •Northern Territory Certificate Education (NTSE) •Queensland Senior Certificate •South Australian Certificate of Education •Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) •Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) •Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)
•Other equivalent qualification recognised by the •Malaysian Government may also be considered. •Malaysian students must fulfill the following additional requirements: •Candidate must be a Malaysian citizen •Application must be made using the final examination semester results •At least Grade C (credit in Bahasa Inggeris in SPM OR BAND 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET).