Offshore industry is a relatively recent Industry that has rapidly expanded during the last 60 years. Challenges in the industry arise such as has never been encountered before, particularly in offshore engineering. These challenges can only be synthesised and solved by upgrading and enhancing the knowledge related to offshore engineering.
The oil and gas industry plays a significant role in Malaysia’s economy. The nation largely derives these resources from offshore reserves. It is predicted that there will be a shortage of talent in Malaysia in the oil and gas industry. This complexity is due to the large segments of workforce approaching retirement and the lack of skilled graduates from Malaysian universities. Malaysian universities have limited exposure in offshore engineering, as the focus is on general engineering in major disciplines (e.g. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering). Exposure is only gained through on the job training, requiring companies to invest a significant amount in time and money. In order to fill in the skill gap and lack of talent, it is necessary to develop graduates who are trained and versed in various offshore engineering areas.
The pedagogical goal of the MSc Offshore Engineering programme is to educate students to be able to take a leadership role in superior technical knowledge and application required in the offshore industry.
a) Fresh Graduate (without working experience) Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree with minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00 OR 2nd Class Upper Division in the relevant field OR equivalent from a recognized university. b) Graduate with relevant working experience Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree in the relevant field OR equivalent from a recognized university. *Working experience in relevant field will be an added advantage.
Candidates are required to show proficiency in written and spoken English in one of the following forms: •A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR •A minimum TOEFL CBT score of 213 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR •A minimum TOEFL PBT score 550 (TOEFL iBT score Result is valid for 2 years only) OR •A minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR •A minimum ELTS score of Band-6 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR •A minimum MUET score of Band-4 (Result is valid for 5 years only) OR •A minimum Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) score Grade C OR •A minimum Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) score Grade C OR •A Minimum Pearson Test of English (PTE) Score 53 However, this requirement is waived if candidate; •have obtained Bachelor / Master or other relevant degree from Malaysian recognized institution whereby all courses are fully conducted in English or; •a native of an English speaking countries or; •graduated from English speaking countries institutions
iii) Additional Supporting Document for International Students
•Documents for International Students •GRE Test Score (Computer-based OR Paper-based Test)
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