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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Petrochemical Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Petrochemical Engineering Regular Class
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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.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Petrochemical Engineering

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


4 years (Full-time)


January, May, October

Total Programme Fees:   

RM69,200 - RM69,500

Medium of Instruction:   





Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT)

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Career Prospects:

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

Professional Recognition/Accreditation:

The UTAR Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Ptrochemical Engineering is recognised by the following organisations.

How to Become a Professional Engineer in Malaysia?

International Recognition through Washington Accord
Engineering degree programmes at UTAR are professionally accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and are thus internationally recognised under the Washington Accord. Under the Washington Accord, UTAR engineering qualifications can be accredited or recognised as substantially equivalent to accredited or recognised academic qualifications in the other 20 signatory countries, as well as accepted for career opportunities leading to Professional/Chartered Engineer status in these countries.

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