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Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Applied Chemistry

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Chemistry is a full-time programme offered by the Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (DFAS) where the entry requirement is UTP’s Foundation Studies program or any other equivalent qualifications (STPM, A-level, Matriculation, and others). English is the medium of instruction, with exception to some national requirement courses that will be delivered in Bahasa Malaysia and also other language courses such as French and others.

In line with UTP’s mission statements, the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Chemistry is developed to prepare skilled knowledge workers to meet the industry’s need especially in the areas of Petrochemistry, Sustainable Chemistry and Nanotechnology. The 3.5-year programme is also enriched with the offer of a 7-month Industrial Internship Training for all students either locally or internationally.

This program will address the nation’s call to produce more scientists and technologists in our move towards high income society.  DFAS faculty members comprised of qualified and experienced teaching staffs with background in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to nurture the students into becoming competent and innovative graduates.  Career opportunities for the graduates are enormous from the industries, government, academia and R&D sectors. These include Analytical Chemists, Computational Chemists, Quality Control Chemists, Process Engineers and Research Scientists, to name a few.

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Applied Physics

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Physics is a full-time programme offered by the Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences (DFAS) where the entry requirement is UTP’s Foundation Studies program or any other equivalent qualifications (STPM, A-level, Matriculation, and others). English is the medium of instruction, with exception to some national requirement courses that will be delivered in Bahasa Malaysia and also other language courses such as French and others.

In line with UTP’s mission statements, the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Physics is developed to produce skilled knowledge workers to meet the industry’s need especially in the areas of Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy and Oil & Gas Exploration. The 3.5-year programme is also enriched with the offer of a 7-month Industrial Internship Training for all students either locally or internationally.

This program will address the nation’s call to produce more scientists and technologists in our move towards high income society.  DFAS faculty members comprised of qualified and experienced teaching staffs with background in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to nurture the students into becoming competent and innovative graduates.  Career opportunities for the graduates are enormous from the industries, government, academia and R&D sectors. These include Geophysicist, Product Scientists, Quality Control Physicist, Process Engineers and Research Scientists, to name a few.

Click here for more information on the programme.


Entry Requirement

 

STPM

  • Pass STPM with at least Principal C (or 2.00) in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry;


OR


A-Level or equivalent

  • Pass A-Level with at least Grade C in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.



OR


International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum 24 Points including at least Point 4 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry;


OR


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


OR


Foundation in Relevant Field from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

  • Pass Foundation Program in relevant field from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS with at least a final CGPA of 2.00/4.00;

OR

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;

OR

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;



OR


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%

OR

Australian Matriculation Program

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)



OR

Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government;



AND

Additional Requirements for Malaysian Students:

  • Candidate must be a Malaysian citizen.
  • Application must be made using the final examination semester results.
  • At least Grade C (Credit) in Bahasa Inggeris at SPM AND BAND 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET).


Fees

 

Item

RM

One off registration fee including tuition fee partial (for new students only)

2,900.00

Total tuition Undergraduate Applied Chemistry & Applied Physics Programmes (less tuition fee partial paid during registration) including estimated hostel fee for the whole 3 1/2-year studies

67,000.00



Note:

The above fees exclude:

  • Medical check-up for all new students (to be conducted in UTP campus) chargeable separately at approximately RM230.00
  • The University reserves the right to change the fees without prior notice.


Withdrawal from UTP

Students who intend to withdraw from UTP are required to complete the Clearance form
(UTP-REG/ADM-008-15) that can be obtained from Admission & Registration Unit, Registry Office.


Period


Quantum of Charges


Before Course Registration

  • “Minggu Aluan Siswa” package of RM564.00
  • 2% from the Academic and Annual Fee for one (1) semester


After Course Registration until Add/Drop Period

  • 16% from the Academic and Annual Fee for one (1) semester


After Add/Drop Period

  • 100% from the Academic and Annual Fee for one (1) semester

 


How to Apply

 

Intake

Level

Online Application (Tentative)

Min. Qualification

January 2016

Undergraduate

16 October 2015

STPM / A-Level / IB / Matriculation / Foundation / Diploma / Aus. Mat. OR other equivalent qualification

March 2016

Foundation

1 December 2015

SPM / O-Level

May 2016

Undergraduate

1 March 2016

STPM / A-Level / IB / Matriculation / Foundation / Diploma / Aus. Mat. OR other equivalent qualification

July 2016

Foundation

21 March 2016

SPM / O-Level

September 2016

Undergraduate

15 June 2016

STPM / A-Level / IB / Matriculation / Foundation / Diploma / Aus. Mat. OR other equivalent qualification

Note:* Offering for May & September intakes (Undergraduate) are based on the availability of programme.

 

  • Application must be made online together with hardcopy submission
  • Applicant who is applying for Undergraduate Programme (i.e: application who has Diploma / STPM / Matriculation / Foundation / A-Level / IB or equivalent) MUST use his / her Final Semester Result and MUST fulfill the entry requirements as stated above to be eligible for consideration.
  • Announcement to invite application will be made at the main page of UTP Website once the online application is open for a particular intake session
  • Applicant need to submit a fresh new application for each intake session.
  • An application fee is chargeable at *RM30.00 (non-refundable) for each application and subject to changes.

 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

 

1.

Where could we get information about intake and on other admission matters?

Information on admission matters and Programmes offered are available at UTP website. For further inquiry, please contact +605 368 8407/8156/8406/8153 OR email us at miqbal.ahmadnasir@petronas.com.myOR ahmad_zamdi@petronas.com.my

2.

What are the entry qualifications for admission into Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS?

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3.

What is the method of application?

Application must be made through on-line. The on-line application portal will be linked to UTP website (main page) once it is open.

4.

When is the closing date of application?

The exact date of on-line application (opening and closing date) will be announced in the UTP website once the application portal is open.

5.

I have submitted my application. What is the next process?

Application must be made on-line AND followed with the submission of related documents (closing date for online application for each intake session will be notified in the UTP website/application portal).

Your application will only be processed WHEN:

  • The on-line application has been submitted (Note: A reference number will be generated and will appear in the pop-up message upon each successful submission); AND
  • The printed on-line application and all related documents received by Admission Unit, Registry Office, UTP on/before the last day of submission (Note: Documents needed, address and procedure to submit the application documents is available in the application portal once it is open).

You are then to check your application status via UTP website within dates as stipulated in the application portal (Note: Please remember your email address and your password used for the on-line application, they are needed for you to re-log into the application portal for checking of application status).

6.

How long does it take to complete a programme at UTP?

  • Foundation Programme (Engineering & Technology Streams) – 1 year (3 semesters).
  • Undergraduate Programme (Applied Chemistry and Applied Physics) – 3 and ½ years

7.

How much is the total fee and when to pay?

  • Registration fee (for new students only) = RM2,900.00
    - To pay before the registration date.


Tuition Fees

  • Undergraduate Applied Chemistry & Applied Physics

    - Tuition fee 3 1/2-year studies (including estimated hostel fee) = RM69,000.00 (the amount will be deducted by RM2,000.00 tuition fee partial paid during registration and is segregated by semester based on total credit hours taken for the particular semester). To pay at least 2 weeks before commencement of final examination for the particular semester

Note:

  • Credit hour rate for Undergraduate Programme is RM413.00.
  • The above fees exclude medical check-up for all new students (to be conducted in UTP campus) chargeable separately at RM230.00 (approximate).
  • The University reserves the right to change the fees without prior notice.

8.

Will there be in campus accommodation available?

Yes. Students will be provided with accommodation for their whole education period in UTP. The cost of accommodation is approximately at RM780/semester for Undergraduate.

9.

Does UTP provide sponsorship?

No. However, UTP may assist the student for application of sponsorship from various sponsoring agencies (government or private organization) through UTP Sponsorship Unit.