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Applied Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 54 months
University rank #439 (QS) Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
The Applied Chemistry programme from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS is aligned with UTP's Mission Statements to produce skilled knowledge workers, addressing the nation's call for more scientists and technologists especially in the areas of Petrochemistry, Sustainable Chemistry and Nanotechnology. 
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This Applied Chemistry programme from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS is developed to nurture students into competent graduates with the knowledge, understanding, skills and values required in our move towards a high income society.

This exclusive programme adopts the multi-mode educational delivery system which emphasises on student-centred learning, practical-based approach and experiential learning, as individuals or in teams, intended to realise UTP's seven (7) attributes for a well-rounded graduate model. The programme stresses the need for firm foundation in Fundamental Chemistry, followed by advanced courses such as Separation Process, Petrochemical Processes, Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Analytical Instrumentation, Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Spectroscopy. Students learning experience is also enhanced with the incorporation of the multidisciplinary Science Team Project and also the compulsory 7-month structured Student Industrial Internship Programme.

In addition to the above, students are given the opportunity to choose their specialisation in any of the following areas:

  • Petrochemistry
  • Sustainable chemistry
  • Nanotechnology

Programme Outcomes

  • Acquire fundamental and basic knowledge of Chemistry.
  • Apply knowledge of Chemistry and Mathematics Design to conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • Identify and solve applied science problems and challenges in industries.
  • Use the techniques, skills and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.
  • Conduct applied chemistry research project in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Communicate effectively not only with other science graduates, but also with community at large.
  • Demonstrate business acumen and entrepreneurship skills.
  • Recognise the need to undertake life-long learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 54 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ​Health, Safety and Environment
  • ​Probability and Statistics
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chemistry Practical 
  • Physical Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements


  • Minimum Grade: Pass with at least Principal C (or 2.00) in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
A-Level or Equivalent
  • Minimum Grade: Pass with at least Grade C in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Minimum Grade: Pass with minimum 24 Points including at least Point 4 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4860 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21868 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 54 months.
  • National

    3840 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17298 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 54 months.
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  • National: 71,000 MYR per full programme
  • International: 89,760 MYR per full programme


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