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Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering with Honours





Quick fact

  • You can earn a double degree.

What will I learn?

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

High quality undergraduate engineering education that combines petroleum, gas and exploration engineering to cater for the ever-demanding oil and gas industry.

The ability to apply engineering principles to the design, development and operation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas, including mining and drilling systems, processing and refining systems and facilities, storage facilities, transportation systems, and related environmental and safety systems.

Programme Educational Objectives:

Graduates of APU Bachelor of Engineering in their respective programs are expected within five years of graduation to attain the following programme educational objectives:

Be a practicing engineer contributing to the development of Petroleum Engineering while demonstrating professionalism.

Pursue engineering innovation via career advancement opportunities and/or advanced studies in Petroleum Engineering.

Programme Outcomes:

The students, upon completion of their study, should attain the following outcomes:

Ability to gain and apply principles of Mathematics, Science and Engineering to the solutions of complex engineering problems

Ability to undertake complex engineering problem analysis and apply engineering principles to solve them.

Ability to select and use suitable tools and techniques for complex engineering problems

Ability to investigate complex engineering problems using research techniques.

Ability to design innovative solutions for complex engineering problems.

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally on complex engineering activities

Ability to comprehend and demonstrate good practices of engineering in sustainable development and environmental considerations for the solutions of complex engineering problems

Ability to engage in professional engineering practice for safety, health, social, cultural and legal responsibilities in developing solutions for complex engineering problems

Ability to execute the responsibilities of an Engineer professionally and ethically.

Ability to function effectively as a team leader or a member in a team within multi-disciplinary settings.

Ability to recognize the need for, and be able to engage in independent and life-long learning towards continuous professional development

Career Options:

Production Engineer

Commissioning Engineer

Reservoir Engineer

Well Completion Engineer

Drilling Engineer

Process Engineer

Oil & Gas Design Engineer

Plant Engineer

Petroleum Geologist

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years (8 Semesters))

Tuition fees
Year 1: RM 28,600 (USD $7,330); Year 2: RM 29,700 (USD $7,615); Year 3: RM 29,700 (USD $7,615); Year 4: RM 29,900 (USD $7,670); Total: RM 117,900 (USD $30,230)
Start date

Expected June, September, November 2023


Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Jalan Teknologi 5, Technology Park Malaysia,

Bukit Jalil,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

57000, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian STPM/ SPM. English Requirement: IELTS: 5.0, TOEFL PBT: 410-417, TOEFL IBT: 35-45, Pearson (PTE): 36, MUET: Band 3.

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian STPM/ SPM/ O-Levels/ A-Level and International Baccalaureate (IB) or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

• IELTS: 5.0

• TOEFL IBT: 35-45

• Pearson (PTE): 36

• MUET: Band 3


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