Universiti Teknologi Petronas

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Perak Darul Ridzuan, Seri Iskandar, 32610, Malaysia

About Universiti Teknologi Petronas

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established on 10 January 1997 and is the number 1 private university in Malaysia.

UTP offers a wide range of industry-relevant engineering, science and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and aims to produce well-rounded graduates with excellent leadership qualities and communication abilities.

UTP has produced more than 15,000 graduates and currently has an enrollment of over 1,200 foundation students, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates from more than 66 countries around the world.

The university conducts extensive research activities in collaboration with PETRONAS and other institutions and industries, locally and abroad, on six research focus and niche areas.  They are sustainable living, transport infrastructure, health analytics, hydrocarbon recovery, contaminant management and autonomous system.

Programmes Offered

Undergraduate Programmes






Postgraduate Programmes


  • MSc in Chemical Engineering
  • MSc in Petroleum Engineering
  • MSc in Petroleum Geoscience
  • MSc in Civil Engineering
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering
  • PhD in Petroleum Engineering
  • PhD in Petroleum Geoscience
  • PhD in Civil Engineering
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering


  • MSc in Information Technology
  • PhD in Information Technology


  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • PhD of Science

Management & Humanities

  • M Phil in Management
  • M Phil in Social Science & Humanities
  • PhD in Social Science & Humanities
  • PhD in Management

Masters by Coursework

Explore rankings data for Universiti Teknologi Petronas

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Key statistics

  • 21%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 33 : 67
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 6,448
    Number of FTE Students
  • 16.5
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2019 World University Rankings



Universiti Teknologi Petronas
Universiti Teknologi Petronas
Universiti Teknologi Petronas