Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)

Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)

国油大学

Last Updated: 2019-10-25 12:32:58
Type of Institution
Professional university
Year of Establishment
1997
Founded Body/ Founder
Institute of Technology PETRONAS
Leadership
Professor Ts. Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim bin Abdul Mutalib (Vice Chancellor & CEO)
Campus
Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan(Main Campus)
Student Number (local)
7230
Student Number (international)
750
Number of Teaching Staff
372

Introduction

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established on 10 January 1997 and is a leading private university in Malaysia.

The campus is built on a 400 hectare (1,000 acres) site strategically located at Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia. The university is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS, the national oil and gas company of Malaysia.

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

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 self-sustainable building, transport infrastructure, health analytics, hydrocarbon recovery, contaminant management and autonomous system.

UTP has produced more than 15,000 graduates and currently has an enrolment of over 1,200 foundation students, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,200 postgraduates from more than 60 countries around the world.

Specialty

Government-Linked University
Engineering, Technology & Science
7-Months Student Industrial Internship Program
Student Abroad Excahnge Program
21st Century Teaching & Learning Experience
90% Employbility Rate
Academia–Industry Collaboration in Producing Work-Ready Graduates via Well Rounded Model

Achievement

Rated 5-Stars for Excellence in QS World University Ranking 2019
Rated 6-Stars in Malaysia Research Assessmnet (MyRA) 2019
Rated 6-Stars in SETARA 2017 University Ranking
Top 150 for Chemical Engineering Programme in QS World University Ranking 2019
Top 200 for Mechanical Engineering Programme in QS World University Ranking 2019
Top 250 for Electrical & Electronics Engineering Programme in QS World University Ranking 2019
Top 300 for Computer Science & Information Systems Programme in QS World University Ranking 2019
Ranked 99 in QS University Ranking 2018 (Asia) 2017/2018
Ranked Top 80 for University Under 50 Years Old in QS World University Ranking 2019
Ranked Top 200 for Engineering & Technology in QS University Ranking 2018
Ranked 98 Place for Times Higher Education World University Rankings (Asia) 2018
Ranked 60 Place for Times Higher Education World University Rankings (Emerging Economies) 2018