Chemical Engineering Degree Programme

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Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons) / Chemical Engineering with Oil and Gas Technology MEng

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Campus: Putrajaya

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 / 4 years

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Science CCCC
A-Level / STPM BBC
Diploma / Any other relevant qualification Recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • The subjects studied must include Mathematics and Chemistry
Year 1 (BEng & MEng)
  • „„Process Industries C
  • „Process Engineering A
  • „„Chemical Thermodynamics and Introductory Chemical Kinetics
  • „„Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists 3
  • „„Process Engineering B
  • „„Process Engineering C
  • „„Process Design A
  • „„Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists 4
Year 2 (BEng & MEng)
  • „„Separation Processes A
  • „„Business Awareness, Safety and Sustainability
  • „„Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • „„Chemistry of Materials for Chemical Engineers
  • „„Separation Processes B
  • „„Multiphase Thermodynamics
  • „Process Modelling
  • „„Process Design B
Year 3 (BEng & MEng)
  • „„Unit Operations A
  • „„Sustainability, Health and Safety
  • „„Energy Generation and Utilisation
  • „„Chemical Reaction, Modelling and Control
BEng only
  • „„BEng Design Project A
  • „„BEng Research Project
  • „„BEng Design Project B
  • „„Oil and Gas Processing
MEng only
  • MEng Design Project A
  • „„FLAME Appraisal
  • „„MEng Design Project B
  • „„FLAME Development
  • „Industrial Training
Year 4 (MEng Chemical Engineering with Oil and Gas Technology ONLY)
  • „„MEng Design Project C
  • „„MEng Research Project C
  • „„Professional and Industrial Studies
  • „Unit Operations B
  • „„MEng Design Project D
  • „„MEng Research Project D
  • „„Advanced Chemical Engineering
  • „„Oil and Gas Processing

RM 40,800

BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

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Campus: Kota Damansara

Intakes: TBC

Duration: 4 years

A-Level 3 Passes with UCAS point of 240 (include Mathematics and Physics / Chemistry / Biology)
STPM 3 Principal passes with Grade C / grade point of 2.0 and above (include Mathematics and Physics / Chemistry / Biology)
UEC 5Bs (include Mathematics and Physics / Chemistry / Biology)
SAM 60% (include Mathematics and Physics / Chemistry / Biology)
CPU 60% (include Advanced Functions, Calculus & Vectors and Physics / Chemistry / Biology)
Foundation in Science / Engineering CGPA 2.00 or Pass (include Mathematics and Physics / Chemistry / Biology)
Year 1
  • Mass & Energy Balance
  • Physical & Organic Chemistry
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Material Science
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory I
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Strength of materials
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Project Year 1
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory II
  • 5 MPU
Year 2
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Separation Processes 1
  • Computational and Numerical Analysis
  • Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory III
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Particle Technology
  • Separation Processes 2
  • Engineers and Society
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory IV
  • Project Year 2
Year 3
  • Process Control and Instrumentation
  • Separation Processes 3
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Technology
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory V
  • Biochemical Engineering Principle
  • Chemical Process Safety
  • Project Management& Economics
  • Engineering Statistic
  • Business Ethics
  • Industrial Training
Year 4
  • Process and Plant Design
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Design Project 1
  • Research Methodology
  • 2 Elective Subjects in Environmental Engineering / Biochemical Engineering
  • Fuel and Energy Utilization
  • Research Project 2
  • Design Project 2

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Chemical Engineering

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Campus: Subang Jaya

Intakes: March, August

Duration: 4 years

Taylor’s Foundation in Engineering (FIE) Pass with min. CGPA 2.00
STPM CCC with min. CGPA 2.00 including Mathematics and Physics
UEC Pass with 5Bs, max. 25 points including Mathematics and Physics
A Levels Min. CCD including Mathematics and Physics
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/SACE International ATAR 70 with min. C in Mathematics (preferably Specialist Mathematics) and Physics
CPU Min. average of 66% in 6 subjects including Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors, and Physics
International Baccalaureate (IB) Min. 28 points in 6 subjects including Mathematics and Physics
Year 1
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Stoichiometry and Processes Applications
  • Engineering Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Design and Communication
  • 2 MPU
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Design and Ergonomics
  • Properties and Applications of Materials
  • Biochemical Processes
Year 2
  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and Simulation
  • Process Integration and Unit Operations I
  • Multidisciplinary Engineering Design
  • Computing Applications for Engineers
  • Engineering Mathematics IV
  • Managing Projects for Success
  • Mass Transfer
  • Reactors and Catalysis
  • Process Integration and Unit Operations II
  • Engineering Design and Innovation
Year 3
  • Advanced Heat & Momentum Transfer
  • Chemical Process Modelling
  • Introduction to Electronics and Electrical Power & Machines
  • Advanced Reaction Systems
  • Data Measurement, Analysis and Experimental Design
  • 2 MPU
  • Process Plant Design
  • Chemical Process Control
  • Pollution Control
  • Safety in Process Plant Design
  • Engineering Economics
  • Industrial Training
Year 4
  • Professional Engineers and Society
  • Final Year Engineering Project I
  • Chemical Engineering Group Project I
  • 4 Electives
  • Final Year Engineering Project II
  • Chemical Engineering Group Project II
  • MPU

Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

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Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level ABB, including mathematics and either physics or chemistry, excluding general studies
IB Diploma  32 points, including 5 points in mathematics (HL) and 5 points in either physics or chemistry (HL)
STPM  AB+B+, including mathematics and either physics or chemistry, excluding Pengajian Am
UEC  5 As, including mathematics, physics and chemistry and grade B in 2 further academic subjects, excluding chinese language
SAM/AUSMAT/HSC  ATAR (UAI)/TER/ENTER 90 including mathematics, physics and chemistry
Canadian Pre-U  90% average based on 6 subjects, including mathematics and science subjects 
Foundation  Successful completion of all modules in the Nottingham Foundation In Engineering programm
Year 1
  • Chemistry in the Environment
  • Engineering Mathematics 1 and 2
  • Engineering Principles 1
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Design
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Introductory Geology
  • Process Engineering Fundamentals
  • Separation Processes Fundamentals
Year 2
  • Analytical Measurement
  • Chemical and Phase Equilibria
  • Chemical Engineering Project
  • Differential Equations and Calculus for Engineers
  • Engineering Materials
  • Fundamentals of Process Control
  • Interfacial Chemistry
  • Particle Mechanics
  • Plant Design
  • Probabilistic and Numerical Techniques for Engineers
  • Separation Processes 1
  • Waste Management
Year 3
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Product Design
  • Design Project
  • Industrial Process Analysis
  • Multi-Component Separations
  • Process Dynamics and Control
  • Process Simulation 1
  • Project Management
  • Reactor Design
  • Transport Phenomena

Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering BEng (Hons)

Studying these programmes you can expect to acquire the essential core knowledge and skills of chemical engineering enhanced with added emphasis on the minimisation of environmental impacts. The programme will provide you with core scientific and engineering knowledge coupled with a wide range of transferable skills which will together enable you to create environmentally responsible solutions to the engineering challenges of tomorrow. On top of the Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons) subjects, some of the additional subjects required are: Environment Field Course, Site Investigation, Air Pollution and Water Treatment.

BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 4 years

STPM Minimum 2C including Mathematics and Chemistry
‘A’ Levels Minimum 2D including Mathematics and Chemistry
UEC Minimum 5 credits, including Mathematics and Chemistry
CPU Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, inclusive of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and Chemistry
Local Matriculation / Foundation from other university Minimum CGPA 2.0
WAEC/NECO Maximum aggregate of 15 points out of best 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum B’s in Mathematics and Chemistry
Diploma/ Advance Diploma/ Degree/ equivalent Pass. Subject to school discretion after reviewing transcript & syllabus. Max credit transfer of 30% of the programme total credits
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Minimum overall average of 65%, inclusive of minimum 65% in Mathematics and Chemistry
International Baccalaureate Minimum 26/42 points from 6 subjects (Minimum scores of 4/7 in Mathematics & Chemistry)
SAM Minimum average of 65% in 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum scores of 65% in Mathematics and Chemistry
Year 1
  • Foundation of Chemistry 1
  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry 2
  • Technical Communication
  • Elements of Material Sciences
  • Foundation of Chemistry 2
  • Mathematical Methods for Engineers 1
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers 1
Year 2
  • Mathematical Methods for Engineers 2
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Electrical Principles
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Numerical and Computing Methods
  • Mass Transfer
  • Introduction to Material and Energy Balances
  • Thermodynamics for Chemical Engineers
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • Chemical Process Simulation and Design
  • Engineers in Society
  • Process Dynamics and Controls
  • Heat Transfer
  • Separation Process Fundamentals
  • Environmental Engineering and Abatement Processes
  • Surface Chemistry and Catalysis
  • Reaction Engineering and Design
  • Process Instrumentation and Instrumental Analysis
  • Corrosion
Year 4
  • Engineering Management and Economics
  • Final Year Project A
  • Final Year Project B
  • Plant and Safety Engineering
  • Process Equipment Design
  • Plant Design Project
  • Petroleum Refining Engineering
  • Chemical Process Design and Optimization
  • Elective
  • Co-operative Placement 4