University Technology Petronas (UTP)


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.

Why Choose UTP

  • UTP is the first and only private university in Malaysia to be rated a maximum 5-star overall rating in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Stars University Rating System.

  • UTP has made a conscious effort to ensure that the teaching and research facilities are built to enable efficient academic delivery as well as support groundbreaking research and development.

  • UTP is nestled on a 400-hectare land within the quaint yet developing locale of Bandar Seri Iskandar in Perak, Malaysia.

  • 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 66 countries around the world.


University Facilities

  • Hostel / Accommodation

  • Library

  • Outdoor Sports / Indoor Games

  • Swimming Pool

  • Cafeteria

  • Labs & Workshops

  • Auditorium

  • Transportation (BUS)

  • Jogging Track

  • Indoor ATM

  • WiFi Connectivity

  • Student lounge

  • clubs and societies

  • clinic

  • Administrative & Service

  • Prayer room

  • classroom with air conditioner

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fees per year & living costs per year

Tuition fees: starting from MYR 12,000 to MYR 94,400
Application fees: USD 50 / RM200
Living costs:MYR 8,400
Accommodation costs:MYR 1,920

Entry Requirements

English Requirements 

  • Undergraduate – International: IELTS score of 5.0 or TOEFL paper-based score of 500 or equivalent

  • Postgraduate – International: 

    • Engineering Programmes – IELTS – 5.0, TOEFL – 500 

    • Science/PhD. in Management/PhD. in Social Science & Humanities Programmes – IELTS – 6.0, TOEFL – 550

    • Information Technology / Information Systems Programmes – IELTS – 6.0, TOEFL – 550

General Requirements 

  • Bachelor: Candidates in High school/ secondary or A-level must hold min. CGPA of 3 out of 4 or must be passed.

  • Master: Candidates must hold a BSC degree with at least CGPA of 3 out of 4 or 2nd class upper division, or,Equivalent in the related field from a recognized university

  • PhD: Candidates must hold a BSC degree with at least CGPA of 3 out of 4 or equivalent in the related field from a recognized university.


On-Campus: Village room

UTP provides on-campus accommodation for all students. Fees for accommodation are charged at RM190 per month on twin sharing basis.


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Campus location of UTP Malaysia:UTP Malaysia is located in Bander Seri Iskandar in Perak, which is a 3 – hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur.