Bachelor of Science (major in Petroleum Chemistry) (Hons)
Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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|Exam Body||Internal Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||6 Sem|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Science (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)|
|Stream Requirements||Science Stream|
CHEMISTRY is the science of matter which constitutes every single material. The chemical elements are the building blocks of all matter, whether it is living or nonliving; earth, water and air around us, animals and plants, food or synthetic materials. This gives chemistry a central place in the basic sciences, as it is linked with other disciplines from biological sciences to physics, medical, earth and environmental sciences, as well as engineering.
The Bachelor of Science Honours in Petroleum Chemistry is one of the three programs in Chemistry Department was accredited by The Royal Society of Chemistry, the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. The Bachelor of Science Honours in Petroleum Chemistry incorporates the traditional chemistry areas with an emphasis on petroleum chemistry. It has been designed to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving society, and in response to national aspirations. The Department has, over the years, continually revised the program and developed new courses relevant to the nation needs. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science Honours in Petroleum Chemistry are required to carry out a project in their final year under the supervision of lecturers. Industrial training is a compulsory for all the students. Industrial training provides students with the necessary practical exposure and skills and assists the students in becoming a successful professional chemist in the future.
Graduates of Bachelor of Science Honours in Petroleum Chemistry are equipped to enter directly into the job market. Graduates have wide career prospects in the private and public sectors such as manufacturing and processing industries, industries related to petroleum, chemical, ceramic, oleochemicals, polymer, food, electronics, the environmental, mining, pharmaceuticals and health-related industries, agriculture industries, government agencies, including forensic science, police, customs and patents, defense, education (secondary schools, matriculation colleges and universities) and research, and areas related to biotechnology and nanotechnology as well as marketing. The degree also allows them to pursue postgraduate studies in chemistry and related areas.
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.