Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) achieved a milestone when its Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Petroleum Geoscience programme obtained accreditation from Geological Society of London.
The recognition shows that the UTP programme is of the highest quality comparable with similar programmes by leading universities in the UK and Ireland, such as Cambridge, Oxford, University of Aberdeen, Cardiff University and National University of Ireland as well as King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia.
A graduate of this accredited programme will directly gain the experience relevant to achieving the Chartered Geologist or Scientist (CGeol/CSci) status.
For details on the accreditation, visit www.geolsoc.org.uk/Education-and- Careers/Universities/Degree-Accreditation/Universiti-Teknologi-PETRONAS
One of its kind in the Southeast Asian region, UTP’s undergraduate Petroleum Geoscience programme is ranked in the top 60 for Mineral and Mining Engineering by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings in 2022.
UTP has also retained its standing as the top university in the nation on this subject for the third year in a row.
The varsity’s Petroleum Geoscience programme is packed with active learning opportunities and exciting outdoor activities along with industrial interactions that provide exposure to cutting-edge technology and the latest digital applications.
The programme is based on an up-to-date, comprehensive and advanced curriculum recognised and monitored by accreditation agencies, professional bodies, international examiners, academics and industrial experts.
The courses are delivered by Malaysian and international academic staff from various geoscience specialisations, including geology, geophysics and geochemistry.
For details on the Petroleum Geoscience programme and to apply for the September 2022 intake, visit www.utp.edu.my