Petroleum Engineering

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

in world ranking*

in local ranking*

About the course

This Masters course will allow students to gain a sophisticated understanding of environmental, petroleum and naval engineering in order to contribute to research in your field or develop your career prospects. Students are typically able to choose to undertake coursework only options or a minor thesis as part of the program.

What you might learn

Students can choose units of study such as environmental and spatial data analysis, ecology and sustainability, including an option of undertaking placements for some courses. Training throughout the degree will help you to develop key skills to specialise in that subject area.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as biomedical engineer, academic, maritime engineer, policy maker, petroleum engineer, environmental engineer, and etc. in companies including ExxonMobil, General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Samsung Electronics, General Electric, and etc.


1 year or 2 years

Tuition fees

  • Local: RM73,000 per year
  • International: RM75,500 per year

Living Costs in Putrajaya**

(Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant)
RM 8 - 10

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom in City Centre)
RM 2,345 - 3,101

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom Outside of Centre)
RM 870 - 1,150

RM 3 - 5

Utilities per Month
(Electricity, Mobile & Internet)
RM 288 - 381

Average Salary**


Tuition fees per year

RM 75,500



2 years

Upcoming Intakes

Sep 2019

Course Code

KPT/JPS (N/544/7/0001)(FA3474) 06/18


+60 3 5634 3767


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