Bachelor of Chemical Engineering

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering

Working together with people from all walks of life, chemical engineers help to keep the world going and better. Like all engineers, we design and build equipments, then make them work safely and economically. These are mostly business-to-business activities, often outside public eyes. We specialize on activities that involve chemical and biochemical changes on a large scale. For example, we purify crude oil into petrol, kerosene and diesel that transport everyone around. We too make plastics and their biodegradable versions.
 
Others such as fertilizers, drinking water, cooking oils, packaged foods, medicines and vaccines all have to be produced in large amounts, and here chemical engineers come in. The chips that run our handphones are designed by electronic engineers, but chemical engineers make them in large quantities. Increasingly, chemical engineers deal with living things such as bacteria and plants to produce renewable products. As large-scale chemical processing involves potential adverse social and environmental impact, chemical engineers also protect people and Earth by clever designs and responsible operations.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Pass STPM with at least CGPA 3.00 and obtained Gred B in the
following subjects:

  • Mathematics (T); and
  • Physics;

and

Obtained at least Gred B in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;
and
Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind. 

MATRICULATION / FOUNDATION (Current Year)

Pass Government Matriculation /UM Foundation of Science/or
Foundation from other institutions that is recognized by the Government and University Senate and obtain at least  CGPA  3.00 and Gred B in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Physics/Engineering Physics

and
Obtained at least Gred B  in  any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry;
  • Computer Science/Computing;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
and
Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.

DIPLOMA / EQUIVALENT

Science Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Obtained a Diploma that is recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate. The applicant’s must have a Diploma in the same field related to the engineering programme applied with at least CGPA 3.30;
and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
and
Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Pass STPM not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00 and obtained Gred B in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics (T); and
  • Physics;

and
Obtained at least Gred B in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;
and
Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Pass Government Matriculation /UM Foundation of Science/or
Foundation from other institutions that is recognized by the Government and University Senate and obtain at least  CGPA  3.00 and Gred B in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Physics/Engineering Physics

and
Obtained at least Gred B  in  any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry;
  • Computer Science/Computing;

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;
and
Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Science Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Passed the GCE A-Level with at least Grade B in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Physics;

and
Obtained at least Gred B in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Further Mathematics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Biology

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 4.5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 477 points (PBT) / 153 points (CBT) / 53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.
NOTE: Candidates may apply using Advanced Subsidiary (AS) examination results. A-Level examination results should be submitted later once it has been obtained.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Possess the Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) rank of 70 percent (%) and a minimum score of 16 points (High Achievement) in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Physics;

and
Obtained 16 points (High Achievement) in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Chemistry;
  • Biology;
  • Mathematics;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 4.5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 477 points (PBT) / 153 points (CBT) / 53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Possess the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 30 Point and a minimum grade 4 (Higher Level) in following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Physics

and
Obtained at least Grade 4 (Higher Level) in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Further Mathematics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Biology

and
Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfiling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 4.5 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 477 points (PBT) / 153 points (CBT) / 53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

and
Candidates who apply for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering must not be colour blind.

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