Top 5 Universities to Study Chemical in Malaysia 2020

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What is Chemical Engineering?

Chemical Engineering involved in constructing, designing, producing and transporting by using the principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology. Chemical engineers have drastically shifted our society into the modern era with innovations. Chemical engineers practice their skills in the fields of energy, environment, biomedicine, electronics, food production, and materials. They often seek to improve products by making it more effective and efficient with the knowledge of science.

The field of chemical engineering is incredibly challenging, it involves a lot of physics and maths at degree level. Taking this route might not be easy as expected, but the rewards and achievements is worth it in the end. The expertise of Chemical engineer may also applied in the area of law, education, publishing, finance, and medicine.

What skills do you need to be a Chemical Engineer?

Good in Mathematics and Sciences

You will need to score high in Mathematic and Science during Pre-U, it will get harder once you joined Degree programme. Excel in Physics and Chemistry are essential in pursuing the career of chemical engineering.

Information Technology (IT) Skills

IT Skills is important in every field of study, it is the knowledge and ability to use computers and technology efficiently. You will need the tools to calculate, monitor, and evaluate the data. This knowledge can result in you getting hired over your competitors.

Analytical Thinking Skills

Analytical skills help you to solve the problem by breaking the whole situation and troubleshoot the main issue. Possessing an analytical skills grants you numerous benefits such as attention to detail, critical thinking ability, decision making, and researching skills.

Subjects for Chemical

  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Industrial Process Analysis
  • Process Engineering Project
  • Interfacial Chemistry
  • Analytical Measurement
  • Plant Design and Project Management
  • Process Engineering Laboratories

General Qualifications

In order to enter into Chemical courses, you will generally need:
Programmes Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree (3 or 4-Years)
    • STPM & A-level: BBC including B in Mathematics and Chemistry; or
    • Austalian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 65 with 2Bs in Mathematics & Chemistry.
  • UEC: All Passed with 3As including Mathematics & Chemistry; or
  • Foundation in Science: Minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Diploma: Minimum CGPA of 2.00.
Note: The information displayed above may vary between universities, colleges, and institutions.

Career Options for Chemical

  • Electrochemistry Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Food Process Engineer
  • Petrochemical Engineer
  • Biochemical Engineer
  • Chemical Process Engineer
  • Corrosion Engineer

1. University of Nottingham

Campus: Semeyih, Selangor

Chemical Engineering BEng / MEng (Hons)
General Intake: February & September
Indicative fee of 3/4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM190,000

2. Monash University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)
General Intake: February, July & October
Indicative fee of 4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM186,800

3. Heriot-Watt university

Campus: Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya

Chemical Engineering BEng / MEng (Hons)
General Intake: September & January
Indicative fee of 3/4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM173,120

4. Taylor’s University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Chemical Engineering
General Intake: March & August
Indicative fee of -years (Full-time) (2019): RM135,200

5. Curtin University

Campus: Miri, Sarawak

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)(Honours)
General Intake: February & July
Indicative fee of 4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM118,784

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