Chemical Engineering (Honors)

    University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)  Chemical and Materials Engineering  Bachelor  14


Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Technology


What will you learn?

The programme is a professional degree that is highly regarded and marketable that prepares undergraduate students for the employment in chemical related industries or graduate study. This programme has been designed specifically to address the needs of various chemical related industries for knowledgeable and well trained personnel in engineering discipline. The theoretical and practical nature of this programme will enable prospective students to apply directly at the workplace the advanced concepts taught.


Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After 3 – 5 years of graduation, the graduates are expected to become Chemical Engineers who are:


Competent to contribute towards the human capital in the national strategic industries.


Effective leaders with good communication and teamwork skills.


Able to advance themselves in industry or academia.


Practising professionalism with ethical, social and environmental responsibilities.


Capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.



Pass in SPM with at least obtain credits (C) in five (5) subjects:

  1. Bahasa Melayu
  2. English
  3. Mathematics
  4. And two (2) other subjects


Academic Requirement for admission in UNIKL University Malaysia 

Diploma & Bachelor Programs

  • Candidates in High school, secondary or A-level must hold min. CGPA of 2 out of 4 or must be passed.
  • For studying engineering pass marks in Math, Chemistry and physics in high school.

Master Programs 

  • Bachelor's degree with min. CGPA of 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent in a relevant field of study.
  • Any Bachelor's degree with CGPA of 2 to 2.5 out of 4 in a relevant field can be accepted subject to a minimum 2 years of working experience in a related field.

PhD programs

  • A Master's degree with min. CGPA of 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent in a relevant field of study.
  • Any Master's degree with minimum CGPA of 2 to 2.5 out of 4 in a relevant field can be accepted subject to a minimum 2 years of working experience in a related field.


English language requirement for admission in UniKL University Malaysia: It is mandatory for every international student to take English tests like TOFEL (Test of English as a Foreign Language or IELTS (International English language Testing System) with the minimum required score for respective programs.

Types of Program

Minimum TOEFL Score

Minimum IELTS Score

Diploma & Bachelor Programs

  • Internet Based Test: 70
  • Paper Based: 500
  • Computer Based: 195

5.5 Academic

Master & PhD Programs

  • Internet Based Test: 90
  • Paper Based: 575
  • Computer Based: 230

6 Academic 


Also, if by any chance you don't have the above qualifications in English, you can take the UniKL English placement test in Malaysia. You have to get passed in the test for getting admission to the English programs but in case you can't make it the you will be required to study a compulsory English course at UniKL.


Tuition Fees:

Totally (USD) Yearly (USD)
$ 5200 $ 1300
$ 1300
$ 1300
$ 1300


Course Details:

Duration: Full Time (4 year) Intakes: January, September


Core areas of emphasis:

Majors in engineering will be able to: PLO 1: Engineering Knowledge Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and chemical engineering to the solution of complex chemical engineering problems; PLO 2: Problem Analysis Identify,


Career prospects:

Chemical engineering is primarily the application of chemical principles to industrial processes and environmental problems that resulting a change in composition and properties of matter to benefit society and the environment. Thus, chemical engineers play an important role in the design, development, construction and operation of industrial processes for the production of diverse range of products as well as in commodity and specialty chemicals. They can focus on one or more of the following roles: managing scale-up processes from plant to full industrial-scale manufacturing, researching new products from trial through to commercialization, modifying and improving the processing or product lines, as well as designing and commissioning new plants.


Campus (Main Campus)

1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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