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To produce graduates with (sound) knowledge of actuarial and financial mathematics, capable of critical thinking and problem solving; who can adapt to diverse environment and contribute significantly in various professions.

At the end of the program, graduates with B.Sc. in Actuarial Science are able to:

1. Explain the principles and concepts of actuarial science, finance, statistics and mathematics.

2. Apply actuarial science, finance, statistics and mathematics concepts to solve real-world problems.

3. Conduct professional activities with good social skills and demonstrate a sense of responsibility.

4. Practice characteristics associated with professionalism and ethical responsibility in analyzing real life phenomena.

5. Communicate using critical thinking with effective, accurate and relevant concepts, and exhibit team work and leadership skills.

6. Convert problems into mathematical and statistical models, and develop scientific strategies to obtain solutions;

7. Engage in life-long learning to advance knowledge and applications of actuarial science, finance, statistics and mathematics;

8. Apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills to manage resources needed to complete a task.

If you're looking forward for challenging and high return opportunities, the actuarial field is worth your choice.The career opportunities are vast ranging from insurance to finance, banks, investment as well as security and commodity companies.With the modern demand for risk modelling the chance expand wider to include the non-finance corporate firms. Graduates of our department are expected to be equipped with necessary actuarial tools to face the real demand of the market.

Semester I : September

Semester II : February

Deadline for Malaysian applicants : April for Semester I intake

Deadline for International applicants : June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Last Updated: 01/09/2021