Bachelor of Actuarial Science

Bachelor of Actuarial Science

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

Entry Requirements

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 Special Entry Requirements as listed below.

Special Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION
(Current year)

Science Stream

Passed the STPM with at least a CGPA of 3.50;

and

  • Obtained at least Grade A- in STPM level in the following subjects:
  • Mathematics (M) / Mathematics (T);

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ in STPM level for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET

Science Stream

Passed the Matriculation/Foundation with at least a CGPA of 3.50;

and

Obtained at least Grade A- in Matriculation/Foundation in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ in Matriculation/Foundation program for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics/Engineering Physics
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

Science Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Possess a Diploma in related fields from Public University / other institutions recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University’s Senate with at least CGPA 3.50;

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET


OR


REQUIREMENT 2

Passed the STPM not in current year with at least CGPA 3.50 and fulfils the program specific requirements as follows:
Obtained at least Grade A- in STPM level in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics (M) / Mathematics (T);

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ in STPM level for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET


OR


REQUIREMENT 3

Passed the Matriculation/ Foundations not in current year with at least CGPA 3.50 and fulfils the program specific requirements as follows:
Obtained at least Grade A- in Matriculation/Foundation in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ in Matriculation/Foundation program for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics/Engineering Physics
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET

Science Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

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

  • Mathematics/Further Mathematics; and

and

obtained at least Grade B in one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/Further Mathematics

and

Obtained at least Band 2 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 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 437 points (PBT)/123 points (CBT)/ 41 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

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 International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 36 points and a minimum grade 6 (Higher Level) in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics/Further Mathematics; and

and

Obtained at least Grade 5 (Higher Level) in any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/Further Mathematics

and

Obtained at least Band 2 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 in IELTS (Academic);

or

  • Obtained score of at least 437 points (PBT)/123 points (CBT)/ 41 points (IBT) in TOEFL 

OR


REQUIREMENT 3

Possess the Australian Matriculation  programme (AUSMAT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) rank of 80 percent (%) and a minimum score of 16 points (High Achievement) in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;

and

 One (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 2 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 in IELTS (Academic)

or

  • Obtained score of at least 437 points (PBT)/123 points (CBT)/ 41 points (IBT) in TOEFL
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