Bachelor of Actuarial Science

Bachelor of Actuarial Science

The programme aims to produce graduates who have sound knowledge in the actuarial field through exploration in the theoretical and application of mathematics, statistics, economics and finance, able to think critically in problem solving as well as capable to increase competitiveness in the national and international levels.

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

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ at the STPM in 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 for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics;

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ in Matriculation/Foundation 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 any related fields from Public University/other institutions recognised by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University’s Senate with at least a CGPA of 3.50;
and
Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET


OR


REQUIREMENT 2
Passed the STPM not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.50 and fulfils the programme’s 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+ at the STPM level in 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 a CGPA of 3.50 and fulfils the programme’s 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
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 fulfilling 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 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 fulfilling 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 fulfilling 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

International Students

Entry Requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above 

OR

  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with the least a CGPA of 3.00
  • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty

English Language Requirements

  • Effective from February 2019 intake, the English requirements has been updated and International students applying for the undergraduate programmes at University of Malaya must obtain:
    • Band of 5.0 and above in IELTS (Academic); or
    • Score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above in TOEFL; or
    • Band of 3 and above in Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
    • Score 41 and above in Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic); or
    • Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge; or
    • Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Secondary Education (0 Level), University of Cambridge; or
    • Grade C and above in Cambridge Assessment English: First (FCE)
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