Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

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

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 Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Science Stream

Passed the STPM with at least a CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained at least Grade B at the STPM level in the following subject:

  • Mathematics (T)/Mathematics (M); 

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

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and
Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET.

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION (Current year)

Science Stream

Passed the Matriculation/Foundation with at least a CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained at least Grade B in the following subject:
          Mathematics; and
Obtained any one (1) of the following subjects:

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

and
Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET.

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

Science Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Possess a Diploma in any related fields from other institutions recognised by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University’s Senate with at least a CGPA of 3.00;
and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Passed STPM not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.00 and meet the special requirements of the program as follows:
Obtained at least Grade B at the STPM level in the following subject:

  • Mathematics (T)/Mathematics (M);

and

any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Passed the Matriculation/Foundation not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.00 and meet the special requirements of the program as follows
Obtained at least Grade B in Matriculation/Foundation for the following subject:

  • Mathematics;

and
any one (1) of the following subjects:

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

and
Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET.

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

Science Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a GCE A Level qualification with at least Grade B in the following subject:

  • Mathematics/Further Mathematics;

and

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 2

Possess the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 30 points and obtained at least Grade 5 (Higher Level) in the following subject:

  • Mathematics/Further Mathematics;

and
Obtain 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.

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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