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BSc (Hons) in Industrial Statistics APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Tution Fees N/A

Sunway University BSc (Hons) in Industrial Statistics is a home-grown 3-year degree programme designed to equip students with the fundamental, advanced and specialized mathematics and statistics knowledge; key to producing a dynamic, in-demand, and skilled workforce for almost every industry.

This programme emphasises the importance of credible, reliable and responsible data analysis in identifying patterns and extraction of hidden information using sound, trusted and scientifically proven mathematical & statistical techniques to enable our graduates to objectively perform descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics for better decision making.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

YEAR 1 

  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Linear Algebra & Applications
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Advanced Calculus
  • English for Mathematical Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Big Data and Knowledge Discovery
  • Programming Principles

YEAR 2 

  • Mathematical Statistics I
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Design of Experiments
  • Communication Skills
  • Regression Analysis
  • Quality Control and Survey Sampling
  • Computer-Intensive Statistical Methods
  • Mathematical Statistics II
  • Community Project

YEAR 3 

  • Time Series & Forecasting
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning Techniques for Data Mining
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Internship

ELECTIVE (choose any 4 in year 3 )

  • Research Project
  • Analysis of Panel Data
  • Bayesian Forecasting
  • Applied Nonparametric Statistics
  • Regression Analysis for Spatial Data
  • Risk Theory
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Advanced Data Analytics

Additional MOHE Compulsary general studies subjects

Malaysian students

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

International students

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

STPM
Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

A-Level*
* Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects.
Minimum 12 points

Australian Matriculation
ATAR 60

Canadian Matriculation
60%

Monash University Foundation Year
60%

Sunway Foundation in Arts
CGPA 2.0

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.0

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma*
CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Specific Requirements
Credit in English at SPM or equivalent for Industrial Statistics

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Chief statistician
  • Statistical data analyst
  • Statistical project consultant
  • Risk data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Statistical quality control engineer
  • Biostatistician
  • Data analytics expert
  • Healthcare statistician
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Researcher

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