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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN STATISTICS

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

To produce graduates with a sound knowledge of mathematics and statistics, thinking critically, solving problems, capable to adapt to diverse environment and capable of life-long learning.

SUBJECTS

  1. Comprehend advanced statistical theory covering statistical and mathematical arguments, proofs and abstract concepts.
  2. Apply technical and practical skills relating to advanced statistics required in different fields.
  3. Perform social responsibility with the skills in statistics.
  4. Practice professionalism and statistical ethics required in different areas such as management and medicine.
  5. Work in a group as a leader in dealing with statistical tasks.
  6. Solve statistical problems with scientific experience and skills.
  7. Use statistics in information management that contributes to lifelong learning.
  8. Practice efficient and effective management and entrepreneurial skills.

 

Master of Science in Statistics

Session 2017/2018

(42 CREDITS)

1. Program Core Courses (26 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

SQB7001

Research Methodology for Statistics

3

SQB7002

Research Project for Statistics

10

SQB7003

Statistical Inference

4

SQB7004

Probability Theory

4

SQB7005

Statistical Laboratory

2

SQB7006

Statistical Consultancy and Data Analysis

3

2. Program Elective Courses (16 CREDITS)

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

SQB7007

Multivariate Analysis

4

SQB7008

Stochastic Models

4

SQB7009

Bayesian Statistics

4

SQB7010

Decision Statistics

4

SQB7011

Generalized Linear Models

4

SQB7012

Experimental Design and Quality Engineering

4

SQB7013

Statistical Time Series

4

SQB7014

Risk Theory

4

SQB7015

Stochastic Processes in Finance

4

SQB7016

Computer Intensive Methods

4

SQB7017

Robust Statistics

4

SQB7018

Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics

4

SQB7019

Data Mining

4

SQB7020

Survival Data Analysis

4

SQB7021

Epidemiology Modelling

4

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

LOCAL STUDENTS

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) Pass 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 papers and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above);
and
(2) Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme.
and
(3) Have fulfilled all special requirements of the programme as may be prescribed by the Senate

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above
or
• A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
• Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Students must obtain:
• TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above
or
• IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above Without any of the above English proficiency certificates, students that have been accepted would be issued with a conditional offer letter for subsequent fulfillment of the English language requirements.
Applications must be submitted online at apply.um.edu.my
• For the latest English Language Requirements please refer here

 

 

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