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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Sciences

Offered by: Quest International University (QIU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFull-time:3 years. Part-time: 5 years
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FacultyFaculty of Computing And Engineering
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Sciences programme trains actuaries whohave the ability to model and analyse finance-related risks, especially in the banking and insurance industries.

There is a high demand for quality actuaries in financial planning institutions,corporations, investment companies and brokerage firms – particularly in risk management and financial consulting services.

QIU’s Actuarial Science programme is recognised by international professional examination bodies such as the Society of Actuaries (SOA), the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), the Certified in Quantitative Risk Management (CQRM) by the International Institute of Professional Education and Research (IIPER) and the Registered Financial Planner (RFP) by the Malaysia Financial Planning Council (MFPC). Our curriculum is designed to prepare students for these tests.

The programme includes four significant specialisations – Financial Planning, Data Science, Banking and Islamic Finance. Popular software systems such as SPSS, R, Python, C++, SAS and Real Time Stock Price Tracking System are incorporated into the programme’s curriculum design. This ensures that graduates are able to analyse business and finance problems with mathematical models and provide specific financial solutions.

Entry Requirements
Matriculation / Foundation Pass QIU foundation in Business/Science Programmes with CGPA ? 2.0; OR


Pass South Australian Matriculation Programme (SAM)/ Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT)/ University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation/ Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)/ Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP)/ Canadian Pre-University (CPU); OR

Pass Matriculation/ Foundation/ Asasi from any IPTA/ IPTS/

Institution that is allowed to offer pre-university programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR

General Certificate of Education Advanced (”A”) Level Pass A-Level/New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) with passes in 2 subjects
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Pass with two full passes in 2 subjects and with a credit in Mathematics at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Pass with a minimum Jayyid Rank in 2 subjects and with a credit in Mathematics at the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with at least grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics
Recognised Diploma in a related field Pass Diploma in a related field of study with a minimum CGPA of 2.5. Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be admitted subject to rigorous internal assessment process; OR


Pass Diploma in any other field with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 and with a credit in Mathematics at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia SPM (or equivalent) level

Other Qualifications Pass International Baccalaureate with average grade point ? 2.0 based on three advanced level subjects. A minimum total point is 20, excluding bonus points; OR


Other qualifications will be assessed based on Senate’s recommendation and referred to MQA for approval on a case by case basis.

Intake Months

April, July, September/October

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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