Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Science
Offered by: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
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|Exam Body||Internal Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||3 Yrs|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees (International Student)||54350/course|
|Campus||Sg Long Campus|
|Faculty||Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering & Science|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Mathematics & Statistics|
Actuarial Science encompasses the study of applied mathematics, statistics and financial theory to solve financial problems. It is a study of the financial risks associated with uncertain future events, with emphasis on assurance (life assurance), property and casualty insurance, pension plans and employee benefit programmes.
This programme is designed to meet the rapid changing needs and challenges of the insurance and investment-related industries by aligning its syllabi with the professional examination requirements.
It offers subjects that have been approved by the actuarial organisations for Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) credit, i.e. Economics, Corporate Finance and Applied Statistics. It covers all the topics on the CAS/SOA Probability (P) and Financial Mathematics (FM) actuarial examinations plus more than 12 semester hours on the topics for the SOA Actuarial Models (M) examination and the CAS/SOA Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models (C) examination that entail topics such as contingent payment models and frequency, severity and aggregate claims models. Students may gain international recognition, in addition to the UTAR honours degree.
To enhance their employability, this programme also equips students with relevant IT skills.
STPM with minimum 2 Principal Passes including Mathematics OR
A-Level with minimum 2 Passes including Mathematics OR
South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with a Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) 70 and Grade B in 2 relevant subjects including Mathematics OR
Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with an average of 70% in 6 relevant subjects including MathematicsOR
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 5 relevant subjects including Mathematics OR
Matriculation Certificate (Science Field), Ministry of Education OR
Foundation in Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman OR
Diploma, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) in the relevant field OR
Foundation from other Institutions of Higher Learning in the relevant field OR
January, May & October
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.