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Program Objectives

This programme has the following objectives:

  • To produce graduates who can fulfill the demand of the financial services industries especially the insurance industry.
  • To produce graduates with the analytical and scientific method skills in the field of actuarial science.

Entry Requirement

Candidates must fulfill the UNIVERSITY GENERAL REQUIREMENTS and:

1. Passed SPM or equivalent qualifications (recognized by the Government of Malaysia) with credits in the following subjects:

OR

2. Passed Pre-Diploma Science (PD008) from UiTM

Course Outline

Semester 1 Year 1
Calculus I, Principle of Risk Management and Insurance, Fundamental of Computer Science, Financial Accounting, Man and Religion, Integrated Language Skills I, Co-Curriculum I

Semester 2 Year 1
Calculus II, Introduction to Statistics and Probability, Fundamental of Computer Problem Solving, Microeconomics, Islamic Thought and Civilization, Integrated Language Skills II, Co-Curriculum II

Semester 3 Year 2
Calculus III, Mathematical Statistics I, Fundamental of Management, Macroeconomics, Fundamental of Takaful, Integrated Language Skills III, Co-Curriculum III

Semester 4 Year 2
Linear Algebra I, Mathematical Statistics II, Financial Mathematics, Introduction to Actuarial Science, Fundamental of Regression Analysis

Semester 5 Year 3
Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics, Operations Research, Personal Financial Planning, Fundamental of Entrepreneurship, Introduction to Time Series Analysis and Forecasting

Career Opportunities

Majority of the diploma holders are absorbed by the public and the private sectors such as insurance companies, banks and other financial institutions like security firms. Their tasks include handling statistical investigations.