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Programme Objective

The programme has the following objectives:

  • To produce graduates who are able to apply fundamental statistical knowledge in accordance to ethical standards and practices for life-long learning.
  • To produce graduates who are skillful in solving real-life problem using statistical approach and able to communicate research findings.
  • To produce graduates with effective interpersonal skills and cooperative team members with good leadership qualities.
  • To produce graduates who are sufficient entrepreneurship knowledge as well as creative and innovative.

Entry Requirements

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:

  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Additional Science /Science
  • English
  • AND
  • a pass in History (applicable for SPM 2013 onwards)


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

Course Outline

Semester 1 Year 1
Basic Statistics, Calculus I, Fundamentals of Islam, Integrated Language Skills: Listening, Co-Curriculum I, Principles of Economics, Introduction to Financial Accounting and Reporting

Semester 2 Year 1
Probability and Statistics, Calculus II, Fundamentals of Finance, Islamic Thought & Civilization, Integrated Language Skills II: Reading, Co-Curriculum II

Semester 3 Year 2
Statistical Methods, Linear Algebra I, Fundamentals of Research, Introduction to Operation Research, Science & Technology in Islam, Integrated Language Skills III: Writing, Co-Curriculum III, *Elective

Semester 4 Year 2
Mathematical Logic and Proving Techniques, Fundamentals of Computer Problem Solving, Introduction to Database Management System, Fundamentals of Regression Analysis, Fundamentals of Research, Introduction to Time Series Forecasting, *Elective

Semester 5 Year 3
Design and Analysis of Experiments, Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship, Statistical Software, *Elective

Tools for Quality Improvement, Interactive Multimedia, Digital Electronics, An Introduction to Computer Security, Business Communication, Financial Mathematics I

Job Opportunities

Diploma holders in Statistics can be employed as Junior Statistical Officers, Research Assistants, Junior Bank Officers, Junior Market Research Executives, Junior Quality Control Executives and Junior Executive Officers in public and private sectors.