MASTER OF QUANTITATIVE SCIENCES

(CS771)

 

Synopsis

The Master of Quantitative Science programme is offered to accommodate both working professionals and fresh graduates. The term Quantitative Science may be regarded as related to the use of logical and rational analyses to solve complex decision making problems. It emphasizes the construction of mathematical models to investigate organizational problems to aid decision making.

This program is designed to study that addresses the issues of communication between decision makers, problem solvers and computer system builders, in particular, concentrating on the following elements:

  1. modelling and problem solving
  2. computing skills
  3. the study of context within which decision making takes place

These elements have been integrated into the program’s curriculum and are suitable to the needs of the industry that requires knowledge workers in all areas of economic sectors.

 

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree qualification in any of the following areas of studies: Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Business Studies or any related programme with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent, recognized by the UiTM Senate;
  • or Bachelor Degree qualification in any of the following areas of studies: Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Business Studies or any related programme with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent, recognized by the UiTM Senate, with at least two (2) years relevant working experience.

 

Courses

Semester 1

Operations Management

Applied Econometrics

Advanced Time Series Modelling and Forecasting and

one elective course.

 

Semester 2

Research Methodology

Applied Data Mining

Advanced Operations Research and

two elective courses.

 

Semester 3

Simulation Modelling and Analysis

Strategic Management

Research Project for Quantitative Sciences

 

Elective Courses

Students are required to select only two elective courses from the chosen specialization

and one from any specialization



Specialization 1: Financial Engineering

Stochastic Models

Valuation and Risk Management of Fixed Income Securities

Portfolio Theory and Application

 

Specialization 2: Operations Management

Supply Chain and Logistic Modelling

Project Analysis

Quality Management and Analysis

 

Specialization 3: Quantitative Economics

Input-Output Analysis

Quantitative Economics Analysis

Applied Sampling and Survey Design

Marketing Models

Quantitative Marketing

Marketing Management

 

Professional Recognition (if any)

N/A

 

Other Recognition (if any)

N/A

 

Mode, Duration and Fees

Mode of Study

Duration of Study

(Full Time)

Duration of Study

(Part Time)

Total Tuition Fee (Local) RM

Total

Tuition Fee (International)

RM

Coursework

3-4 semesters

4-8 semesters

6,058.00

14,630.00

 

Remarks:

 

  1. For admission procedure , please refer to https://ipsis.uitm.edu.my/v2/index.php/2015-01-05-15-25-02/2015-01-02-16-39-37/information-for-applicants

 

  1. For English proficiency (applicable to international applicants) please refer to https://ipsis.uitm.edu.my/v2/index.php/2015-01-05-15-25-02/2015-01-02-16-39-37/information-for-applicants

 

  1. All fees, charges and accounts will be payable in advance as determined by UiTM from time to time. Students will not be permitted to commence or continue their studies at the beginning of any semester until all outstanding fees, charges or accounts are paid.

 

  1. Fees are correct as at the time of printing. UiTM reserves the right to vary its fees at any time.