Actuarial Science

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Actuarial Science

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Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Science
Qualification: Bachelor


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Subject: General Sciences
Duration: 3 Years
Tuition Fee (Totally):


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What will you learn?

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, which emphasis on assurance (life assurance), property and casualty insurance, pension plans and employee benefit programmes.

This programme is designed to meet the rapidly 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 Society of Actuaries 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 2 Principal Passes including Mathematics


A-Level with 2 Passes including Mathematics


South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in 2 subjects including Mathematics


Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with an average of 70% in 6 subjects including Mathematics


Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics


Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education in the relevant field


Foundation in Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)


Diploma, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)


Foundation from other Institutions of Higher Learning in the relevant field


Diploma from other Institutions of Higher Learning in the relevant field


Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Core areas of emphasis

Financial Economics I Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance Macroeconomics I Microeconomics I National Language/Other Languages Financial Economics II Further Topics in Actuarial Mathematics Industrial

Career prospects

Actuary Analyst Pricing Analyst Tax Analyst Portfolio Manager Business Development Manager

Tuition Fees

Totally (USD) Yearly (USD)
$ 13650 $ 4550
$ 4550
$ 4550

Course Details:

Duration: 3 Years Intakes: January, May, October

Campus (Sungai Long Campus)

Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia

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