Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science with Honours (Actuarial Science)


Students enrolled in the programme will receive a solid background in actuarial science knowledge, as the programme offers a variety of courses in actuarial studies, mathematics, statistics, computing, economics, finance and others. The programme also offers fundamental syllabus for students to sit for professional exams acknowledged by professional bodies from overseas such as the Society of Actuaries (SOA), Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and Institute of Actuaries (IOA). Several courses in the program are approved for credits by Validation of Educational Experience (VEE) from SOA. Several courses in the programme also prepare students for the following SOA actuarial exams: Exam FM (Financial Mathematics), Exam LTAM (Long-term Actuarial Mathematics), Exam P (Probability) and Exam STAM (Short-term Actuarial Mathematics). The programme prepares students’ professional development in the areas of actuarial, insurance, finance, risk management, banking and other quantitative areas.

Programme Requirements

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) APEL.A Certification Level 6 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF);


Obtained at least a Band 2.0 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for exams beginning in session 1 of 2021 OR a Band 2 for exams up to the year of 2020, depending on the validity period at the time of application;


Pass the exam or interview that the faculty has set up.

MUET Band 3.0

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I Want to Apply

Applications for full time study programmes (STPM, Matriculation, STAM and Diploma/ Equivalent) must be submitted via Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education online application. Applications for studies in all the programmes offered are published in local newspapers between the month of January to April every year.

Application form for Malaysian students: http://upu.mohe.gov.my

Non-citizen and international student candidates who are interested in enrolling for the full time study programmes must submit their applications via UKM online application opened in February to May every year.

Application form for non-citizen and international students: Click here

How Much It Will Cost Me

















Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89215331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603 89251391
Email: marketingpkp@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/ukmshape

What You Will Learn
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Linear Algebra
  • Foundations in Mathematics
  • Introduction to Data and Probability
  • Computer Programming
  • Basic Economics I
  • Basic Economics II
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Mathematics Statistics
  • Statistical Techniques
  • Introduction to Insurance and Takaful
  • Mathematics of Finance
  • Basic Accounting and Finance
  • Actuarial Mathematics I
  • Data Management and Analytic
  • Numerical Methods
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management I
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management II
  • Final Year Research Project I
  • Issues in Actuarial Science

Academic Track:

  • Actuarial Mathematics II
  • Survival Model
  • Difference and Differential Equations

Entrepreneurship Track:

  • Micro and Small Business Development
  • Technopreneurship
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Actuarial Control and Planning
  • Final Year Research Project II
  • Industrial Training

Academic Track:

  • Stochastic Process in Actuarial Science
  • Risk Theory

Entrepreneurship Track:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Life at Faculty

The Faculty of Science & Technology (FST) is one of the largest faculty in UKM and is renowned for its quality education and research, and lecturers who are well-known figures in their respective fields at both national and international levels. The faculty is committed to be a centre of education and a generator of science and technology towards forming a knowledgeable, dynamic, innovative and righteous society. Members of FST are acknowledged as renowned experts and researchers in their fields and are highly dedicated educators. You will have many opportunities to interact with students from other programmes in the faculty and enjoy various exciting activities within as well as outside UKM through various clubs and societies.

Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree: Bachelor of Science with Honours (Actuarial Science)
Duration: 4 Years 

Faculty of Science & Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89215421/ 5418
Fax: +603 89256086
Email: masaliza@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fst

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89118173/ 8027/ 8456
Fax: +603 89118471
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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