Prasiswazah FST



Actuarial Science Programme

Actuary is a professional who uses mathematical and statistical methods to assess risks in insurance, finance, and other industries and professions. UKM’s Actuarial Science program was first offered in 1988, being the first program in Malaysia to offer a Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science. This program offers several basic courses for students to sit for specialised exams recognised by overseas specialised bodies.

Major Courses

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Career Prospects

Core lecturers

Prof. Dr. Noriszura Ismail

Actuarial Modelling, Statistical Modelling, Risk Management (

Prof. Dr. Zaidi Isa

Risk Modelling, Applied Statistics in Economics and Finance (

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saiful Hafizah Jaaman

Portfolio Optimization, Modelling of Investment Strategies, Finance

Dr. Humaida Banu Samsudin

Risk Management and Insurance (

Dr. Munira Ismail

Quantitative Finance and Investment (

Dr. Rozita Ramli

Actuarial modeling with GLM, Reserving, Non-parametric survival modeling (

Dr. Siti Norafidah Mohd Ramli

Jump Diffusion Process, Copula Modelling (

Dr. Saiful Izzuan Hussain

Finance, Investment and Risk Modelling

Dr. Nur Firyal Roslan

Actuarial Science, Finance, Text/Data Mining (

Dr. Razik Ridzuan Mohd Tajuddin

Actuarial and Statistical Modelling (

Puan Noriza Majid

Actuarial Modelling (

Entry requirements

General requirement:

  1. Complete 12 years of Primary and High School education; and
  2. Obtain High School (e.g. Higher Secondary Certificate, Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate, Tawjihiyah, Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas, High School Diploma); and
  3. Meet minimum English requirement set by faculty; and
  4. Pass UKM interview (if required) ; and
  5. Meet faculty specific requirement;

Specific programme requirement:

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