UU6461001: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH HONOURS (BUSINESS MATHEMATICS)

Description

In our programme, students are able to develop strong critical thinking, analytical, logical, and problem-solving skills which open doors to wide career prospects ranging from business, industry, government, scientific research, and much more. A variety of tools such as mathematical modelling, numerical analysis, calculus, discrete mathematics, ordinary differential equations, linear algebra, actuary, decision modeling, and statistics are learned by our students to solve a wide range of problems arise in the economy, finance, business management, social sciences, and health, to name a few.

Aims

The aim of this programme is to produce graduates who possess knowledge and skills in scientific decision making, possess sufficient knowledge in integrating other field areas such as economy, management, humanities, and others, as well as having in-depth knowledge in Business Mathematics, and are able to construct models and analyse them accordingly.

Learning Outcomes

  • PLO1: Acquire knowledge in mathematics and business.
  • PLO2: Demonstrate quantitative skills in related fields.
  • PLO3: Analyse mathematical problems critically and systematically as well as selecting precise and comprehensive solutions.
  • PLO4: Solve mathematical problems systematically, analytically, transparently, and ethically.
  • PLO5: Communicate effectively with peers, clients, superiors, and society.
  • PLO6: Practice social skills through consultations, interviews, and counselling and also be willing to accept guidance and responsibility.
  • PLO7: Apply information management and engage in the pursuit of lifelong learning.
  • PLO8: Manage and acquire entrepreneurial skills.
  • PLO9: Demonstrate leadership and accountability in the aspects of management and mathematical skills.

Details

Duration: 8 Semesters
Practicum: 4 Months

University Core Courses

  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilization
  • Malaysian Nationhood
  • Fundamental of Entrepreneurship
  • Co-Curriculum

English Core Courses

Students must take NINE (9) credit hours of English courses, which depend on the MUET results obtained by the students:

  • MUET Band 2 : English Proficiency I, II, III
  • MUET Band 3 : English Proficiency II, III, and 1 ESP course
  • MUET Band 4 : English Proficiency III and 2 ESP courses
  • MUET Band 5 or 6 : 3 ESP courses

List of ESP courses:

  • English For Small Group Communication
  • Report Writing
  • Hospitality English
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • English For Professional Communication

Programme Core Courses

  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Principal of Economy
  • Calculus I
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus II
  • Actuarial Mathematics I
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Multivariate Calculus
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Mathematical Research
  • Actuarial Mathematics II
  • Data Exploratory and Generalisation
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Regression Modelling
  • Programming in Business Application
  • Practicum

Elective Courses

Students must choose only FOUR (4) courses from the list below

  • Basic Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting I
  • Rancangan Perniagaan
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Marketing Management
  • Theory and Practice in Islamic Banking
  • Fiqh Muamalat
  • Human Resource Management
  • Islamic Banking Management
  • Financial Management
  • Advance Financial Management
  • Financial Institute and Market
  • Investment Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Computer Modelling in Business
  • System Dynamics Modeling
  • Computer-Aided Decision Making
  • Data Mining
  • Data Modelling and Database
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Statistical Quality Improvement
  • Design and Analysis of Experiment
  • Survival Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Non-Parametrics Methods
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Special Topics in Statistics

Minor

Students must select ONE (1) Minor from the list offered by the University to meet the program structure requirements for graduation.

Specific Admission Requirement

Matriculation

  • Obtain at least C+ in Mathematics at Matriculation / Foundation level.  
  • and obtain at least credit (Grade C+ / 5C) in Mathematics and Additional Mathematics at SPM level.
  • and obtain a pass in English at SPM level OR at least Band 2 in MUET.

 STPM

  • Obtain at least C+ in Mathematics at Matriculation / Foundation level. 
  • and obtain at least credit (Grade C+ / 5C) in Mathematics and Additional Mathematics at SPM level.
  • and obtain a pass in English at SPM level OR at least Band 2 in MUET.

 STAM

  • Obtain at least credit (Grade B / 4B ) in Mathematics and Additional Mathematics at SPM level.
  • and obtain a pass in English at SPM level OR at least Band 2 in MUET.

 Diploma

  •  (i) Holds a Diploma in Mathematics/Statistics or any equivalent programme recognised by the Malaysian government and University Senate OR (ii) Holds a Diploma in an equivalent programme recognised by the Malaysian government and University Senate and obtain at least credit in Mathematics (Grade B / 4B) and Additional Mathematics (Grade C / 6C) at SPM level.
  • and obtain a pass in English at SPM level OR at least Band 2 in MUET.

General Admission Requirement

Matriculation

  • Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit (GRADE C) in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia OR credit (GRADE C) in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper
  • and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above) in SPM
  • and pass in KPM Matriculation / UM Asasi Sains / UiTM Asasi with a minimum PNGK of 2.00
  • and obtain at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • and meet the specific requirements of the programme

STPM

  • Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit (GRADE C) in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia OR credit (GRADE C) in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper
  • and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above) in SPM
  • and pass in Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum PNGK of 2.00 and at least obtain: Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for General Studies AND Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in 2 (two) other subjects
  • and obtain at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • and meet the specific requirements of the programme

STAM

  • Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia OR Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper
  • and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above) in SPM
  • and obtain at least a Jayyid Grade in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)
  • and obtain at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • and meet the specific requirements of the programme

Diploma

  • Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia OR Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper
  • and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above) in SPM
  • and possess a diploma or other qualifications recoqnised by:
    1. the Malaysian Government and approved by the university Senate;
    2. MQA and recorded in MQR
  • and obtain at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • and meet the specific requirements of the programme

Document to be Prepared

You’re required to include the following certified documents to the university:

  • Copy of application via online
  • Copy of MyKad OR Copy of Birth of Certificate/Surat Akuan Sumpah (if MyKad is lost)
  • School Certificate/Surat Akuan
  • Employer’s Declaration (if any)
  • Copy of Diploma Certificate
  • Copy of STPM Certificate
  • Copy of SPM Certificate
  • Copy of all Academic’s Transcript
  • Copy of MUET Certificate
  • Copy of Letter of endorsement graduated
  • Copy of Bahasa Melayu / Matematik July (if any)
  • Copy of MQA AND MQR proof

Graduates from Business Mathematics programme will be able to go on to work in the areas of banking, finance, data analytics, insurance, business consultancy, manufacturing, government service, and graduate studies.

Prospect Job Title

  • Operational Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Financial Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Business / Market Analyst
  • Programmer Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Risk Analyst
  • Sales Officer
  • Purchase Officer
  • Executive
  • Planner
  • Researcher
  • Academician