Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies​

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
June September November
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 18,691
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 21,135

About this course

This programme is specifically designed to provide students with:

  • A course of study in Actuarial Science which has been awarded full accreditation from the IFoA (UK). APU is among the 7 universities in Asia to receive such worldwide recognition.
  • Competent teaching staff with professional or specialized academic qualification, possessing working experience from actuarial industries/academia.
  • Course syllabus which is comprehensively structured in tandem and compliance with the 2 biggest actuarial bodies, the IFoA (UK) and the SOA (US).
  • Comprehensive guidance to mould graduates to be industry-ready.

Entry Requirements

  • Pass STPM with minimum  2 grade C+ ( CGPA 2.33 ) in 2 subjects and a credit in mathematics and pass English at SPM 
  • Pass A Level with minimum grade C in 2 subjects and a credit in mathematics and pass English at O Level or equivalent 
  • Pass matriculation / Foundation with minimum CGPA 2.50 and a credit in mathematics and pass English at SPM or equivalent 
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics and Pass in English at SPM or equivalent
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 65%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; 
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
  • International Students must possess a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent.

Curriculum

1 Probability Models
Linear Algebra
Business and Communication Skills
Calculus
Financial Accounting
Microeconomics
Macroeconomic
Introduction to Visual Programming
Advanced Probability Models
Statistics
2 (Common Modules) Asset and Liability Valuations
Financial Statement Analysis
Predictive Analytics
Financial Mathematics
Calculus II
Regression Analysis
Financial Economics
Financial Planning and Control
Business Research Methods
Financial Management
Business Ethics & Governance
Mathematics of Financial Derivatives
Workplace Professional Communication Skills
Employee & Employment Trend
Internship (16 weeks)
3 Stochastic Processes
Life Contigencies
Strategic Management
Corporate Finance
Risk Theory
Investigation in Actuarial Studies
Option and Bond Valuations
Survival Analysis
Life Contingencies 2
Actuarial Loss Models
Project in Actuarial Studies

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