Course Details:

Actuaries are in demand the world over. In the modern economic climate, with new risks and the need for ever-more creative ways to deal with them, there are constant opportunities for actuaries. Actuarial science is a relatively new major that could be considered a blend of business and applied mathematics. Students learn to use statistics and computer analysis to predict outcomes and minimize financial risk. Closely related careers also available to those with this degree are financial analysis and investment management. Actuary students should be good in math, computers, and economics. They must be ambitious, independent and rational thinkers who can communicate well.

American University Partners who offer this major:

  • Central Michigan University
  • Drake University
  • Indiana University
  • Ohio University
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Towson University
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
  • University of Nebraska

Canadian University Partners who offer this major:

  • University of Waterloo

For more information on entry requirements, programme pathway, subjects listing and to get to know the faculty, please click on download brochure.

  • 5 SPM credits (with a pass in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • 5 O-Level credits
  • 5 Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC)
  • STPM/A-Levels
  • Equivalent Qualification

Intake Date:

January, March, May and September

  • Accounting 1 and 2
  • Freshman English 1 and 2
  • Chemistry 1 and 2
  • Computers and their Applications
  • Java Programming
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Communications
  • Public Speaking
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Calculus 1, 2, and 3



Class participation, quizzes, tests, assignments, projects and presentations

Final semester written examination