Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Statistical Data Modelling


Sunway University's BSc (Hons) in Statistical Data Modeling is a 3-year home grown programme that delves deep into advanced data modeling techniques and statistical theory, preparing students for leading roles in the innovative world of data-driven industries. Data modeling is the foundation for successful data analytics and science endeavors, facilitating clearer insights and more accurate predictions. Data modeling also ensures data integrity, consistency, and accuracy, enhancing analytical findings' reliability. Data modeling enables analysts and scientists to understand the underlying relationships within the data and make informed decisions based on sound methodologies.


Preparatory Course



Distinctive Sunway Experience

The BSc (Hons) in Statistical Data Modelling programme helps prepare students to sit and pass the following exams leading to the globally recognised SAS Certified Data Scientist qualification:

  • Exam 1: Data Curation for SAS Data Scientists
  • Exam 2: Predictive Modelling
  • Exam 3: Advanced Predictive Modelling
  • Exam 4: Text Analytics, Time Series, Experimentation and Optimisation

To produce industry-ready graduates and enhance our students' employability, professional exam preparatory courses and workshops such as R, SAS, Excel, Power BI, SQL and Python are being conducted.

SAS Academic Badge
January, April, September
3 Years (full-time)
Career Prospects
  • Chief statistician
  • Audit analytics
  • Biostatistician
  • Business/Corporate data analyst
  • Cryptographer
  • Data analytics expert
  • Data scientist
  • Fraud investigator
  • Healthcare statistician
  • Investment/Risk data analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Researcher
  • SAS programmer
  • Statistical project consultant
  • Statistical quality control engineer
  • Optimisation & Forecasting engineer
  • Sports performance analyst
Estimated Annual Course Fee
  • RM34,000
    for Malaysian students
  • USD7,822
    for international students
International students must pay their fees in RM equivalent. The USD here is just an indicative/estimation and subject to the prevalent exchange rate

Programme Structure

Year 1

Advanced Calculus
Elementary Statistics
English for Business
Introduction to Operations Research
Introduction to Probability
Introductory Economics
Linear Algebra & Applications
Principles of Business Finance
Programming Principles

Year 2

Communication Skills
Computer-Intensive Statistical Methods
Entrepreneurial Mindset & Skills
Free Elective 1
Introductory Econometrics
Mathematical Statistics I
Quality Control and Survey Sampling
Statistical Data Technologies and Fluency
Time Series & Forecasting

Year 3

Applied Econometrics
Free Elective 2
Machine Learning Techniques for Data Mining
Multivariate Analysis
Stochastic Processes

Electives (Choose 3)

Advanced Data Analytics
Applied Nonparametric Statistics
Applied Time Series Econometrics
Bayesian Forecasting
Big Data Technologies
Categorical Data Analysis
Design of Experiments
Regression Analysis for Spatial Data
Research Project
Survival Analysis

MOHE Compulsory General Studies Subjects


For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Critical Thinking
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Philosophy and Current Issues


For International Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Critical Thinking
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
Student with lecturer

Entry Requirements


Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)


* Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects.
Minimum 12 points

Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points    B = 8 points    C = 6 points    D = 4 points    E = 2 points

Australian Matriculation


Australian Matriculation


Canadian Matriculation


Monash University Foundation Year


Sunway Foundation in Arts

CGPA 2.0

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology

CGPA 2.0

Unified Examination Certificate

Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate

Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma*

CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Other Qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.


An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-6) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

Specific Requirements

  • Credit in Mathematics at SPM or equivalent

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0
  • MUET Band 4
  • SPM English B3 or B+
  • UEC English B4
  • O-Level English (1119) Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about the scholarships and financial aid, please visit the SEG Scholarships website.

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