Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Statistical Data Modelling

Overview

Sunway University's BSc (Hons) in Statistical Data Modelling is a home-grown 3-year degree programme designed to equip students with the fundamental, advanced and specialised mathematics and statistics knowledge; key to producing a dynamic, in-demand, and skilled workforce for almost every industry.

 

Preparatory Course

 

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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, and Python are being conducted.

Intakes
January, April, September
Duration
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
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
Internship
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
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Entry Requirements

STPM

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

A-Level*

* 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

ATAR 60

Australian Matriculation

ATAR 60

Canadian Matriculation

60%

Monash University Foundation Year

60%

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.

APEL.A

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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