Quantitative Sciences (Master's by Coursework)

Program Code

CS771

About Courses

The Master of Quantitative Science programme is offered on a full-time and part-time basis in order to accommodate both working professionals and fresh graduates. The term Quantitative Science may be regarded as related to the use of logical and rational analyses to solve complex decision making problems. It emphasizes the construction of mathematical models to investigate organizational problems to aid decision making.

This program is designed to study that addresses the issues of communication between decision makers, problem solvers and computer system builders, in particular, concentrating on the following elements:

  • modeling and problem solving
  • computing skills
  • the study of context within which decision making takes place

These elements have been integrated into the program’s curriculum and are suitable to the needs of the industry that requires knowledge workers in all areas of economic sectors.

Mode of Program

Full Time / Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 3-4 Semesters
  • Part Time : 4-8 Semesters

Classes are normally conducted on weekdays for full time and weekend (Saturday) for part time students.*

* Subjected to changes.

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

 

Courses Offered

All students are required to take the following courses:

  • Semester 1 Year 1
    • Operations Management
    • Applied Econometrics
    • Advanced Time Series Modelling and Forecasting
    • one elective course.
  • Semester 2 Year 1
    • Research Methodology
    • Applied Data Mining
    • Advanced Operations Research
    • two elective courses.
  • Semester 3 Year 2
    • Simulation Modelling and Analysis
    • Strategic Management
    • Research Project for Quantitative Sciences.
  • Elective Courses
    • Students are required to select only two elective courses from the chosen specialization and one from any specialization.
  • Specialization 1: Financial Engineering
    • Stochastic Models, Valuation and Risk Management of Fixed Income Securities.
  • Specialization 2: Operations Management
    • Supply Chain and Logistic Modelling
    • Project Analysis
    • Quality Management and Analysis
  • Specialization 3: Quantitative Economics
    • Input-Output Analysis
    • Quantitative Economics Analysis
    • Applied Sampling and Survey Design
    • Marketing Models
    • Quantitative Marketing
    • Marketing Management
    • International Business.

 

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