Science & Technology Cluster





The Master of Science in Applied Statistics programme is offered to accommodate both working professionals and fresh graduates to acquire analytical and statistical skills. The programme offers a curriculum that provides a balanced approach towards learning of statistical theory and its applications. The core courses give a thorough grounding in advanced and modern statistical methods with additional topics in data science.



Entry Requirement


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.  



  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35-45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107-131) ; Paper Based Test (417-450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356-440
  • BULATS: 40-59




Semester 1

  • Advanced Statistical Inference
  • Advanced Multivariate Analysis
  • Statistical Computing and one elective course.


Semester 2

  • Sampling Theory and Practice
  • Applied Statistical Modelling
  • Research Methodology
  • Statistical Consulting and Entrepreneurship and one elective course.


Semester 3

  • Design and analysis of Experiment
  • Research Project in Applied Statistics and one elective course.


Elective Courses

  • Students are required to select one of the two specializations. They are required to select only three elective courses from the chosen specialization.


Specialization 1: Data Science

  • Statistical Data Mining, Stochastic Models
  • Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Data Visualization and Advanced Data Organization


Specialization 2: Business and Social Sciences

  • Advanced Time Series Modelling and Forecasting
  • Input-Output Analysis
  • Demographic Analysis
  • Quality Management and Analysis
  • Strategic Management