Undergraduate
DEGREE PROGRAMS
The School of Mathematical Sciences was established on May 29, 1974. As with the other Science Schools, the School offers the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees. In addition, the School is also involved in the Bachelor of Science with Education and Bachelor of Education degrees.
The Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) and Applied Science (Mathematics) programs were formulated in an effort to produce graduates who are welltrained in the Mathematical Sciences to meet the nation’s manpower needs. The curriculum was devised so as to provide a broadbased and rigorous mathematics education. The skills obtained at the end of the program will provide a firm foundation to enable the graduate to further advance their knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences and provide specialized and solid applied mathematical sciences education.
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BSC: MATH
BACHELOR OF SCIENCES(MATHEMATICS)
This program provides a solid foundation in the various areas of mathematics: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics. It is suitable for those who wish to further their studies to a higher level.
Courses:
 Mathematical Foundations
 Calculus
 Linear Algebra
 Elementary Statistics
 Programming for Scientific Applications
 Advanced Calculus
 Introduction to Analysis
 Vector Calculus
 Differential Equations I
 Probability Theory
 Differential Equations II
 Introductory Numerical Methods
 Further Linear Algebra
 Modern Algebra
 Mathematical Software Laboratory
 Statistical Inference
 Fluid Mechanics
 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
 Complex Analysis
 Real Analysis
 Topics in Pure Mathematics
 Introductory Functional Analysis and Topology
 Rings and Fields
 Coding Theory
 Discrete Mathematics
 Geometry
 Graphing Technology in Mathematics and Sciences
 Minor Project
MODELLING
BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCES(MATHEMATICAL MODELLING)
This program is not going to be offered from Academic Year 2020/2021
This goal of the program aims to produce competent Applied Mathematicians who are able to conduct research and development in industries as well as the service sector. In this program, students are given training that focuses on the applications of mathematics in the areas of science and engineering. Development of mathematical and computer modeling skills are given emphasis.
Courses:
 Mathematical Foundations
 Calculus
 Linear Algebra
 Elementary Statistics
 Applied Statistical Methods
 Programming for Scientific Applications
 Advanced Calculus
 Differential Equations I
 Probability Theory
 Differential Equations II
 Introduction to Modelling
 Modelling Laboratory I
 Introductory Numerical Methods
 Modelling Laboratory II
 Introduction to Geometric Modelling
 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
 Project
 Fluid Mechanics
 Environmental Modelling
 Finite Element Methods
 Mathematical Algorithms for Computer Graphics
STATS
BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCES(APPLIED STATISTICS)
The program goal is to produce competent Statisticians who are able to conduct research and development in industries as well as in the service sector. In this program, students are given training that focuses on the application of statistics in areas such as management, medicine, finance and data analysis. Computer skills in analyzing data (for example: financial, industrial and medical data) and making appropriate decisions and conclusions in solving problems are also given emphasis.
Courses:
 Mathematical Foundations
 Calculus
 Linear Algebra
 Elementary Statistics
 Applied Statistical Methods
 Programming for Scientific Applications
 Advanced Calculus
 Differential Equations I
 Probability Theory
 NonParametric Statistics
 Design and Analysis of Experiments
 Statistical Laboratory
 Statistical Inference
 Sample Survey and Sampling Technique
 Survival Analysis
 Multivariate Analysis
 Time Series Analysis
 Regression Analysis
 Project
 Introduction to Operations Research
 Inventory Control
 Quality Control
 Mathematics of Finance
 Queuing System and Simulation
OR
BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCES (OPERATIONS RESEARCH)
This program aims to produce competent Operations Research (or Management Mathematics) personnel who are capable of conducting research and development in both industries and service sectors. In this program, students are given training in the use of operations research techniques in areas such as logistics management, transportation, planning and banking. Problemsolving skills are given special attention and computer skills in are used analyzing data (for example, management and logistics data), and optimizing solutions are also emphasized.
For more information about Operation Research: http://www.scienceofbetter.org/what/index.htm
Courses:
 Mathematical Foundations
 Calculus
 Linear Algebra
 Elementary Statistics
 Applied Statistical Methods
 Programming for Scientific Applications
 Advanced Calculus
 Differential Equations I
 Introduction to Operations Research
 Probability Theory
 Statistical Laboratory
 Linear and Integer Programming
 Network Flows
 Inventory Control
 Statistical Inference
 Operations Research Laboratory
 Queueing System and Simulation
 Mathematical Programming
 Project
 Design and Analysis of Experiments
 Mathematics of Finance
 Game Theory
 Time Series Analysis
 Regression Analysis
MATH AND ECONS
BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCES (MATHEMATICS AND ECONOMICS)
The objective of this program is to produce graduates who have expertise in Mathematics and Economics and are able to apply mathematics in economics (analysis, planning, policy formulation etc.). Among the courses that will be taught are Applied Statistics, Queuing Theory, Monetary Economics, International Trade and International Economics.
Courses:
 Mathematical Foundations
 Calculus
 Linear Algebra
 Elementary Statistics
 Applied Statistical Methods
 Programming for Scientific Applications
 Advanced Calculus
 Differential Equations I
 Introduction to Operations Research
 Probability Theory
 Statistical Laboratory
 Statistical Inference
 Operations Research Laboratory
 Project
 Introduction of Economic Issues
 Microeconomics
 Macroeconomics
 Intermediate Microeconomics
 Intermediate Macroeconomics
 History of Economics
 Malaysian Economy
 Basic Econometrics
 Economics of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives
 Development Economics
 Labour Economics
 Islamic Economics
 Behavioral Economics
 Money, Banking and Financial Markets
 Public Sector Economics I
 Environmental and Natural Resources Economics
 Economic Planning and Project Analysis
 International Trade
 Monetary Economics
 Public Sector Economics II
 International Finance
 Applied Economics
 Mathematics of Finance
 Game Theory
 Mathematical Programming
 Time Series Analysis
STUDENT LIFE
There are various activities available for USM students. There are many societies offering many programs for a vibrant student life. School of Mathematical Sciences offers its own Mathematics Society of USM.
Our recent activities includes but are not limited to
 Interaction day for new students
 Talent show
 Annual dinner
 Rubic Cube competition
 Trip to Thailand and Pulau Perhentian
 Mathematics Camp for primary and secondary school students
APPLICATION
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
TATACARA PERMOHONAN , SIDANG AKADEMIK 2017/2018
PROGRAM  TEMPOH PERMOHONAN  YURAN PROSES PERMOHONAN (RM)  KAEDAH PERMOHONAN 
Saluran Perdana*  6 Feb – 5 April 2017 
RM 15.60 * Calon perlu membeli No. No. Unik ID UA dari Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) 
Permohonan secara dalam talian (online application) melalui UPU ONLINE laman web: http://upu.mohe.gov.my 
Saluran Alternatif  23 Jan – 7 April 2017 
RM 60 * Calon perlu membeli No. PIN USM ALTERNATIF dari Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) 
Permohonan secara dalam talian (online application) melalui laman web: https://pohon.usm.my 
*Mulai Sidang Akademik 2017/2018, permohonan bagi Saluran Perdana (Lepasan STPM/Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi UiTM/PASUM) untuk program Ijazah Pertama (Penuh Masa) adalah melalui UPU Online.
REQUIREMENTS
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
A minimum CGPA of 3.0 (or equivalent) in STPM/Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma program or equivalent is required. Mathematics should be one of the subjects taken and the grade obtained should be at least a B. Further details are available on https://pohon.usm.my/t_perdana.php.
If you need further information on fees, entry requirement & application process, please visit https://pohon.usm.my
NOTE:
Commencing on 2014, all courses are of four years duration. It is also possible to minor in another subject area. Examples of minor packages include Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mass Communications and Islamic Studies.
FEES
YURAN PROGRAM PENUH MASA USM
YURAN SEMESTER BERULANG
Dibayar setiap semester
PROGRAM

YURAN  KESIHATAN SISWA  KEBAJIKAN SISWA  BAS  PERPUSTAKAAN  JUMLAH 
SAINS TULEN (BSc Science) 
620.00  30.00  10.00  60.00  25.00  745.00 
SAINS GUNAAN (BSc Applied Science 
660.00  30.00  10.00  60.00  25.00  785.00 
YURAN TIDAK BERULANG
Dibayar ketika memulakan pengajian
RM  
PENDAFTARAN  100.00 
MINGGU SISWA LESTARI  200.00 
KEGIATAN PEMAJUAN SISWA  200.00 
KAD SISWA  60.00 
PEMERIKSAAN PERUBATAN  50.00 
JUMLAH  610.00 
PENGINAPAN  SEM I (RM)  SEM II (RM) 
DESASISWA  650.00  650.00 
* Kadar yuran ini dikemaskini pada Mac 2017. Untuk maklumat lanjut sila layari https://pohon.usm.my/yuran.php
JOBS
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Bank officers, Stockbroking Executives, Statisticians, Teachers, Lecturers, Quality Assurance Engineers, Systems Engineers, Investment Analysts, Administrative Officers, Planning Officers, Quality Control Officers, Production Engineers, Research Officers and others.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Online application can be done through https://pohon.usm.my.
The deadline for international application is on 15 June 2017 for September 2017/2018 intakes.
For February 2018 intakes, the deadline is 15th of October 2017
CONTACT
Questions? Deputy Dean (Academic, Career & International) 
You may also contact respective program chairperson for more inquiry regarding any particular program. Their contact details is available in Staff >> Administrative Staff