School of Mathematical Sciences  Universiti Sains Malaysia
Here are some useful materials for our current undergraduate students.
For more information regarding the courses that you are currently registered for, please log in to eLearning@USM.
Bachelor of Applied Sciences 2023/2024
Bachelor of Applied Sciences 2022/2023
Bachelor of Applied Sciences 2021/2022
Bachelor of Applied Sciences 2020/2021
Bachelor of Applied Sciences 2019/2020
For the academic handbook, please refer to baa.usm.my.
Updated on Oct 2023
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) students are required to choose their track starting from the second semester of their second year. The following table details the suggested courses corresponding to your selected track.
Track 1 (Pure)
Year  Sem 1  Sem 2 
2 
MAT202/4 : Introduction to Analysis 

3 
MAT323/4 : Differential Equations II *MAT363/4 : Statistical Inference 
MSS311/4 : Modern Algebra 
4  *MSS401/4 : Complex Analysis *MSS415/4 : Introductory Functional Analysis *MSS417/4 : Coding Theory *MSS419/4 : Geometry *MSS482/4 : Graphing Technology in Mathematics and Science 
MSS492/4 : Project *MSS402/4 : Real Analysis 
*Choose 16 units
Track 2 (Applied Mathematics)
Year  Sem 1  Sem 2 
2 
MAT263/4 : Probability Theory 

3 
MAT323/4 : Differential Equations II ^MSG370/4 : Mathematics of Finance

MAT202/4 : Introduction to Analysis ^MSG384/4 : Introduction to Geometric Modelling 
4 
^MSS417/4 : Coding Theory 
MSS492/4 : Project 
^Choose 16 units
Track 3 (Operations Research)
Year  Sem 1  Sem 2 
2 
MAT263/4 : Probability Theory 

3 
MAT323/4 : Differential Equations II †MAT363/4 : Statistical Inference

MAT202/4 : Introduction to Analysis †MSG354/4 : Network Flows 
4 
†MSG453/4 : Queuing System and Simulation 
MSS492/4 : Project 
†Choose 16 units
Please check prerequisite of each course.
Credit Exemption Form (Borang Pengecualian Unit)
Credit Transfer Form (Borang Pindahan Kredit)
Online Course Registration Form (Borang Pendaftaran Kursus Dalam Talian)
Course Drop Form (Borang Menggugur Kursus)
Course Code Change Form (Borang untuk Menukar Kod Jenis Kursus)
Minor Program Registration/Change Form (Borang untuk Melapor/Menukar Program Minor)
Postponement Form (Borang Penangguhan Pengajian)
Updated on 19 Feb 2022
Philosophy and Current Issues (HFF225)
Semester I, Academic Session 2023/2024
HFF225 Course Description (in Malay)
HFF225 Course Description (in English)
For enquiries regarding HFF225 supervision, kindly contact Dr Yazariah Mohd Yatim (yazariahmy@usm.my)
Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (HFE224)
Semester II, Sidang Akademik 2022/2023
Untuk sebarang pertanyaan berkenaan penyeliaan HFE224, sila hubungi Dr Yazariah Mohd Yatim (yazariahmy@usm.my)
It is compulsory for all B. App. Sc. students to undertake a Final Year Project (FYP). Student must be registered for the project for one semester.
B. Sc. student may opt to undertake a Minor Project.
If you are undertaking an FYP in Semester 2, Academic Year 2023/2024, please refer to the following flowchart:
FYP related Links:
The aims of the project are:
Below are examples of Projects carried out by former students:
App. Sc. (Mathematical Modeling, Computer Modeling)
App. Sc. (Applied Statistics)
App. Sc. (Mathematics and Economics)
App. Sc. (Operations Research)
Final Year Project Template:
Updated on Feb 2024
* The following information applies only to students who started at USM in Academic Session 2020/2021 or earlier. *
Minor Project requires students to do research and/or study on a topic under the supervision of a lecturer. At the end of the course students are required to submit a report to be evaluated and also to give a presentation.
Upon completion of this course, students are able to:
Note : Each student is required to find a supervisor individually and decide on the project topic prior to registering for the course. The student must fillup the MINOR Project Form and submit it on Elearning after obtaining the supervisor’s signature.
Below are examples of Projects carried out by former students:
Industrial training is optional (but encouraged) for all undergraduate students. Participation in industrial training will be stated in your academic transcript without units and grades.
Resources for Industrial Training:
Handouts from Industrial Talks :
For further enquiries, please get in touch with Dr. Fam Pei Shan (fpeishan@usm.my).
For the minor programme handbook, please refer to baa.usm.my.
Students can only take one of the equivalent courses. For example, students who have taken either CPT111 or CPM111 (or ZCE111) can not take MAT181.
Deputy Dean's Office
School of Mathematical Sciences
For the cocurricular handbook, please refer to baa.usm.my.
Please visit https://kok.usm.my/ for further information.
USM offers exchange programme to other partner universities. With this programme, you are able to transfer academic credit to your current programme and exempted from paying tuition fee at that university.
For more information, please visit http://www.imcc.usm.my/v2/studentexchangeprogramme/
School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM Penang, Malaysia
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