School of Mathematical Sciences | Universiti Sains Malaysia
The School of Mathematical Sciences, USM, was established in 1974. The school has currently more than 45 lecturers, grouped into 3 main departments, namely Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics/Operations Research.
As for postgraduate programmes, the school offers the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) by research; M.Sc. (Statistics) and M.Sc. (Mathematics) via mixed mode; and M.Sc. (Teaching of Mathematics) via coursework. The school also actively organizes numerous short courses, such as time series econometrics, statistical data analysis, statistical quality control and linear regression to industrial practitioners, college and university lecturers, and postgraduate students.
Master of Science (Teaching of Mathematics) is also offered at USM@KL.
Application for Research Mode, Mixed Mode and Coursework Mode programme is open year-round.
All applications must be submitted via www.admissions.usm.my
Objectives of the Program
Program Learning Outcomes
Course Structure
The students need to obtain grade B or better in 20 units for taught courses from the following list, pass a dissertation course as well as achieve CGPA of 3.0 or higher.
Taught Courses
Dissertation
MAT510 Dissertation (20 units)
Duration of the Programme
12 – 24 months for Full-time students
24 – 48 months for Part-time students
Objectives of the Program
Program Learning Outcomes
Course Structure
The students need to obtain grade B or better in 20 units for taught courses from the following list, pass a dissertation course as well as achieve CGPA of 3.0 or higher.
Taught Courses
Dissertation
MST566 Dissertation (20 units)
Duration of the Programme
12 – 24 months for Full-time students
24 – 48 months for Part-time students
Objectives of the Program
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Structure
The students need to achieve 43/44 units of taught courses from the following list of compulsory and elective courses and must maintain a CGPA of 3.0 or higher as a fulfillment for the program.
Compulsory Courses (32 units) :
Elective Courses (Choose 3 courses):
Duration of the Programme
18 – 24 months for Full-time students
30 – 48 months for Part-time students
Degrees through the research mode requires a minimum of one calendar year of research work for the M.Sc. Degree and two calendar years for Ph.D. Degree.
Research Topics
Students will be going through research under the supervision of an academic staff and a thesis is expected at the end of study. Please see staff’s research interests to choose your topic.
Duration of the Programme
Ph.D. by Research
M.Sc. by Research
For more information, kindly contact:
Deputy Dean (Research)
School of Mathematical Sciences
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM Penang
Malaysia
Telephone : +60 4 653 3283
Fax : +60 4 657 0910
E-Mail : farahaini@usm.my
School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM Penang, Malaysia
Tel : +604 653 3284 | Fax : +604 657 0910 | E-Mail : dean_mat@usm.my |