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Master of Science (Statistics)

Aug 05 2014

Master of Science (Statistics)

The programme integrates the knowledge of statistical decision making techniques and management of selected industry. Currently, there are two focused industries, namely manufacturing and transportation. This programme also concentrates on maintaining and improving the quality of products and services. It involves the applications of broad statistical techniques to help in the industrial management process.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for the Masters Programme under the UUM College of Arts and Sciences must possess:

  • a Bachelor degree with Honours from University Utara Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA at least 2.75; or
  • a Bachelor degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA less than 2.75 and relevant working experience; or
  • a Diploma holder with ten (10) years working experience and minimum age of 35 years; or
  • any other equivalent qualification recognized by the University Senate; and
  • Fulfills the English Language requirement


Full Research

This programme is offered by full research. Students are required to:

Attend and pass the following courses (if necessary) with at least B grade:

  • SZRZ 6014 Research Methodology;
  • SCLE 6014 Academic Writing; and/or
  • Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee
  • Present and defend the proposed research to a committee;
  • Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;
  • Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and
  • Submit a final thesis

For international applicant, please click HERE for more info about Entry Requirement to Malaysia, Visa, Immigration, English Language Requirement



How to apply

All enrolments for postgraduate program are offered by Awang Had Salleh Graduate School (AHSGS). Please refer toAwang Had Salleh Graduate School (AHSGS) directly or click HERE to download application form.

 Alternatively, you may contact the Dean's office for further information:


School of Quantitative Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 Sintok Kedah Darul Aman,
Email: sqs@uum.edu.my
Tel : +6 04-928 6301
Fax: +6 04-928 6309