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BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies

(N/462/6/0039)(01/29)(MQA/PA 15073)  NEW!

Actuaries evaluate and manage financial risks and prepare businesses and the financial services industry to face future uncertainties. Undeniably, actuarial skills are highly regarded qualities proven by our actuarial graduates with successful careers in insurance, takaful, risk management, consulting, banking, finance, data analytics and financial institutions.

Enrol in our QS 5-STAR ranked actuarial science programme taught by qualified and experienced academics and industry experts to ensure you are fully prepared for a financially rewarding career. You will also have the chance to join the Actuarial Practice Course (APC) conducted by in-house actuary to delve into hands-on actuarial work that will greatly enhance your employment opportunity upon graduation.

Being fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), students could be exempted from up to six out of thirteen professional examinations required to qualify as an actuary. Combine your passion of mathematics and problem-solving skills and kick start your actuarial journey with Sunway University.

Start your BSc (Hons) In Actuarial Studies @ Sunway College Ipoh.

  1. Cost savings – Enjoy up to RM10,000* inaugural bursary & lower cost of living by up to 50%
  2. High employment – Track record of 100%** employment in actuarial-related positions.
  3. Professional Certification - Curriculum prepares students for professional recognition by IFoA,UK and SOA,USA.
  4. Comprehensive academic and industry support – Qualified academic staff together with Sunway’s in-house practicing actuaries with abundant industry experience.
  5. Pathway to Sunway University QS 5-Star rating programme – Start your degree in Ipoh and complete in Sunway University.

                    *T&C apply, **Based on School of Mathematical Sciences graduate tracer study.



January & September 2024   



3 Years (Full time)      



•   Continuous assessment & Final examination


Entry Requirements

.   STPM Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals)  
.   A-Level Minimum 12 points (Minimum Grade D from 2 subjects)
.   Australia Matriculation ATAR 60
.   Canadian International Matriculation Programme 60%
.   MUFY 60%
.   Sunway Foundation in Arts CGPA 2.00
.   Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology CGPA 2.00
.   UEC maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)
.   IB Diploma Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma CGPA 2.00 or equivalent (Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met)

     Specific requirements: Credit in Mathematics in SPM or equivalent 

English requirements:

  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0 | MUET Band 4 | SPM English B3 or B+ | UEC English B4 |    O-Level English Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • English as Second Language / English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English





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