BSc (Hons) in Industrial Statistics

School of Mathematical Sciences


About The Programme

Sunway University BSc (Hons) in Industrial Statistics is a home-grown 3-year degree programme designed to equip students with the fundamental, advanced and specialized mathematics and statistics knowledge; key to producing a dynamic, in-demand, and skilled workforce for almost every industry.

This programme emphasises the importance of credible, reliable and responsible data analysis in identifying patterns and extraction of hidden information using sound, trusted and scientifically proven mathematical & statistical techniques to enable our graduates to objectively perform descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics for better decision making.



January, April & August



3 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Chief statistician
  • Statistical data analyst
  • Statistical project consultant
  • Risk data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Statistical quality control engineer
  • Biostatistician
  • Data analytics expert
  • Healthcare statistician
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Researcher


Programme Structure

  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Linear Algebra & Applications
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Advanced Calculus
  • English for Mathematical Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Big Data and Knowledge Discovery
  • Programming Principles

  • Mathematical Statistics I
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Design of Experiments
  • Communication Skills
  • Regression Analysis
  • Quality Control and Survey Sampling
  • Computer-Intensive Statistical Methods
  • Mathematical Statistics II
  • Community Project

  • Time Series & Forecasting
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning Techniques for Data Mining
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities
  • Internship

  • Research Project
  • Analysis of Panel Data
  • Bayesian Forecasting
  • Applied Nonparametric Statistics
  • Regression Analysis for Spatial Data
  • Risk Theory
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Advanced Data Analytics


for Local Student
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

for International Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3

Entry Requirement

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 Principals)

* Points are calculated based on grades obtained for 2 or 3 subjects.
Minimum 12 points

Australian Matriculation

Canadian Matriculation

Monash University Foundation Year

Sunway Foundation in Arts
CGPA 2.0

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.0

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma*
CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications. Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Specific Requirements
Credit in English at SPM or equivalent for Industrial Statistics


*Note: For A-Level points calculation
A = 10 points    B = 8 points    C = 6 points    D = 4 points    E = 2 points


English Language Requirements

IELTS or equivalent 6.0
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English


For more info, contact our education counsellors online

Jonathan Chew (for international enquiry)
+6014-623 8462


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