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Master of Mathematics


  • Overview

Mathematics provides powerful tools for understanding the natural world and human endeavours ranging from marine life to physical sciences to logistics and economics. This Master of Mathematics is designed for candidates holding a Bachelor degree in Mathematics, or equivalent, to undertake further studies in mathematics as preparation for a postgraduate research degree or work as a mathematician in business and government. This program is designed to consolidate and expand existing mathematics knowledge and to develop skills in undertaking mathematical research projects and will take your expertise in mathematics to an advanced level. Qualified mathematicians are in high demand due to a national shortage. High-level skills in this field are sought after in business, government and research organisations.

  • Why Study with Us?

From this programme, you will experienced solving a real world problem in marine science, oceanography and maritime. The classes are held in our main campus in Gong Badak, Kuala Nerus, which is located opposite to an open South China Sea, and promises a good surrounding for the learning activities. We are offering a flexible class session, either in weekdays (evening) or weekend. This programme is also suitable for Mathematics graduates who have worked for a few years and need to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
You’ll leave the course with a research project to feature in your CV. The research project will put your skills to the test, working with one of our expert research staff on real mathematical problems.

  • Academic criteria as follows:

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Computational Mathematics) or Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Financial Mathematics) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 from UMT; OR
ii. Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Honours and equivalent to Part (i), with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, from higher institutions recognized by the Senate; OR
iii. Candidate with Bachelor’s Degree in Science as in Parts (i) and (ii), that obtained minimum CGPA of 2.50 also qualify if they possesses minimum five (5) years’ work experiences in the related field.

  • English Requirement

For international candidates, requirements for English Language is as follows:
i. TOEFL with minimum score 550; OR
ii. IELTS with minimum band 6.0.

  • International students that obtained academic qualification from Malaysia public higher institution that recognized by Senate are excluded from English qualification.
  • Contact Person

Program Chair Master of Mathematics and Master of Statistics in Marine Science
Dr. Ilyani Abdullah School of Informatics & Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Tel: +609 668 3476 / 3392
Fax: +609 6683326
Web: http://ppimg.umt.edu.my
Email: siswazahmath.ppimg@umt.edu.my