​ Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)

​ Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)


The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (BMathSc) programme, offered by Department of Computational and Theoretical Sciences, has a minor critical component in Islamic Revealed Knowledge in addition to the core Mathematical Sciences subjects. The goal is to generate responsible mathematical scientists who would contribute to nation-building and be the pride of the Ummah.


Programme Description

The degree programme in Mathematical Sciences is aimed at developing versatile graduates who are able to think critically and creatively in order to analyse situations, organise information and devise solutions to complex problems at the workplace.

There are six areas of concentration:

  • Computational Mathematics
  • Optics
  • Operational Research (Currently not available)
  • Statistics
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics

Programme Structure

Level of Studies : Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (BMathSc) Duration : 4 years (or 3 Years and Half)

A student must successfully completed at least 134 credit hours (CH) of course work, consisting of the University (20 CH), Kulliyyah (9 CH) and Department requirements and Co-curriculum (3 CH).

Entry Requirements

  1. A pass at the GCE level with credits in
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics

    Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the government of Malaysia and approved by the Senate of the University.

  2. Pass in the English Placement Test (EPT) conducted by IIUM or has evidence of IELTS or TOEFL qualification:


    Programme IELTS TOEFL
    Undergraduate   (English Medium) Average Band 6.0 550 paper-based   213 computer-based
    Undergraduate   (Arabic Medium) Average Band 5.5 525 paper-based   196 computer-based


  3. Other admission requirement: A Diploma in related area with a CGPA of 2.5 or above.

Core Courses

  1. Analytic Geometry
  2. Calculus I
  3. Number Theory
  4. Calculus II
  5. Linear Algebra
  6. Algebra
  7. Advanced Calculus
  8. Mathematical Methods
  9. Introduction to Statistics
  10. Mathematical Analysis
  11. Advanced Mathematical Methods
  12. Theory of Probability
  13. Vector Analysis
  14. Computational Mathematics
  15. Scientific Computing
  16. Advanced Analysis

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