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Bachelor in Decision Science (Hons)

Course Title : Decision Science, Bachelor (Hons)
Course Code : BDS

About the Course
Bachelor in Decision Science (Hons) is offered to students from applied statistics, applied science, science stream and accounting stream that have a minimum knowledge in mathematics/statistics. The programme offers comprehensive knowledge and understanding of formulating and solving decision-making situations through mathematical modelling. Starting with basic business & management principles, the structure has been designed in such a way that it will benefit candidates to serve international operations, at the same time capitalizing IT applications.

Entry Requirement

(i) STPM Candidate :

    (a) Pass SPM or its equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu and
    (b) Pass STPM or its equivalent, obtaining full pass in 3 subjects including Pengajian Am (General Studies);


    (c) Full pass in 2 subjects including Pengajian Am (General Studies) and obtaining partial pass for 2 other subjects;


(ii) Pass at least 3 subjects in A-Level;


(iii) Pass Ministry of Education (KPM) Matriculation or MSU Foundation Programme;


(iv) Diploma/Certificate in relevant field from Public Higher Learning Institution (IPTA) or Diploma in relevant field from Private Higher Learning Institution (IPTS) that meets the minimum standards recognised by Malaysian Government;


(v) Certificate/Diploma in relevant field from Polytechnic;


(vi) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum score of 65% - 75%;


(vii) Pass Canadian Pre University Programme (CPU) with minimum score of 80%;


(viii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;


(ix) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Duration : 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Decision Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • Strategic Management
  • Forecasting
  • Simulation
  • Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Business Statistics
  • Operations Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Principles of Finance
  • International Business Management
  • Optimization

Career Prospect
Graduates in this discipline will be looking forward to offer their services in various public and private sectors that include production operation, oil & gas, financial institution, logistics and research entities. Operation Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Capacity Manager, Risk Analyst, Planner, Scheduler, Researcher are among the careers awaiting.

KPT Reference : R/310/6/0004 [JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33/Jld.5(8)]

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