School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics


The School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics (SASM) currently has two programme areas: “Applied Mathematics and Economics” and “Food Science and Technology”. They offer innovative degrees in blend of applied mathematics and economics as well as food science and technology. The curriculum of each programme aims to meet the educational and career needs of learners who are going to work in environments that benefit from technical competency, practical knowledge and applied skills, which are required by fast growing industries and research and development organisations. SASM’s graduates have a skill set that is important for the strategies and objectives set out in the Brunei Vision 2035 and global skill demands.

The School maintains close links with relevant public and private sectors in Brunei Darussalam for the exchange of ideas and transfer of technology. It is prepared to provide services to industries and develop innovative science and technological advances through high quality research outputs and generating commercial revenue.

The School establishes collaborations with national and international universities as well as industries for staff and students exchange, collaborative research and students’ work placement.


To develop a strong and vibrant link among applied sciences, mathematics, economics and technology to the level of internationally recognisable standards in line with Brunei’s development goals.


  • To provide quality education in the fields of the Applied Sciences and Mathematics infused with industry-based training to produce graduates with strong aptitude in Econometrics, Industrial Management, Science and Technology.
  • To create and share knowledge to ensure a safe, healthy, and appealing food supply that supports the well-being and prosperity of people and the environment.
  • To nurture and develop student’s capacity in providing real-life problems in today’s fast paced financial services, industries, and abundant employment opportunities by offering a solid foundation in applied sciences and mathematics.
The School presently offers the following taught degree programmes:

  • Applied Mathematics and Economics
  • Food Science and Technology

The school currently offers full–time and part-time MSc programme by research and PhD programme.

In the future, full-time and part-time MSc programme by coursework as well as short-courses for in-service staff will be offered.


Dr Namasivayam Navaranjan

School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics
Acting Programme Leader, Food Science and Technology
Office: 2F.03
T: +673 2461020 Ext 5353


Professor Dr Duraisamy Sambasivam Sankar

Programme Leader
Applied Mathematics and Economics
Office: 1F.93
T: +673 2461020 Ext 5247