• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

You are fascinated by the financial world and that complements your love and talent for mathematics, especially modelling and probability. You love solving problems and setting up, then challenging, hypotheses.

The Finance with Actuarial Science (Hons) programme at City, University of London will equip you with financial risk management and analysis skills that will boost your career prospects in investment management, risk management or actuarial science. Financial engineering or financial analysis careers will also be open to you.

Objectives

Discover the different aspects of the financial world and in particular how assessing and managing risk is vital for success. To develop the skills you need to understand these ideas, you’ll take a mixture of financial, mathematical, statistical and actuarial modules. You will apply your new technical and analytical skills to solve a wide range of business problems.

Career pathways

On completing this degree, you will be well suited for a wide variety of careers in the financial services sector, including in investment management, insurance or risk management.

Your skills will be welcomed in investment banking, accountancy, commercial banking, financial engineering or financial analysis. You will also be well prepared for a career in management consultancy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • Duration with placement: 4 years
  • Credits
    365 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Actuarial Science 
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Finance and Investment Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Excel and Statistical Packages
  • Career planning and applications for actuaries

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

A Level: A (Maths) AA

  • If you are studying General Studies, Critical Thinking or a native language A-Level, these subjects will not be included in any offer condition.
  • For A-Level applicants we also require a minimum of grade 5 (C) in GCSE English.

BTEC/OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDD plus A-Level Maths A*

  • For BTEC/OCR Cambridge Technical applicants we also require a minimum of grade 5 (C) in GCSE English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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