Mathematics and Actuarial Science, B.Sc. | University of Leicester | Leicester, United Kingdom
36 months
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24500 GBP/year
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Risk and uncertainty are where actuaries shine – drawing on their mathematical skills to help businesses and organisation make better financial decisions. It can be a high-stakes role, but we’ll give you the confidence to carve out an exciting career with this Mathematics and Actuarial Science degree at the University of Leicester.

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Overview

Key features

Actuarial science is the study of risk and uncertainty, usually of a financial and long-term nature. Professionals who work in this industry are called actuaries, and it’s a career that’s regularly voted as a top three choice in job rankings. The strong intellectual challenges combined with the expected financial rewards make this a highly sought-after profession.

Mathematics is one of the most fascinating and intellectually challenging subjects you can study. The School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at the University of Leicester is home to an enthusiastic group of mathematicians, both staff and students.

On this Mathematics and Actuarial Science course you will become comfortable with data and with its manipulation. You will also develop great team working skills and persuasive communication techniques. Crucially, you will be in a position to know why you are in an organisation and what you can contribute.

Completing this degree can lead to you obtaining exemptions from the first tier of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' exams, alongside a wide range of related skills which will enable you to add value in many areas for your future employers.

Careers and employability

You will be well-placed to work in the worlds of insurance, pensions, healthcare, banking, business management and risk assessment. You will be equipped with mathematical and statistical knowledge and problem-solving skills to help businesses and institutions evaluate the long-term financial implications of the decisions they make.

We aim to develop graduates who:

  • are comfortable with data and manipulating it
  • have great team working skills
  • can communicate persuasively in speech and writing
  • know why they are in an organisation and what they can contribute

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Actuarial Modelling
  • Markov Processes
  • Survival Models
  • Statistical Distributions and Inference
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Actuarial Professional Skills and Employability
  • Business Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A/AS-levels: AAB-ABB including Maths. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level
  • EPQ with A-levels: ABB-BBB + EPQ at grade B. A-level subjects to include Maths.
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass Diploma with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Distinction. Plus A-level Maths at grade A-B. We may consider substantial Level 3 Maths Access credits in place of A-level Maths. Please contact Admissions regarding eligibility
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points including 5 points in Maths at HL.
  • BTEC Nationals: Pass Extended Diploma with D*DD plus A-level Maths at Grade A-B. Please contact Admissions regarding eligibility

Tuition Fee

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    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

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