• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

You excel in and enjoy mathematics, especially modelling and probability. You love asking “What if?”.

The skills you gain on theActuarial Science (Hons) programme at City, University of London will kickstart your actuarial career. You can also enter careers in risk management, investment management or financial analysis.

Objectives

If you enjoy mathematics, statistics, probability and economics you will find this course ideal. For the duration of your degree, you’ll delve deeper into these core subjects, as well as stochastic models, finance and financial reporting, business and, naturally, actuarial science itself. You’ll also produce a self-researched final-year project on an area that interests you and reflects your ambitions.

Career pathways

The majority of our graduates become actuarial trainees and study for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' examinations. Others embark on careers in:

  • investment banking and investment management
  • auditing
  • commercial banking
  • insurance
  • financial analysis
  • management
  • computing and teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Duration with placement: 4 years

  • Credits
    445 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
  • Actuarial Methods
  • Excel and Statistical Packages

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.

  • IB: 35 points overall (can include up to three bonus points) with 5 minimum in each subject.  Please note that for applicants studying the new Maths curriculum we are happy to accept both Maths Analysis & Approaches and Maths Applications & Interpretation.
  • Access to Higher Education: Pass the course with 45 level 3 credits including minimum 30 distinction credits and the remaining 15 credits at merit or above, plus A-Level Maths A.
  • For Access applicants we also require a minimum of grade 5 (C) in GCSE English.

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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