• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The BSc Actuarial Science programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is designed for students who are keen on solving real world problems involving risk and uncertainty using mathematical tools. You will learn how to predict future uncertainty, analyse and evaluate potential risks, and make calculated forecasts for the future.

Overview

During the BSc Actuarial Science programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  you will study a range of modules in economics, finance, business and mathematics to prepare you for a career working as actuary across a number of industries. Industries where actuaries are employed include the insurance, banking and government sectors, where they work to calculate costs, determine premiums, develop derivative products, manage risk, forecast the future and ensure compliance with regulatory laws.

Career

By the time you graduate from the BSc Actuarial Science, you will have:

  • a solid understanding of the key areas of actuarial sciences, including
  • the professional skills required to work as an actuary, pending certification completion
  • a strong foundation in mathematics, probability and statistics
  • the ability to analyse risk in a variety of real-world situations

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Advanced Linear Algebra
  • Analysis 
  • Theory of Interest
  • Foundations of Financial Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

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  • Minimum required score:

    62

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General Requirements

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12672 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12672 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RMB 88,000 per academic year

Living costs for Suzhou

  • 3000 - 5500 CNY/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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