Entry requirements

The UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries accredits the MSc in Actuarial Management course. Indeed, Cass Business School was the first institution in the UK to have both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes fully accredited by the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Consequently, the course allows you to study the key areas of actuarial practice whilst also offering the opportunity to gain exemptions from the examinations of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. In particular, students are able to gain exemptions in Actuarial Risk Management (Subject CA1), Communications (Subject CA3) and most of the Specialist Technical (or ST) subjects* In addition, students who have outstanding Core Technical (or CT) subjects are able to gain exemptions in many of these also (covers Subjects CT2, CT4, CT5, CT6 and CT8 only). The MSc in Actuarial Management also provides a good foundation for students preparing for examinations of the professional bodies in other countries (including the United States, Canada and Australia). This course is suitable for people who already have a knowledge of the fundamentals of actuarial science. It provides courses in financial risk management, life and general insurance, pensions and investment. A range of specialist courses extend the usual range of actuarial education.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries accredits the MSc in Actuarial Management course. Indeed, Cass Business School was the first institution in the UK to have both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes fully accredited by the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Consequently, the course allows you to study the key areas of actuarial practice whilst also offering the opportunity to gain exemptions from the examinations of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
In particular, students are able to gain exemptions in Actuarial Risk Management (Subject CA1), Communications (Subject CA3) and most of the Specialist Technical (or ST) subjects*
In addition, students who have outstanding Core Technical (or CT) subjects are able to gain exemptions in many of these also (covers Subjects CT2, CT4, CT5, CT6 and CT8 only).
The MSc in Actuarial Management also provides a good foundation for students preparing for examinations of the professional bodies in other countries (including the United States, Canada and Australia).
This course is suitable for people who already have a knowledge of the fundamentals of actuarial science. It provides courses in financial risk management, life and general insurance, pensions and investment. A range of specialist courses extend the usual range of actuarial education.

Information for international students

For a university degree not taught in English, we require: Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - grade C or above; or TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 or 250 for the computer based test; or The British Council IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

Fees and funding

UK students
£18,000

Tuition fees: £18,000 (full time), £9,000 (part time) Deposit: £2,000 (paid within 1 month of receiving offer)

First instalment: Half fees less deposit (paid at registration)
Second instalment: Half fees (paid in January following start of programme).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
cass-masters@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7040 5150
Fax
+44 (0)20 7040 8685