Taught course

Actuarial Science

Institution
Swansea University · School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Economics or other numerate degree with significant mathematical/statistical content. Applicants whose first degree is not Mathematics will be considered on an individual basis taking into account the mathematical content of their first degree.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

An actuary is a business professional who applies mathematics and statistics to assess risk in a wide variety of contexts ranging from insurance and banking to health and government planning. The MSc in Actuarial Science is designed to give graduates from numerate disciplines a grounding in the mathematical and statistical theories needed to become a qualified actuary. You will gain key marketable skills in applying mathematics and statistics to the modelling of actuarial problems. This programme is accredited by the professional body for actuaries in the UK (the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries), and successful graduates will gain exemptions from up to three professional examinations.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358