Taught course

Actuarial Science

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The entry requirement to the programme is normally a good upper second class honours degree in Mathematics/Statistics, a Science degree with a strong quantitative component, a subject with a substantial mathematical content, or an equivalent overseas qualification in a mathematical subject. In particular, knowledge of probability and statistics equivalent to good second year undergraduate Mathematics degree level is required for entry to the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Actuarial Science provides a strong grounding in the mathematics of actuarial science and addresses both the current and future needs of the industry. The programme was recently established and incorporates all mathematical techniques, in particular from the fields of probability and statistics, a modern actuary could not do without. Accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the course will offer exemptions to the following Professions Core Technical exams: CT3, CT4, CT6 and CT8. If you are interested in developing a career as an actuary, this programme of study will provide the ideal entry platform into a broad range of employment sectors, such as Insurance, Finance and Risk Management.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English require a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in each other component.

Fees and funding

UK students
11,500
International students
19,000

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Maths
Email
pg-maths@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 0174