Applicants should have, or expect to obtain before the start of the course a:
- 1st or upper 2nd class 4 year undergraduate degree (e.g. MMath) degree (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a mathematical subject
- MSc with Merit or Distinction (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a mathematical subject.
In some research areas, a background in physics, engineering or computer science is also acceptable.
Months of entry
January, April, September
Opportunities for PhD research are available in a wide range of topics concerning the application of Probability theory to Actuarial Science. For some of the available areas of possible PhD or M.Phil research see the Probability, Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Science research theme. For more details about the specific projects, please contact the relevant individual members of staff or get in touch with the Postgraduate Office on email@example.com.
Students may enter our graduate programme in Actuarial Science by initially taking our taught MSc course over 1 year. This, subject to satisfactory progress, can lead to admission to the PhD programme.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time36-48 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Department of Mathematics
- +44 (0)161 275 0178