Taught course

Actuarial Finance

University of Leeds · Leeds University Business School

Entry requirements

You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) in a relevant first degree such as mathematics, statistics, economics or finance. A background in finance or economics is desirable but not essential. You must have a strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high scores in quantitative modules. IELTS: 6 or more in each section and an overall score of 6.5 or TOEFL iBT: At least 92 overall with a minimum of 21 in Listening, 21 in Reading, 23 in Speaking and 22 in Writing.

Months of entry


Course content

Combining theoretical knowledge and technical expertise as well as the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed in the actuarial industry, the course is ideal if you want a career in insurance, the pensions industry, healthcare, investment banking, or in any organisation where risk management plays an important role.

Leeds University Business School is a world ranked, triple accredited and award winning business school.

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked ninth in the UK and first in the North of England for the quality of our research. Of the top ten Business Schools in the REF, we are one of only four to have achieved accreditation from the world’s leading accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Our Masters courses are informed by the latest professional knowledge. You are taught by world-leading academics who combine professional practice with teaching and research activity, to bring up-to-date business knowledge to the classroom - the kind of knowledge that translates directly to your career.

Fees and funding

Numerous scholarships are available to UK/EU and International Students. Please visit our website for more information.

Information on fees and funding can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)113 343 4908