Taught course

Actuarial Science

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a quantitative subject (mathematics, statistics, economics, etc).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides the opportunity for students to gain exemptions from subjects CT1-CT8 of the professional examinations of the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries by performing sufficiently well in the instructional component (PGDip); graduates with a number of exemptions may enter employment as actuarial analysts with advanced professional standing; students who satisfactorily complete the PGDip may elect to continue to the award of Master's by undertaking a 3-month supervised programme of actuarial science research and submitting a corresponding dissertation.

Modules: Accounting and finance for actuarial science; actuarial communication and research; actuarial mathematics; actuarial risk management; economics; financial mathematics; mathematical finance; probability and mathematical statistics; statistical models in insurance; stochastic processes; survival models; dissertation.

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Social and Human Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 7342