Taught course

Actuarial Science

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a discipline that provides some quantitative training (eg computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides an intensive, professional-level, specialist education in actuarial science. Students performing well in the instructional component (PG Dip) can gain exemptions from Subjects CT1-CT8 of the professional examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, which are internationally recognised. Following the instructional component, students can progress to the MSc by successfully completing a three-month supervised project and dissertation/ report component.

Modules: Probability and Mathematical Statistics; Financial Mathematics; Actuarial Mathematics I; Survival Models; Economics; Stochastic Processes; Mathematical Finance; Actuarial Mathematics II; Statistical Methods in Insurance; Accounting and Finance for Actuarial Science.

Plus
Project and dissertation/report (MSc only)

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
27 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Social and Human Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshms@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 7342