City, University of London

City, University of London

Actuarial Science

The course is designed for highly numerate students who wish to pursue actuarial careers in insurance, finance, consultancy or further afield; this fast-track study route allows students to gain professional qualifications before embarking upon their careers; up to 8, exemptions can be gained from the current system of professional examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, which is just over half of the examinations required for Fellowship, thereby saving several years of study.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2.1 Honours degree in a subject with an adequate mathematical content such as mathematics, statistics, economics, physics and engineering; international applicants must have a score of 7 in IELTS, 600 in TOEFL 250 computer based.

Course modules

Modules: financial mathematics; finance and financial reporting; probability and mathematical statistics; economics; modelling; contingencies; statistical methods; financial economics. Five electives* (18 hours each) or one elective and a business research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060