University of Kent

University of Kent

Actuarial Science

This course provides you with a firm foundation for the later subjects. Actuaries evaluate and manage financial risk. They make financial sense of the future for their clients by applying advanced mathematical and statistical techniques to solve complex financial problems.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree (usually in mathematics, statistics or economics, although other subjects with a high mathematical content are acceptable).

Course modules

Modules include: Financial mathematics; finance and financial reporting; probability and mathematical statistics; models; contingencies; statistical methods; economics; financial economics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is usually by a mixture of coursework and examination; exact weightings vary from module to module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,370 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,280 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,370 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,370 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,370 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

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