University of Leeds
This course is ideal if you want a career in insurance, the pensions industry, healthcare, investment banking, or any organisation where risk management plays an important role. The course provides you with the skills needed to undertake consultancy, advise on a range of different projects and is an excellent qualification for PhD studies, combining cutting edge research with rigorous analytical skills.
A bachelor degree with a 2:1 or international equivalent in a relevant subject e.g. mathematics, statistics, economics or finance. You should have a good grounding in qualitative subjects. Applicants whose first language is not English need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with 6 or more in each section, or other recognised English language qualification (e.g. TOEFL).
Modules include: Portfolio risk management; corporate finance; professionalism and ethics for actuaries; international investment; critical skills for the finance professional; accounting for managers; economics for business; applied statistics and probability; discrete time finance; models in actuarial science; continuous time finance; projects in actuarial finance.
There are a number of part fee scholarships available for UK, EU and international students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|