University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Actuarial Science

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.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher in a relevant discipline which must include some quantitative training, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Course modules

MSc: 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; Project and dissertation/report Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: 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.

Assessment methods

To include examinations, presentations, coursework assignments and a final dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Mathematics
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