University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Actuarial Science

This course provides the opportunity for students to gain exemptions from subjects CT1-CT8 of the professional examinations of the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries by performing sufficiently well in the instructional component (PGDip); graduates with a number of exemptions may enter employment as actuarial analysts with advanced professional standing; students who satisfactorily complete the PGDip may elect to continue to the award of Master's by undertaking a 3-month supervised programme of actuarial science research and submitting a corresponding dissertation.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a quantitative subject (mathematics, statistics, economics, etc).

Course modules

Accounting and finance for actuarial science; actuarial communication and research; actuarial mathematics; actuarial risk management; economics; financial mathematics; mathematical finance; probability and mathematical statistics; statistical models in insurance; stochastic processes; survival models; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,610 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,610 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,610 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,610 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,610 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

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

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