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Actuarial Science

City, University of London

M.Sc.
12 months
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21000 GBP/year
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About

Study the fundamentals of actuarial science and business analytics as you prepare for a high-flying career as an actuary in traditional and non-traditional actuarial fields with the Actuarial Science programme at City, University of London - Cass Business School.

Overview

We will be the first in the world to offer an MSc in Actuarial Science with Business Analytics pathway, which will also prepare you for the non-traditional actuarial field of business analytics.

You will gain a firm grounding in the fundamentals of actuarial science in insurance, finance and investment. You will also advance your knowledge in analytics methods for business, machine learning, data management systems and natural language processing, all of which are increasingly being adopted across actuarial practice areas.

Career

Actuaries are experts in risk management. They mainly work for insurance companies, consultancy firms, banks and investment managers in the areas of General Insurance, Health and Care, Investment, Life Insurance, Pensions and Financial Risk Management.

An actuarial career is a global professional passport. The employment opportunities available for those with an actuarial skill set continue to develop and grow, in some cases outside the traditional areas. 

Our graduates from the MSc in Actuarial Science programme at City, University of London - Cass Business School are well prepared to tackle actuarial and risk analyst, consultancy and underwriting roles in leading firms such as EY, PwC, KPMG, Willis Towers Watson, Munich Re, to name a few, that are as challenging as they are rewarding with starting salaries that far outstrip their peers in other industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Mathematics
  • Finance & Financial Reporting
  • Probability & Mathematical Statistics
  • Business Economics 
  • Research Methods for Actuarial Professionals
  • Contingencies 
  • Modelling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
104
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution, in a highly quantitative programme such as mathematics or statistics is required to enter this course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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