University of Kent

Degree level: Postgraduate

Actuarial Science (Taught)

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Course summary

The MSc in Actuarial Science is a one-year, full-time intensive programme that is suited to students who have a degree in mathematics, statistics or economics. Leading to the award of a Master’s degree, it offers the opportunity to gain exemption from professional exemptions. Although you only need to take 180 credits for the MSc, you can take further subjects for exemption purposes. If you take fewer than 180 credits, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science.

Course details

Modules

Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

Assessment method

Assessment is usually by a mixture of coursework and examination; exact weightings vary from module to module. Students who are considered to have performed sufficiently well in the programme (both in examinations and coursework), as determined by an examiner appointed by the UK Actuarial Profession, will be exempt from all the CT subjects studied within the programme. If a student fails to achieve a suitable overall standard, they might still be awarded individual module exemptions as recommended by the Profession’s examiner. Please note that individual exemptions are granted based on the final written examinations only.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Actuaries, Institute and Faculty of

How to apply

International applicants

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Entry requirements

A good first degree (usually in mathematics, statistics or economics, although other subjects with a high mathematical content are acceptable). All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Actuarial Science at University of Kent - UCAS