Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

Actuarial Science with Professional Placement

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Course summary

Follow a bespoke, accredited programme combining mathematics, statistics and business that’s designed to give you a head start in your actuarial career. Actuaries are problem-solvers who can think strategically, drawing on their mathematical skills to measure the probability and risk of future events. This profession offers a satisfying and financially rewarding career path across areas such as general insurance, life insurance, pensions and investment. This degree programme combines core mathematics with specialist modules in probability, statistics, actuarial and financial mathematics, and business economics. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from qualified actuaries with many years of industry experience. Alongside your academic studies, you’ll follow a professional development programme, gaining relevant skills and industry knowledge in preparation for a successful career.

Modules

Year 1 Actuarial Professional Development  Applied Calculus Applied Probability & Statistics Economics for Business Management Numbers, Sets and Functions Programming in Python I  Vectors and Matrices Please note all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Most of your modules will be assessed by an examination worth at least 90 per cent of the year’s study, with the remainder covered by coursework and tests. Management modules are assessed using a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N32P
Institution code:
Q50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
67%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
Actuarial Science with Professional Placement at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS