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Actuarial Science BSc (Hons)

University of York

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    NG31

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    30th

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  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    OCT-20

Course Summary

This degree combines the expertise of the York Management School and the Department of Mathematics, giving you access to world-class academics at the cutting edge of research in their fields. You'll sharpen your mathematical skills and statistical reasoning, using advanced calculus, algebra, probability and statistics. In parallel you'll study economics, finance and accounting, developing your understanding of the wider context of actuarial work. On successfully completing this course, you will be a multi-faceted and highly employable graduate with the financial and business skills required to qualify as a professional actuary. This course will equip you with knowledge and understanding of the concepts, theories and models of actuarial science. You'll study mathematical concepts such as probability theory and statistics, as well as business economics, accounting and corporate finance. This course provides a combination of high-level mathematical skills and cutting edge financial and business theory which is sought after by employers all over the world. Actuarial science graduates work in a wide range of roles related to finance, investment, risk, pensions and insurance. Many progress to actuarial trainee positions at firms such as Mercer, Tower and Watson, Deloitte and PwC.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Extended Project
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

AAA

Details

Essential Subject:Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade A is essential.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

30th

About this University

The University of York is a world-class, research-intensive Russell Group university, in one of Europe's most beautiful cities. The university combines academic excellence with an inclusive culture, and students leave equipped to prosper in a global workplace.

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Heslington

York

YO10 5DD

UNITED KINGDOM