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Actuarial and Data Science (MMath) MMath

University of East Anglia UEA

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Mathematics - MMath

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Crossing the road, making a cup of tea, flying on holiday, starting a new business: nearly everything in life encompasses an element of risk. To an Actuary, risk is everything. If you’re strong on mathematics and have an interest in business and economics, are fascinated by world events and not afraid to take an educated gamble, a career in this profession could be ideal.Our integrated masters in Actuarial & Data Science degree will teach you how to look to the future from a business perspective, assess any likely impact, then put a price on mitigating any risk. Due to our strong links with industry, you’ll have opportunities to put the theory into practice. The fourth year of the programme will allow you to expand your skills beyond that of a standard graduate. You will have the opportunity to increase your computing, communication and business awareness skills to provide the potential for you to be an asset to any potential employer.**Overview**If you have a love of mathematics and business but want to work with them in a more applied field, Actuarial Science is a great choice. As well as becoming a professional Actuary, it opens up doors to broader fields including data science and risk management.Our multidisciplinary Actuarial Science degree course brings together UEA’s Schools of Mathematics, Computing Sciences and Economics, along with the expertise of practising Actuaries.You’ll develop core skills across mathematics, statistics and finance, and each year you’ll have the option to choose a traditional actuarial module or, if you’re thinking about specialising in data science, you’ll be able focus on developing additional computing skills. Plus, we’ll help you hone the communication and presentation skills essential to any graduate entering the financial sector. Adding a 4th year to your programme will broaden your skillset and expose you to the world of data science which is an exciting growth area for the actuarial profession.Our strong links with industry mean you’ll have unique opportunities to see theory put into practice and our syllabus includes guest lectures from working professionals, such as the expertise of practising Actuaries from global insurance giant, Aviva. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to gain exemptions from the professional examinations set by the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, so you could graduate one step ahead of your competition.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 20,200per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

including Mathematics grade A. Science A Levels must include a pass in the practical element. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

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University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 103 12

    40th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    128 58%

    39th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    63rd

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    57th

    42

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