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Actuarial Science and Risk Management BSc (Hons)

Queen's University Belfast

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The underlying cornerstone of the Actuarial Science and Risk Management degree is the application of financial and statistical theories to help solve real business problems. The degree combines modules in actuarial modelling, financial reporting, insurance, pensions, economics, finance, mathematics and statistics to develop techniques and skills to assess, evaluate and manage future financial risk and thereby address a wide range of practical problems in long-term financial planning and management. A lot of actuaries' work might be thought of as risk management, which assesses how likely an event may be and the costs associated with that event. This might include investigating how life insurance reserves and future premiums might balance future claims, analysing investment risks, or projecting the financial costs of an epidemic.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : A*AA

Including A-level Mathematics or A-level grades AAA including Mathematics plus A in a fourth AS-level subject.A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is one of the UK’s Russell Group of top-ranking research-intensive institutions.
Its historic campus with cutting edge facilities is set in the heart of the affordable city of Belfast.
Queens is committed to preparing students for the future, providing international students with dedicated careers support to help them fulfil their potential.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 104 3

    34th out of 124

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    154 69%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    1st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    52nd

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    142 66%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    25th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.61 72%

    109th

    2

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