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Actuarial Science (Including Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: N233

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Actuaries provide assessments of financial security systems, with a focus on their complexity, their mathematics, and their mechanisms. Our BSc Actuarial Science encourages you to delve into your passions for mathematics and practical problem-solving. You learn the theory and methods used by professional actuaries; on how to apply mathematical and statistical skills to minimise financial risk when the stakes are high, in areas such as commerce, government, insurance and finance. Located within the Department of Mathematical Sciences, we have an international reputation in many areas of current mathematical research and thinking. As a member of the department you are part of an inclusive and approachable research community which allows you to explore topics in pure, high-level mathematics and applied mathematics. You can spend your third year on a placement year with an external organisation, where you learn about a particular sector, company or job role, apply your academic knowledge in a practical working environment, and receive inspiration for future career pathways.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,700per year

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A level : BBB

Including Mathematics. Please note we are unable to accept A-level Use of Mathematics in place of A-level Mathematics.

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    107 49%

    72nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    59th

    18

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