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Actuarial Science with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Mathematics Department and the School of Management have launched a new degree programme in Actuarial Science.The new BSc Actuarial Science with Integrated Foundation programme will provide students with a thorough grounding in the areas of Mathematics, Accounting, Finance and Economics relevant to careers in the actuarial profession. This will include a selection of new actuarial modules designed to cover the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Core Principles syllabuses so that graduates with good degrees can obtain a number of exemptions from professional examinations.Swansea University has a strong research base in areas related to Actuarial Science with Mathematics hosting an internationally recognised ‘Stochastic Analysis Group’ and Management hosting the ‘Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance’. Graduates will be highly qualified to enter the Actuarial profession, or follow careers in; auditing, financial analysis, insurance, investment banking and management.The career of an actuary is regularly voted among the top three job choices based on intellectual stimulation, impact, and financial reward. Resources are available at https://www.actuaries.org.uk/become-actuary/why-become-actuary concerning opportunities for actuaries and the path toward becoming an actuary.A Swansea graduate with exemption from several IFoA professional examinations has a distinct competitive advantage to begin an actuarial career in insurance, risk management, or investment and finance. You might start with a role in financial modelling and statistical interpretation then progress steadily toward becoming a technical leader and business manager.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,400per year

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Applicants who took Mathematics at A-Level should have CDD. Applicants who did not study Mathematics at AS or A-Level should have BBC and a B grade for GCSE Mathematics.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 103 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    123 56%

    46th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    18th

    31

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