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Economics and Actuarial Science BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This is the only degree in the UK to combine economics and actuarial science. Actuarial science uses mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk and uncertainty. Actuaries are essential in industries such as insurance and finance. • You'll learn to use the Bloomberg Trading Suite in your first year, and study alongside students on the related Mathematics and Actuarial Science degree.• This degree is accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). You'll be eligible for 6 exemptions from the core principles - see course page for more info. You'll study core modules in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods. You'll have the freedom to shape your studies by choosing optional modules to suit your interests or career plans - such as international banking, risk management or public economics. You can also choose modules from outside the Economics and Mathematics departments.You could also: • Take part in a 2 week summer school in China• Spend a semester abroad• Spend a year in employment• Gain vital work experience on IBM's Business Innovation Programme

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 17,560per 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 : AAA

Typical offer: AAA or AABB including Mathematics (minimum grade A) or AAB or ABBB including Mathematics (minimum grade A) and Further Mathematics (minimum grade B)Contextual offer: AAB including Mathematics (minimum grade A) or ABB including Mathematics (minimum grade A) and Further Mathematics (minimum grade B) Offers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. Although an Economics A level is not required, preference will be given to applicants taking at least one analytical A level subject ; that is, ei

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 103 3

    28th out of 78

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    148 67%

    24th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    50th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    143 64%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    42nd

    17

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