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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

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Southampton is the only UK university to offer BSc Economics and Actuarial Science. The degree teaches you how to use mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk and uncertainty. Actuaries are essential in industries such as insurance and finance. • As part of your first year modules, you'll learn to use Bloomberg trading terminals in our Financial Lab (FinLab) 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 exemptions from the core principles - see course page for more details.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: • Spend a year in employment• Gain vital work experience on a Student Innovation Project• Spend a semester abroadChoose Southampton and you'll also be joining a department ranked Top 20 in the UK for Economics and Econometrics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per 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 grade A in Mathematics. Alternatively, AAB or ABBB including grade A in Mathematics and grade B in Further Mathematics.Contextual offer: AAB including grade A in Mathematics or ABB including grade A in Mathematics and grade B in Further Mathematics. If you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A-level offer: AAB including grade A in Mathematics or ABB including grade A in Mathematics and grade B in Further Mathem

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 8,200 EU and international students.
Southampton’s Students Union has over 40 cultural and international groups to connect international communities in a social setting.
Specialist careers support and paid year in employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 104 5

    32nd out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    149 67%

    21st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    21st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    66th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    143 65%

    27th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    37th

    8

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