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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About the PhD in Actuarial Science programme

The Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance is one of the leading academic actuarial departments in the world, with highly respected degree courses and research. It comprises 29 staff, including eight qualified actuaries.

Benefits

The Faculty makes use of its position close to the heart of the City of London to enhance its research, teaching and external profile.

As such, the Faculty is proud of its PhD in Actuarial Science programme. On this programme you will have the full support of the faculty as well as access to the research and insights from one of the world’s leading actuarial departments.

Research Areas

The Faculty's research considers a range of theoretical and applied issues in:

General and life insurance
Health and social care
Machine learning and analytics
Mortality and longevity modelling
Pensions and investment
Risk management
Statistics
Stochastic modelling of risk in insurance and finance

Please visit the webpages of for individual faculty research interests or more information on the potential research topics they are willing to supervise.

You do not need to find a potential supervisor before you apply, but it is useful to indicate in your application the member of academic staff with research interests similar to your own. The final decision on supervisors is made by the PhD Director.

Application deadline

30 April 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9

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