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Actuarial Science

University of Strathclyde

Content

The curriculum of our Actuarial Science degree provides a good balance between finance, economic, and mathematical theory, computer implementations of this theory, and practical skills and knowledge all underpinning actuarial science.

Core classes are undertaken in the first semester, and address themes such as Principles of Finance, and foundation classes in Mathematics, Statistics and Economics. At the optional class stage (Semester 2), you can begin to tailor the programme to suit your own particular areas of interest and are able to choose from a wide range of classes, offered by all four contributing departments.

You can exit after 6 months with PgCert Acturial Science

You can exit after 9 months with PgDip Acturial Science.

Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree or international equivalent in: engineering; science subjects (physics, chemistry or computing science); or business subjects (business studies, accounting or economics).

This MSc requires some prior mathematical knowledge for example: Advanced Higher Higher/Higher or equivalent or undergraduate classes in: Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential equations, Probability and Statistics.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

Faculty of Science

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General