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BSc Actuarial Science

BSc Actuarial Science

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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Actuaries provide assessments of financial security systems, focusing on their complexity, their mathematics, and their mechanisms. Essex’s BSc Actuarial Science encourages students to delve into their passions for mathematics and practical problem-solving. This course mixes solid mathematics, an understanding of real-world financial issues, and computing skills which will provide students with the core skills essential for entering the actuarial profession. Students will learn the theory and methods used by professional actuaries; on how to apply mathematical and statistical skills to minimise financial risk when the stakes are high, in areas such as commerce, government, insurance and finance. Study topics including: Mathematical finance; Financial reporting; Contingencies, risk management and survival analysis; Pure and applied mathematics; Statistics. This course is accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.