MSc Actuarial Science / Course details
Year of entry: 2019
The MSc in Actuarial Science provides a strong grounding in the mathematics of actuarial science and addresses both the current and future needs of the industry. The programme was recently established and incorporates all mathematical techniques, in particular from the fields of probability and statistics, a modern actuary could not do without. Accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the course will offer the following exemptions in the IFoA's revised Curriculum 2019: CS1, CS2 (Actuarial Statistics) and CM2 (Actuarial Mathematics). (Reaccreditation for Curriculum 2019 is currently pending). If you are interested in developing a career as an actuary, this programme of study will provide the ideal entry platform into a broad range of employment sectors, such as Insurance, Finance and Risk Management.
Coursework and assessment
There are two teaching semesters of 12 weeks each and approximately 15 weeks of project work. Assessment for the taught part is by exams and coursework.
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Martingales Theory for Finance||MATH67201||15||Mandatory|
|Time Series Analysis and Forecasting in Finance||MATH68032||15||Mandatory|
|Generalised Linear Models and Survival Analysis||MATH68052||15||Mandatory|
|Stochastic Modelling in Finance||MATH69102||15||Mandatory|
|Actuarial Models 1||MATH69511||15||Mandatory|
|Quantitative Risk Management||MATH69551||15||Mandatory|
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