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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Actuarial Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Who is it for?

You are a part-qualified actuary or a graduate from a recognised BSc or MSc in Actuarial Science or any other recognised programme with an actuarial flavour. You will have completed the equivalent of at least four subjects from the Core Principles stage of the professional examinations of the Institute of Actuaries, including both Actuarial Mathematics (CM1) and Actuarial Statistics (CS1).

Objectives:

The MSc in Actuarial Management programme covers material relating to the second and third stages of the professional examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, namely the Core Practices subjects and Specialist Principles subjects.

Taking this master's degree at Cass means you are studying in the first institution in the UK to have both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes fully accredited by the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

You can also gain exemptions from the IFoA's examinations. In particular you can gain exemptions in Actuarial Practice (Subject CP1), Modelling Practice (Subject CP2) and Communications Practice (Subject CP3) and most of the Specialist Principles (SP) subjects.

Career pathways for graduates in MSc in Actuarial Management postgraduate programme are typically in actuarial roles. The type of employers varies, including consultancies, insurance companies, brokers, banks and supervisory authorities / central banks.

Different course options

Full time | Cass Business School | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module is taken in both term 1 and 2. This module is compulsory for all students electing to complete the MSc in Actuarial Management and provides students with an understanding of how to undertake independent research either in the context of a single organisation or by using third-party sources. Students also develop the necessary tools and skills to initiate, research and write up a business project and the module includes dedicated training in research methodology, availability of data sources, project writing, time-management and presentation skills. These skills will be invaluable to students in their future career whether or not they choose to complete the MSc by means of the Business Research Project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent, and/or a Masters Degree/Postgraduate Diploma (from a UK university or equivalent) in a related subject and already covered the fundamentals of actuarial science at university degree or professional level. Students are required to have passed and/or as a result of previous studies, be exempted from the equivalent of at least four of the Core Principles examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (including both Actuarial Statistics (CS1) and Actuarial Mathematics (CM1))*

Department profile

Part of City, University of London, Sir John Cass Business School has been at the forefront of business education for over 50 years. Ranked 3rd in London, 6th in the UK and 19th in Europe (Financial Times European Business School ranking 2019), Cass is part of an elite group of business schools to have been awarded triple accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the...more

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level, and has an alumni of more than 140,000 graduates, from over 180 countries. The University is divided into five different Schools: Cass Business School School of Arts & Social Sciences School of Health Sciences School of...more

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