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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Actuarial Science

Course type


Course Summary

This course covers material relating to the second and third stages of the professional examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, namely the Core Application subjects and Specialist Technical subjects. Taking this course 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. In this course you will learn to Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the main areas of actuarial practice; Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the general commercial environment; Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to monitor measure and manage risk effectively; Apply actuarial, statistical and related methods to assess and manage risk; Communicate effectively with non-specialists in the area; Display the professional integrity, conduct and responsibility required by the actuarial profession. Career pathways for graduates in MSc in Actuarial Management are typically in actuarial roles. The type of employers varies, including consultancies (e.g. Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PWC), insurance companies (Aviva, Allianz, Prudential, RSA, PICC), brokers (Guy Carpenter, Willis, AON Benfield), banks (HSBC, Lloyd’s, UBS) and supervisory authorities / central banks (Financial Services Authority, Central Bank of Malaysia).

Different course options

Full time | Cass Business School | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module is taken in both term 1 and 2. This module introduces the core elements of business management. It seeks to provide into three interrelated strands of business activity: general management, business strategy and marketing. The module aims to develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with working in contemporary organisations. It explores the business concepts and the issues firms face in gaining competitive advantage. On completion, you should be capable of analysing business environments, corporate strategies and marketing plans.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A 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.

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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