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PhD in Actuarial Science

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Actuarial Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

About the PhD in Actuarial Science programme

The Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance is one of the leading academic actuarial departments in the world, with highly respected degree courses and research. It comprises 29 staff, including eight qualified actuaries.

Benefits

The Faculty makes use of its position close to the heart of the City of London to enhance its research, teaching and external profile.

As such, the Faculty is proud of its PhD in Actuarial Science programme. On this programme you will have the full support of the faculty as well as access to the research and insights from one of the world’s leading actuarial departments.

Research Areas

The Faculty's research considers a range of theoretical and applied issues in:

  • General and life insurance
  • Health and social care
  • Machine learning and analytics
  • Mortality and longevity modelling
  • Pensions and investment
  • Risk management
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic modelling of risk in insurance and finance.

Modules

In the first year you will attend a number of taught courses aiming to provide training in your research field and exposure to wider research areas. You will be able to take PhD-level courses in Finance, as well as, if appropriate, drawn from Bayes MSc programmes. These courses are academically rigorous and you will need to be examined in them.
Research paper

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,690

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

12,000

Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for next academic year, you must hold a first degree (a first or equivalent) in a subject related to your proposed research topic.

Department profile

The Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) is one of City, University of London’s five Schools. Bayes (formerly Cass Business School) 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 European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our London home is the beating heart of an...more

University information

City, University of London (City) is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. There are over 20,000 students who call the university home, and a postgraduate population of 46%. City has a diverse and international learning community, with over 175,000 alumni representing more than 180 countries worldwide. City is comprised of five different schools: School of Arts & Social...more

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