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PhD Mathematics in Actuarial Science

PhD Mathematics in Actuarial Science

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Full time | The University of Manchester | 36 months | SEP

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Full time


36 months

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Actuarial Science Mathematics (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Programme description

Opportunities for PhD research are available in a wide range of topics concerning the application of Probability theory to Actuarial Science. For some of the available areas of possible PhD or M.Phil research see the Probability, Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Science research theme.

Students may enter our graduate programme in Actuarial Science by initially taking our taught M.Sc. course over 1 year. This, subject to satisfactory progress, can lead to admission to the PhD programme.

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Entry requirements

Students would usually be expected to have a 1st or upper 2nd class Honours Bachelor degree at undergraduate Masters level or an MSc Merit or Distinction (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a mathematical subject.