What will I learn?

Actuarial Science brings together mathematical, statistical and financial techniques to minimise financial risk in areas such as commerce, insurance, finance and government, and this new degree could lead to highly rewarding careers in fields such as insurance, annuities, and pensions. Actuarial salaries begin at £30,000 and can progress to six figures. The programme will provide a solid training aligned with the Core Principles syllabus of Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Depending on the grades obtained, completion of the degree programme can lead to a recommendation for exemption from some or all of CS1, CS2, CM1, CM2, CB1, and CB2.As a student, you will be taught in our new £32.5m Computational Foundry, a world class centre with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research, as well as networking and meeting spaces, to help prepare you for a successful and rewarding career.The programme will be delivered by the Department of Mathematics in conjunction with the School of Management, both located on the Bay Campus.The Department is ranked Top 15 in the UK for Teaching ( NSS 2021).This course will give you a solid training highly aligned with that required for entrance to the actuarial profession – a career which is financially rewarding, highly sought after and a ‘passport’ to working in the global environment.It will cover topics such as: calculus, analysis, algebra, applied statistics, accounting for business, economics for accounting and finance, real analysis and metric spaces, vector calculus and measure theory, groups and rings, probability, financial accounting, investments, assets, equities and bonds, complex variables, stochastic processes, financial mathematics, stochastic processes and survival models, and actuarial models and interest rates.**We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£17,900.00 (18,06,256) per year
The fee mentioned is for year 1.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Singleton Park Campus

Singleton Park,

Swansea,

SA2 8PP, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are expected to have achieved the minimum of 550 – 600 (or 1650 – 1800 overall) with an IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each part of the test (or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The College, Swansea University
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About Swansea University

Swansea University is a dual campus university which boasts excellent teaching, research and outstanding student support.

  • Rated in the top 30 UK research universities (REF 2014-21)
  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • UK Top 15 for career prospects (Complete University Guide 2021
  • Among top 10 safest places to study in the UK