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What will I learn?

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.

Which department am I in?

Department of Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (36 months)

Tuition fees
£24,500.00 (25,24,647) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2021

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For international students

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. All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in English language. Applicants who do not already possess an acceptable English Language qualification will need to take a recognised test and attain the required English Language score: IELTS: At least 6.5 overall with 6.0 in the written component and no other subtest below 5.5. TOEFL iBT: At least 90 overall with 20 in the written component and no other subtest below 20. We do not accept 'MyBestScore'. Pearson Test of English (PTE): At least 58 overall with 50 in the written component and no other subtest below 42.

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

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