What will I learn?

**Overview**Study the art of risk: measuring it, assessing it, managing it, mitigating it – and sometimes profiting from it.Crossing the road, making a cup of tea, flying on holiday, starting a new business: nearly everything in life encompasses an element of risk. And to an Actuary, risk is everything. If you’re strong on mathematics and have an interest in business and economics, are fascinated by world events and not afraid to take an educated gamble, a career in this small but growing (and pretty lucrative) profession could be ideal.Our Actuarial Science degree will teach you how to look to the future from a business perspective, assess any likely impact, then put a price on mitigating any risk. And with an integral year in industry, you’ll gain invaluable hands-on experience, putting the theory into practice.Actuarial Science is exciting, challenging and stimulating – and its skillsets are in increasingly high demand.**About This Course**If you have a love of mathematics and business but want to work with them in a more applied field, Actuarial Science is a great choice. As well as becoming a professional Actuary, it opens up doors to broader fields including data science and risk management.  Our multidisciplinary Actuarial Science degree course brings together UEA’s Schools of Mathematics, Computing Sciences and Economics, along with the expertise of practicing actuaries.  You’ll develop core skills in mathematics, statistics and finance, and each year you’ll have the option to choose a traditional actuarial module or, if you’re thinking about specialising in data science, you’ll be able focus on developing additional computing skills. Plus, we’ll help you hone the communication and presentation skills essential to any graduate entering the financial sector.  Our strong links with industry mean you’ll have unique opportunities to see theory put into practice, and our syllabus includes guest lectures from working professionals, such as experts from Aviva. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to gain exemptions from the professional examinations set by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, so you could graduate one step ahead of your competition.  **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Which department am I in?

School of Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,000.00 (US$ 24,000) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University of East Anglia,

Norwich,

Norfolk,

NR4 7TJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Holders of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma (or six IB Subject Certificates including at least three at the higher level) or A levels will be considered for direct admission to Undergraduate Degree courses. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

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

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About University of East Anglia UEA

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a highly ranked British university situated in the vibrant and historical city of Norwich, UK.

  • UK Top 30 University (The Times/The Sunday Times and CUG 2022)
  • World Top 200 (THE World Rankings 2022)
  • World Top 50 for research citations (THE World Univ Rank 2022)

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