B.Sc. Actuarial Science with a Year in Industry (Hons)

University of Kent
En Canterbury (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (Inglaterra)
Descripción

Actuaries evaluate and manage financial risks, particularly in the financial services industry. They form a small yet well-respected, influential and relatively well-paid profession. If you are good at mathematics and you are curious about financial matters, you should enjoy studying actuarial science. This BSc programme from University of Kent, can earn you exemptions from up to eight of the professional examinations set by the UK actuarial profession.

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¿Dónde se da y en qué fecha?

comienzo Ubicación
01 septiembre 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Actuarial Science
Statistics
Mathematics
Financial
University
Industry
Financial Training
GCSE Mathematics

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Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Business Economics
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics for Actuarial Science
  • Calculus and Mathematical Modelling
  • Proofs and Numbers
  • Matrices and Computing
  • Year in Industry Stage 1 Group A
Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Time Series Modelling and Simulation
  • Year in Industry Stage 2 Group A
  • Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Statistics for Insurance
  • Corporate Finance for Actuaries
  • Financial Reports and their Analysis
  • Probability and Statistics for Actuarial Science 2
Year in industry
  • Students on this course spend a year working in industry between Stages 2 and 3. We can offer help and advice in finding a placement. This greatly enhances your CV and gives you the opportunity to put your academic skills into practice. It also gives you an idea of your career options. Recent placements have included IBM, management consultancies, government departments, actuarial firms and banks.
Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Contingencies 2
  • Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing Models
  • Mathematics of Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Modelling
  • Actuarial Practice
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Survival Models
  • Industrial Placement
  • Year in Industry Stage 3