MSc/PgDip Actuarial Science
Programme Outline and Benefits
You may be a recent graduate from a BSc programme looking to get into industry. Perhaps you’re already a trainee within a firm. Or maybe you’re an experienced professional seeking a career change… Whatever your motivation, the Actuarial Science programmes at Leicester are designed to provide you with a head start to a potentially lucrative career path.
Why study at Leicester?
The Actuarial Science programmes at Leicester are accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. By studying one of these courses you can gain the first accredited qualification in the step towards becoming a fully accredited Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
The Department of Mathematics has a successful history of delivering quality actuarial education. It has links with the financial industry and has ensured the course has been developed with the needs of key employers in mind. This means that graduates will be highly employable.
Accreditation by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
The University enjoys strong links with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and has developed the programme working closely with them. The Faculty and the Institute of Actuaries has accredited the programme. This means that if you perform sufficiently well (average of 65% or more) within the module assessments you can gain exemption from taking the profession’s current CT 1-8 examinations - the first eight exams towards qualifying as a fellow of the Faculty and the Institute of Actuaries.