BSc Actuarial Science

The BSc Actuarial Science will pave you a way to an actuary, whose daily routine includes: investigating financial accounts, analysing risks, designing actuarial models, and cooperating with other professions. This programme covers a series of modules of Core Principles from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) UK, and has acquired several exemptions from various international actuarial societies, e.g, SoA, IFoA (CS1, CM1 & CM2).

On completion, you will be a multi-faceted and highly employable graduate. With the skills acquired, you will be highly valued in the insurance industry, as well as many other fields that call for an advanced mathematics degree and problem-solving ability.

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Xiaojun Zhu, Programme director
Xiaojun Zhu, Programme director
Xiaojun Zhu
The BSc Actuarial Science brings you the art of transferring risks into opportunities. It is an innovative and immersive program.
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Actuaries possess unique mathematical, analytical, communication and management skills for many high-level strategic decisions with a significant impact on legislation, businesses and peoples' lives. They are active not only in insurance, but also in finance and investment.

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We have a professional team with members, full of working experience, affiliated to IFoA, SOA, CAS and ACCA and other actuarial societies. We are dedicated to support actuarial students with advice and up-to-date actuarial news through classes, academic and social events, student and employer events.

The BSc Actuarial Science will equip you with knowledge and understanding of the concepts, theories and models of actuarial science, through a series of modules including calculus, algebra, probability theory and statistics, business economics, accounting and corporate finance.

The skills you gain on the Actuarial Science undergraduate course will kickstart your actuarial career. These skills include
- Critical thinking and analysis
- Problem solving
- Numeracy and data analysis
- Mathematical reasoning
- Communication, presentation and reporting to specialist and non-specialist audiences

Entry requirements

Please visit Entry Requirements for full details. 

Career outcomes

Actuaries measure and manage risk. Actuaries have a deep understanding of mathematics, statistics and business management. With this, they help businesses grow and provide value to their customers. Actuaries help leaders make strategic decisions and consumers prepare for their future.” --Society of Actuaries

Being an actuary or actuarial employee, you have the chance to apply the skills and knowledge you learned in mathematics and statistics to analyze and manage the risks in the real-world challenges, such as New Technologies, Climate Change, Population Growth, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cryptocurrency.

Your career opportunities and fields you will likely enter in the future include Banking and Financial Services, Consulting, Demography, Enterprise Risk Management, Environmental Finance, Health and Retirement, Investments and Fund Management, Pension, Predictive Analytics and Data Science, Pricing, Reinsurance, Social Insurance, Valuation, Wealth Management and Financial Planning, etc.

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