City University London

Course Introduction

The course allows you to study the key areas of actuarial practice whilst also offering the opportunity to gain exemptions from the examinations of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Course Modules

Modules include: Investment and asset management; life insurance; general insurance; pensions; derivative securities; health insurance; financial extreme value statistics; and stochastic asset'liability modelling.

Course Additional Entry

A UK 2.1 or above and/or a Masters Degree/Postgraduate Diploma (from a UK university or equivalent) in a related subject and already covered the fundamentals of actuarial science at university degree or professional level. Applicants are required to have passed and/or as a result of previous studies, be exempted from a minimum of FIVE of the Core Technical (CT) examinations of the UK Actuarial Profession (with the exception of CT9). These would be expected to include Subject CT1 (Financial Mathematics), Subject CT3 (Probability & Mathematical Statistics) and Subject CT7 (Economics), which represents the fundamentals of actuarial science.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £20,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,000  Academic year. First year home fees