MSc Applied Actuarial Science

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science

Program Description

MSc Applied Actuarial Science

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science

MSc Applied Actuarial Science

Fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries this programme can provide a fast-track route to qualifying as an actuary: students who achieve a high enough overall mark in the programme can obtain exemptions from the professional examinations included within their studies.

Students will gain knowledge and understanding of complex techniques applicable to the solution of problems in all the major areas of current professional actuarial practice.

Qualifying as an actuary is a passport to a wide variety of careers in insurance companies, investments, pensions, health care and banking – not just in the UK, but throughout the world. Kent is one of a very few universities in the UK to teach the subject.

Course structure

The MSc offers exemptions from the following subjects in the Core Applications Stage and Specialist Technical Stage. You must take 180 credits to pass the MSc. If you take fewer than 180 credits, you may be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Actuarial Science.


As a guide only, the 2014/15 annual tuition fees for this programme are:

Applied Actuarial Science - MSc at Canterbury:

Full-time: TBC

Part-time: TBC

Key facts

  • Subject area: Actuarial Science
  • Award: MSc
  • Course type: Taught
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Mode of study: Full-time or part-time
  • Attendance mode: Campus
  • Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time
  • Start: September
  • Accredited by: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
  • Total Kent credits: 180
  • Total ECTS credits: 90
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated August 31, 2015
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1 - 2 years
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United Kingdom Canterbury, England
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