MSc in Actuarial Management

Cass Business School, City University

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

MSc in Actuarial Management

Cass Business School, City University

The UK Actuarial Profession accredits the MSc in Actuarial Management course. Indeed, Cass Business School was the first institution in the UK to have both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes fully accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession.
 

Consequently, 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 Actuarial Profession.


In particular, students are able to gain exemptions in Actuarial Risk Management (Subject CA1), Communications (Subject CA3) and most of the Specialist Technical (or ST) subjects*


In addition, students who have outstanding Core Technical (or CT) subjects are able to gain exemptions in many of these also (covers Subjects CT2, CT4, CT5, CT6 and CT8 only).


The MSc in Actuarial Management also provides a good foundation for students preparing for examinations of the professional bodies in other countries (including the United States, Canada and Australia).


The Masters Actuarial Management course is delivered through:

  • face-to-face lectures from qualified actuaries (and other experts in the field)
  • dedicated online support
  • ready access to faculty members
  • advice on exam techniques



Full-time and part-time

The full-time version of the MSc in Actuarial Management, which is completed over one academic year, requires students to attend lectures which amount to two days per week.


Alternatively, the part-time version of the course, which is completed over two academic years, has been designed to fit with the study leave packages commonly offered by actuarial employers. As a result, part-time students are required to attend lectures which amount to one day per week during term time over the two years.


Faculty members include a significant number of qualified actuaries and other experts in range of wider fields, who use their commercial experience and current research interests to inform their teaching.

Career opportunities

There is a continuous demand for capable postgraduate level students in the actuarial profession, whose members are among the highest paid in the UK. There are around 9,000 qualified actuaries in the UK, working in fields such as; Insurance companies (life/non life departments), consulting firms, government departments, banks and investment firms, teaching and research.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2016
Duration
Duration
12 - 24 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
16,000 GBP
Information
Deadline
Start date Aug. 2016
Place
United Kingdom London, England
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Duration 12 - 24 months
Price 16,000 GBP