university of leeds
Master of Science Course in Actuarial Finance
Upper second class or first class bachelor degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject. For example, mathematics, statistics, economics or finance. A background in finance or economics is desirable but not essential. You must have a strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high scores in quantitative modules. Work experience is desirable but not essential. Applicants whose first language is not English will need to attain a well balanced IELTS overall test score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in writing or equivalent eg TOEFL. How to apply For details of how to apply visit http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/how-to-apply/ Fees Detail of the current fees can be found at http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/fees/ Modes of study and duration of the course 12 Months Full Time What you study Our MSc in Actuarial Finance helps you to build on youyr quantitative background and apply these skills at an advanced level in the world of business. If you have a quantitative business degree or a strong statistical and mathematical background this joint programme with the School of Mathematics allows you to apply your analytical ability of business. Modules within the Business School introduce you to key business topics such as accountancy, corporate finance and economics. Modules taken in the School of Mathematics help you apply your quantitative skills to business problems such as risk management, insurance and derivatives. What facilities are available You will be based in the business school which is an impressive building blending traditional gothic and contemporary architecture. Here you will have access to a number of facilities including a dedicated wireless Postgraduate Study Centre, a Postgraduate IT cluster, the Yorkshire Bank Lecture Theatre and Western Lecture Theatre, both equipped with audio-visual technology. Career opportunities Once you're qualifed, acturial skills can take you anywhere in the world. You can work in insurance, the pensions industry, healthcare, investment banking or in any organisation wehre risk management plays an important role. Contact for further information E-mail: [email protected] Phone: +44 (0)113 343 4908 Other information This degree is also an excellent qualification for individuals seeking to undertake a PhD studies in areas such as acturial science, economics and finance as this course combines cutting edge research with rigorous analytical skills.