The Certificate in Financial Mathematics (CT1) is one of nine Core Technical subjects offered by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, providing a basic grounding in financial mathematics and its simple applications
This course is taught by distance learning, using materials and technology already used on our MSc/PGCert in Actuarial Science. It can be taken as a stand-alone course or as a ‘taster’ for the degree. The course tuition will prepare you for the IFoA exam which can be sat in April or September.
You will receive: •Access to the e-book of the industry-standard text for CT1, 'An Introduction to Mathematics of Finance: A Deterministic Approach' by Professor Stephen Garrett. •This covers all material with worked examples •Access to the University's virtual learning environment, Blackboard •Electronic forums and podcasts used to support your learning •Email access to Professor Stephen Garrett who will respond to your questions within 48 hours •Regular assignments with full marking and feedback •A mock examination with full marking and feedback •Access to the University's extensive digital library
You may also attend an intensive one-day tutorial held shortly before the exam, on the University's main campus, for which there will be an additional cost of £120