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Full time September PgDip, Other Full-time: 1 year

About the course

The programme provides a solid foundation in mathematics, statistics, economics and finance for future actuarial studies.

  • Designed specifically for those seeking to enter the actuarial profession
  • Students who perform well in the programme may obtain subject-by-subject exemptions from the Core Technical examinations of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries (UK)

Programme Outcomes

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the key skills required by a trainee actuary, including data collection methods, statistical method development, analysis of statistical output
  • Model real-world problems using the appropriate framework and on that basis, make forecasts and analyse risk
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency in appropriate computational methods
  • Use the language of logic to reason correctly and make

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Entry Requirements

This programme is intended for applicants with degree in a quantitative area such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering or economics and/or finance. An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required. Degrees in Commerce or Accounting do not generally carry sufficient mathematics and statistics content to make students eligible for the Grad Diploma in Actuarial Science.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.


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