• University of Derby Online Learning Featured Masters Courses
  • St Mary’s University, Twickenham Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Glasgow Featured Masters Courses
  • New College of the Humanities Featured Masters Courses
  • Goldsmiths, University of London Featured Masters Courses
  • Cardiff University Featured Masters Courses
  • Coventry University Featured Masters Courses
King’s College London Featured Masters Courses
Cass Business School Featured Masters Courses
Queen’s University Belfast Featured Masters Courses
University of Bradford Featured Masters Courses
Northumbria University Featured Masters Courses

Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science

Course Description

The PG Diploma Actuarial Science is a nine month full-time programme from September to the following May covering the Core Technical subjects 1 to 8 (CT 1-8) and subject Core Applications 1 (CA1) of the examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK). Depending on your background and subject to the approval of the programme director, you may select between five and eight subjects to study. The Core Technical subjects are as follows:

• Financial Mathematics (CT1)
• Finance & Financial Reporting (CT2)
• Probability and Mathematical Statistics (CT3)
• Models (CT4)
• Contingencies (CT5)
• Statistical Methods (CT6)
• Business Economics (CT7)
• Financial Economics (CT8)

This programme runs for one academic year - September to May (2 semesters)

Visit the Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science page on the University College Dublin website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to have a very good foundation in mathematics and/or statistics and should have the equivalent of an Irish 2.1 honours degree in a quantitative area such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering or economics and/or finance. We will however consider applications from prospective students who do not meet these entry requirements provided they can demonstrate an ability and commitment to study actuarial science. UCD reserves the right to analyse applications in the context of a student’s degree performance in subjects directly linked to Actuarial Science and make an admissions decision on this basis.

Last Updated

14 September 2016

Email Enquiry

Recipient: University College Dublin

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully

Cookie Policy    X