The Mathematics Department and the School of Management have launched a degree programme in Actuarial Science.

The BSc Actuarial Science programme will provide students with a thorough grounding in the areas of Mathematics, Accounting, Finance and Economics relevant to careers in the actuarial profession. This will include a selection of new actuarial modules designed to cover the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Core Principles syllabuses so that graduates with good degrees can obtain a number of exemptions from professional examinations.

Swansea University has a strong research base in areas related to Actuarial Science with Mathematics hosting an internationally recognised ‘Stochastic Analysis Group’ and Management hosting the ‘Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance’. Graduates will be highly qualified to enter the Actuarial profession, or follow careers in; auditing, financial analysis, insurance, investment banking and management.

Why Actuarial Science at Swansea?

BSc Actuarial Science is taught between the Department of Mathematics and School of Management based on the Bay Campus with its beautiful beachfront location.

Our BSc Actuarial Science programme provides students with a thorough grounding in the areas of mathematics, accounting, finance, and economics relevant to careers in the actuarial profession. You will learn to use logical reasoning and construct rigorous arguments alongside oral and written communication skills. At Swansea you will be taught by expert research mathematicians as well as fully credentialed actuaries, accountants, and management staff.

The Swansea University Actuarial Science programme is accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), so the successful graduate can gain exemptions for up to six IFoA professional exams.

You will be joining a university that holds a TEF Gold Award, UK Government recognition for teaching excellence.

Your Actuarial Science Experience

Our BSc Actuarial Science programme provides students with a thorough grounding in the areas of mathematics, accounting, finance, and economics relevant to careers in the actuarial profession. You will learn to use logical reasoning and construct rigorous arguments alongside oral and written communication skills. At Swansea you will be taught by expert research mathematicians as well as fully credentialed actuaries, accountants, and management staff.

While attending our new £32.5 million world-class Computational Foundry, your studies will be undertaken through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars. Our state-of-the-art teaching facilities include research and development laboratories, as well as networking and inspiration spaces.

Actuarial Science Employment Opportunities

The importance of gaining valuable core skills and life experience whist at University has never been so critical. In the Mathematics Department at Swansea University you will be taught a full range of topics by leading experts that will enable you to successfully pursue a wide range of careers.

Our mathematics graduates are set on course for a range of stimulating opportunities. You might find your future lies in a career as a data scientist, an actuary, a statistical analyst or industrial modeller.

We offer CV workshop and you will have access to our Employment Zone, which advertises work placements, part time vacancies and graduate jobs. We have dedicated staff who will always be on hand to provide employability support, throughout your studies.

We take Employability seriously and you will leave Swansea University with much more than a degree, gaining invaluable life skills and experiences on your journey.

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