MSc Actuarial Science

Programme Director: Peter Ridges

Programme Code: F727-ACS

For further information about course choices consult:


Semester 1 Timetable                                                         Semester 2 Timetable

Compulsory Course

Code Title Semester Credits
F71AD MSc Dissertation Summer 60

Optional Courses

Code Title Semester Lecturer Credits
F71AB Financial Mathematics 1 T. Kleinow 15
F71AF Life Insurance Mathematics 1 1 A. Macdonald 15
F71SM Statistical Methods 1 D. Clancy 15
F71SZ Stochastic Modelling 1 S. Foss 7.5
C21AO Economics 1 SosS Staff 15
C31FF Finance and Financial Reporting 1 SosS Staff 15
F71AE Survival Models 2 A. Macdonald 15
F71BF Life Insurance Mathematics 2 2 P. Ridges 15
F71AG Risk Theory 2 S. Shneer 15
F71AH Financial Economics 1 2 G. Gibson 15
F71AJ Financial Economics 2 2 T. Kleinow 15
F71TS Time Series Analysis 2 F.Daly 7.5

Students may choose any courses leading to a minimum of 120 credits, but not limited to 120 credits. Students may study all available courses in order to obtain maximum possible exemptions from the examinations of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Guidance is provided to students on selection of courses. Subject to meeting the requirements, students may proceed to the Dissertation/ Case Studies stage of the programme.