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Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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UCAS CODE GN1H
Risk and uncertainty are where actuaries shine – drawing on their mathematical skills to help businesses and organisation make better financial decisions. It can be a high-stakes role, but we’ll give you the confidence to carve out an exciting career.This Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc combines two important, related subjects.Actuarial science is the study of risk and uncertainty, usually of a financial and long-term nature. Professionals who work in this industry are called actuaries, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Mathematics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
74th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
40th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
Full Time
3 - 4 Years

Finance

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Mathematics

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Mathematics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
99%
Further Mathematics
37%
Physics
33%
Chemistry
32%
Biology
24%

Finance

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£17,450 per year
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More info: Year in Industry: £2,617.50, which is 15% of the full-time tuition fee. The fee mentioned above is for 2021/2022 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2022/2023 entry..

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Latest Actuarial Science reviews

Actuarial Science
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Student Reviewer
22 Feb 14

Actuarial Science MSc

Some of my lectures aren't very good, but the careers department gives you lots of support. I've had a good experience...

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Student rating ( 3.3) 7 reviews

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University of Leicester
CUG ranking
40th
Student rating
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( 4.0)
Established in 1921, the University of Leicester is a highly regarded research-driven institution in the heart of the UK, with a 100-year heritage in delivering top-quality education. The university offers more than 150 different degree programmes across 30 subject areas. Courses are distributed across three academic colleges: College of Life Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 countries worldwide. The University of Leicester has a diverse and inclusive population of around 20,000 students, of which approximately 4,000 are from overseas, representing over 80 countries globally. Students benefit from studying in a contemporary student-friendly city with a thriving cultural scene and one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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