Actuarial & Financial Mathematics - Common Entry

Dublin City University


Course Name Actuarial & Financial Mathematics - Common Entry
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC127
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Duration 2 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requirements
H3 Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations
Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are s...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Linked Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Common Entry into Actuarial and Financial Mathematics.

Applying mathematics in the real world.

Why DCU?
- Choose between two qualifications

- At the end of Year 2, you decide between Actuarial Mathematics and Financial Mathematics

- BS...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?
Year 1
Mathematical Concepts and Skills
Computing for Mathematics
Linear Mathematics
Sequences and Series
Financial Modelling with Excel

Year 2

Comment Additional Information
Graduates of Actuarial and Financial Mathematics are well placed to undertake a postgraduate qualification in teaching, and have completed at least 50 of the 60 credits of mathematics required for Teaching Council recognition.
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Investment Analysis
Risk Management
Information Technology
Actuary Consultancy
Statistical Analysis
Data Analytics
Further Study - Teaching

In these areas
Financial Sector
General and Health Insurance
Further Enquiries Professor John Appleby
School of Mathematical Sciences
T +353 (0) 1 700 8232
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
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Points History
Year Points
2020 532
2019 509
2018 509