Actuarial Science with Risk Management

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Actuarial Science with Risk Management
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code N323
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

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How to Apply
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Duration 4 years.
Large Group Teaching
6 (hours maximum) hours of lectures.

Medium Group Teaching
6 (hours maximum) hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week.

Personal Study
24 (hours maximum) 22–24 hours studying and revising in your own time each week, including some guided study using handouts, online activities, etc.

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
2 (hours maximum) hours of tutorials (or later, project supervision) each week.
Qualification Letters BSc Hons
Entry Requirements

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A level requirements
A*AA including Mathematics
AAA + A (AS) including A-level Mathematics

Irish leaving certificate requirements
H1H1H1H1H2H2 including Higher Level grade H1 in Mathematics

International Baccala...

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Expand+Actuarial Science and Risk Management Degree highlights
The Actuarial, Accounting and Finance department at Queen’s is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the UK by the Sunday Times and the Complete University Guide.

Professional Accreditation...

Course Content The BSc Actuarial Science and Risk Management programme has been designed by qualified Actuaries to enable students to develop the theoretical and practical skills required to pursue a career as an Actuary or as a professional in the financial industry. In addition, students may gain up to eight exemptions from the professional exams required to qualify as an Actuary via our accreditation with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Subjects Taught

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Year 1
• Actuarial Mathematics 1
• Financial Reporting and Analysis
• Introduction to Statistics and Operational Research
• Economy, Society and Public Policy 1
• Economy, Society and Public Policy 2
• Introduction t...

Assessment Method

Expand+The way in which students are assessed will vary according to the learning objectives of each module. Details of how each module is assessed are shown in the Student Handbook which is provided to all students during their first year induction. Actuar...

Careers or Further Progression

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Students pursuing a career in Actuarial Science should enjoy working with numbers, be effective communicators and work well with people as they will have to analyse and interpret financial and other information to meet...

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