Actuarial Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Key information


A programme aimed at those students who want to work in the world of insurance, financial or governmental services, where actuarial mathematics plays a key role.

We have accreditation from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the professional body for actuaries in the UK and from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. Currently, our students can receive exemptions for CM1, CM2, CS1, CS2, CB1 and CB2 from IFoA of the professional actuarial exams.

As XJTLU students will join Year 2 at The University of Liverpool, this PDF provides relevant module information for the following programme(s):

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View the 2+2 Mathematical Sciences brochure.

Programme Year Two

Actuarial mathematics prepares students to be professionals who use mathematical models to analyse and solve financial problems under uncertainty. Actuaries are experts in the design, financing and operation of insurance plans, annuities, and pension or other employee benefit plans.

Programme Year Three

In your final year, you will cover some specialised work in advanced actuarial and financial mathematics. Subsequently, you start to study more advanced ideas in both life and non-life insurance mathematics as well as stochastic modelling, econometrics and finance. This programme is designed to prepare you for a career as an actuary, combining financial and actuarial mathematics with statistical techniques and business topics.