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International Foundation in Actuarial Science

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of of BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science at Cass Business School at City, University of London.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by City, University of London.

Key facts

Course length: 3 - 4 Terms
Start dates: January, July, September, October
Fees: From £18,195
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Award:

International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from City, University of London.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)
A quality-assured university programme, validated by City, University of London.

Your course options

View detailed course content by selecting one of the options below:

Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at City, University of London you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 September 2018 21 June 2019 3 Terms £18,195
7 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms £18,195
23 September 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
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6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
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Class information

Class size: 18

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Student using a Bloomberg computer

Gain highly-prized financial risk management skills as you study on the longest established Actuarial Science degree in England. Set within its own unique faculty in the world-renowned Cass Business School, you’ll gain the knowledge necessary to embark on a career as an actuary or in a related field.

If you enjoy maths, statistics or probability this course is ideal for you. You’ll tackle everything from stochastic models and financial reports, to calculus and linear algebra.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at City, University of London you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
2 July 2018 21 June 2019 4 Terms £22,495
1 October 2018 6 September 2019 4 Terms £22,625
1 July 2019 19 June 2020 4 Terms
-
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
-

Class information

Class size: 18

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Student using a Bloomberg computer

Gain highly-prized financial risk management skills as you study on the longest established Actuarial Science degree in England. Set within its own unique faculty in the world-renowned Cass Business School, you’ll gain the knowledge necessary to embark on a career as an actuary or in a related field.

If you enjoy maths, statistics or probability this course is ideal for you. You’ll tackle everything from stochastic models and financial reports, to calculus and linear algebra.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at City, University of London you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
23 September 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
-
24 September 2018 21 June 2019 3 Terms £18,195
7 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms £18,195

Class information

Class size: 18

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Student using a Bloomberg computer

Gain highly-prized financial risk management skills as you study on the longest established Actuarial Science degree in England. Set within its own unique faculty in the world-renowned Cass Business School, you’ll gain the knowledge necessary to embark on a career as an actuary or in a related field.

If you enjoy maths, statistics or probability this course is ideal for you. You’ll tackle everything from stochastic models and financial reports, to calculus and linear algebra.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at City, University of London you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 July 2019 19 June 2020 4 Terms
-
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
-
2 July 2018 21 June 2019 4 Terms £22,495
1 October 2018 6 September 2019 4 Terms £22,625

Class information

Class size: 18

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Student using a Bloomberg computer

Gain highly-prized financial risk management skills as you study on the longest established Actuarial Science degree in England. Set within its own unique faculty in the world-renowned Cass Business School, you’ll gain the knowledge necessary to embark on a career as an actuary or in a related field.

If you enjoy maths, statistics or probability this course is ideal for you. You’ll tackle everything from stochastic models and financial reports, to calculus and linear algebra.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

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