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 modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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Your course options

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

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
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 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
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £4,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 July 2019 19 June 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
£23,330

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO 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 will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle 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
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £4,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
23 September 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,900
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,900

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO 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 will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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 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
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £4,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
£23,330

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO 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 will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 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
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 July 2019 19 June 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
£23,330

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO 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 will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

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
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
23 September 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,900
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,900

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO 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 will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 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
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
£23,330

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO 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 will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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