International Foundation in Actuarial Science

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science at City, University of London's top-ranked Business School (formerly Cass) – England's longest-running Actuarial Science degree, ranked 2nd in the world*.

*UNL Global Research Rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & Insurance 2019

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  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
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  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
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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: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565
10 January 2022 2 September 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London
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: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 16 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London
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: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 23 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 1 September 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London
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: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 1 September 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London
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: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565
10 January 2022 2 September 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 16 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London
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: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 23 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 1 September 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

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.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 1 September 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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
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.

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.

Photo of international student Linshuo at INTO City, University of London
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