International Foundation in Actuarial Science

INTO City University of London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,000

Course Accredited By

PC

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Leads to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree.
Preparing students for direct entry to Year 1 of BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science at the Business School (formerly Cass) at City, University of London.

On campus and online study options

  • This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving students the flexibility to choose what’s best for them.
  • If your student starts online and is then able to travel to the UK, they’ll be able to transfer to an on-campus program in January or March/April 2022. They’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during their studies online.
  • If your student applies for an Online Extended program, they’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus Online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

Key information

  • Progress to the Business School (formerly Cass), ranked 2nd in the world (UNL Global Research Rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & Insurance 2019)
  • Gain experience using specialist computer software used on degree and in the workplace.
  • Prepare for a career as an Actuary, with an average salary of £70,822 for an Actuary in London (Glassdoor).
  • Use journals such as The Economic Review to learn about economic theory, real-world applications and data analysis.
  • Improve the language skills students need for their degree and their career through the EAP module.
  • Build a career development portfolio as part of the assessment for the EAP module, demonstrating career motivations, employability skills and career-related experiences – and can be used to support internship and job applications.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2022

Standard Course Requirement 
Age requirement 16
Academic requirements

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

English language entry requirements

  • 3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Extended Course Requirement
Age requirement 16
Academic requirements

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

English language entry requirements

  • 4 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.
  • A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

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