Actuarial Science Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Queen's University of Belfast 86% 0% 5% £9250 £17400 179 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 77% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 157 Southampton On campus Full-time
City University London 76% 8% 11% £9250 £20500 153 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 76% 8% 11% £4500 £24500 153 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 64% 6% 5% £9250 £19300 172 Southampton On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 92% 0% 1% £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 189 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 92% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 171 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Essex 92% 0% 0% £9250 £16850 171 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 82% 5% 15% £9250 £20200 £22800 138 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 82% 5% 15% £17000 £17000 138 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 82% 5% 15% £10925 £16800 138 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 82% 5% 15% £6750 £11750 138 Manchester On campus Part-time
Swansea University 82% 5% 15% £10300 £22450 138 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 82% 5% 4% £9250 £17100 £18000 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
City University London 79% 5% 5% £9250 £19500 137 London On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 0% 4% £9250 £17700 96 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 0% 4% £9250 £17700 96 Colchester On campus Full-time
The University of York 75% 5% 5% £9250 £19600 156 York On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 100% 0% 1% £9250 £9250 £15384 £18072 195 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
City University London 76% 8% 0% £9250 £19500 126 London On campus Full-time
City University London 76% 8% 11% £9250 £20500 147 London On campus Full-time
The University of York 75% 5% 5% £9250 £19600 156 York On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 82% 5% 4% £9250 £17100 £18000 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 90% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £15384 £18072 211 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 0% 4% £9250 £17700 96 Colchester On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 65% 0% 3% £9250 £22430 165 London On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 82% 5% 4% £9250 £17100 £18000 130 Norwich On campus Full-time
City University London 76% 8% 11% £9250 £19500 147 London On campus Full-time
Swansea University 85% 0% 8% £9000 £17900 119 Swansea On campus Full-time
City University London - - - £10500 £10500 - London On campus Part-time
City University London 76% 8% 11% - - 153 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 70% 3% 6% - - 180 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 86% 0% 0% - - 151 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 50% 2% 5% - - 171 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 70% 2% 5% - - 125 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 86% 0% 0% - - 151 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 15% - - 138 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 15% - - 138 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 15% - - 138 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 15% - - 138 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 15% - - 138 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 89% 5% 4% - - 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 100% 5% 4% - - 149 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 88% 5% 12% £9250 - 146 London On campus Full-time
City University London 79% 5% 5% £7000 - 137 London On campus Full-time
University of Essex 69% 0% 4% £9250 - 96 Colchester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
79 /100
20483 students of Actuarial Science in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Actuarial Science

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24442 £26337 £32687
25-75 percentile range £20217 - £29991 £20039 - £35479 £22742 - £46545

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25199 £28389 £35272
25-75 percentile range £21359 - £30009 £21743 - £35420 £25466 - £46775

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Actuarial Science

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Actuarial Science who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Actuarial Science

  • Accounting Field
  • Finance Field

Specialisations within Actuarial Science

  • Consultancy
  • Investments
  • Insurance

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Actuarial Science who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Actuarial Science (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Actuarial Science at Bournemouth University

20% Administrative occupations
15% Finance Professionals
15% Legal professionals
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
0% Secretarial and related occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Actuarial Science in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Actuarial Science

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Actuarial Science studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Mathematics - MMath
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Actuarial Science was £24442 15 months after graduation, £26337 3 years after graduation and £32687 5 years after graduation.

Actuarial Science and Diploma in Industrial Training at Heriot-Watt University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 9 respondents.