The London School of Economics and Political Science
Actuarial Science BSc (Hons)
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 50 graduates of Actuarial Science BSc (Hons) at The London School of Economics and Political Science for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Mathematics.

Overall student satisfaction
66 /100
50 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Mathematics

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Mathematics at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £35000 £40000 £53500
25-75 percentile range £32000 - £48500 £31000 - £52000 £42000 - £70000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Mathematics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28392 £28296 £34871
25-75 percentile range £24678 - £34288 £22385 - £36639 £26007 - £46946

Course Description

BSc Actuarial Science applies mathematical skills to a range of applied subjects, and helps to solve important problems for insurance, government, commerce, industry and academic researchers. Recent graduates have gone on to work in the areas of insurance (life and general), as well as banking, finance and statistics.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

Accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) for the purpose of eligibility for Graduate Statistician status.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Actuarial Science BSc (Hons) at The London School of Economics and Political Science

40% Process, plant and machine operatives
35% Teaching Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Customer service occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Actuarial Science, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Actuarial Science BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £25656 year 1
International £25656 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of The London School of Economics and Political Science in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The London School of Economics and Political Science in related subject specific rankings.

Business

    • #1 
    • #8 
    Finance
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #9 
    Finance

    [Published ]

See all 36 university rankings of The London School of Economics and Political Science

About The London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics (LSE) is a Russell Group university, and is one of the member institutions of the University of London. Situated in the Westminster area of Central London, LSE is home to a diverse student body that comes from around the country and overseas to be a part of the experience.

List of 139 Bachelor and Master Courses from The London School of Economics and Political Science - Course Catalogue

Student composition of The London School of Economics and Political Science

Total number of students enrolled at The London School of Economics and Political Science by level Academic year 2021/22 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on February 2022
undergraduates:
5500
postgraduates:
6695
Total:
12195

Where is this programme taught

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