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University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science


The Course of Study is designed to produce graduates who should:

  1. Possess fundamental skills to successfully pursue the professional examinations of the Society of Actuaries or other bodies;
  2. Communicate effectively with supervisors, colleagues, and clients on actuarial problems and solutions;
  3. Use the techniques of actuarial science to solve insurance and business problems;
  4. Communicate actuarial results and conclusions in a language understood by the non-actuarial scientist;
  5. Pursue graduate studies in actuarial science, finance, mathematics, statistics, business or related disciplines.

The course is four(4) years in duration, organised on a full time basis over an academic year consisting of approximately 8 semesters.

  • Listing ID: 4644
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Actuarial Science
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 05 Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics- 054 Mathematics and Statistics- 0542 Statistics
  • Qualification Developer: School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Technology
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: A minimum of seven(7) subjects at CSEC General Proficiency Level with grades 1, 2, and 3(as of June 1998) or at GCE O\'Level with grades A, B and C, which must include Mathematics, English Language.At least four subjects, including Mathematics, must be passed with Grade 1 or Grade A.
  • Number of Credits: 125
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