Assess risk and uncertainty using mathematical and statistical methods

Bachelor of Science Economics and Actuarial Science

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Actuarial Science

Actuarial science uses mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk and uncertainty. Actuaries are essential in industries such as insurance and finance.

You’ll study core modules in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods. Optional modules will let you shape your studies around your interests or career plans.

These include international trade, survival models or public economics.

Course Code

Course Code

JPT(N/314/6/0060)
01/26 MQA/PA14229

Intake

Intake

September

Duration

Duration

3 Years

Delivery Model

Delivery Model

Full time (3+0) in Malaysia OR spend up to two years in the UK (2+1 and 1+2)

why study this course

Why Study this Course

Course Structure

Course Structure

Year 1 will expose you to the foundation in Mathematics and statistical techniques such as optimisation and hypothesis testing. You will also study Macroeconomics to learn about measures of GDP, inflation and unemployment, and concepts used in Microeconomics.

You will deepen your understanding in Economics in Year 2 by studying both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics alongside Econometrics and Applied Statistics.

In your final year, you can choose to write a dissertation in an economics or demography topic of your choice.

Typical Course Content

Typical Course Content

  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Foundations of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Economics with Data
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Modelling in Economics
  • Statistics for Economics
  • Economics Skills and Employability
  • Economics with Experiments
  • Linear Algebra
  • Economics Skills and Employability 
  • Econometric Theory
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON Dissertation: Prelim Info
  • Econometrics with Big Data

Optional modules:

  • Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Industrial Economics
  • Topics in Macroeconomics
     
  • Economics Skills and Employability 
  • Dissertation: Research Project
  • Dissertation: Research Topic
  • Dissertation: Literature Review
  • Project/ Dissertation

Optional modules:

  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Survival Models
  • Principles of Finance
  • Topics in Macroeconomics
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Statistical Methods in Insurance
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Public Economics
     

Fee and Scholarships

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Entry Requirements

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career-opportunities

Career Opportunities

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers and studying with us will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

  • Economists
  • Actuaries
  • Statisticians
  • Investment analysts
  • Financial advisers
  • Accountants
  • Business analysts
  • Marketing professionals
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young (EY)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Times Group
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