Assess risk and uncertainty using mathematical and statistical methods
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.
Full time in Malaysia
Why Study this Course
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
- Mathematics for Economics
- Economics with Data
- Foundations of Microeconomics
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Principles of Microeconomics
- Quantitative Modelling in Economics
- Statistics for Economics
- Economics Skills and Employability 1
- Economics with Experiments
- Linear Algebra
- Economics Skills and Employability 2
- Econometric Theory
- ECON Dissertation: Prelim Info
- Financial Mathematics
- Econometrics with Big Data
- Intermediate Macroeconomics
- Intermediate Microeconomics
- Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists
- Stochastic Processes
- Industrial Economics
- Topics in Macroeconomics
- Economics Skills and Employability 3
Optional Core Modules
- Dissertation: Literature Review
- Dissertation: Research Project
- Project/ Dissertation
- Dissertation: Research Topics
- Actuarial Mathematics 1
- Actuarial Mathematics 2
- Survival Models
- Mathematical Finance
- Principles of Finance
- Statistical Methods in Insurance
- Topics in Macroeconomics 3
- Macroeconomic Policy
- Public Economics
University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers and studying with us will equip you with the skills to operate globally.
- Investment analysts
- Financial advisers
- Business analysts
- Marketing professionals
- Ernst & Young (EY)
- PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
- Proctor & Gamble
- Times Group
Scholarships up to 100% and education grants are available. Terms & Conditions apply.