Actuarial Science and Investment

Actuarial Science and Investment

Actuarial science plays a pivotal role within the financial and investment sector, as it provides people with an effective and objectively verifiable methodology of calculating and assessing the relative degree of risk that a particular investment opportunity or business venture will pose.  By relying upon actuarial science then, this means that investors will not be(…)

What is the Institute of Actuaries?

What is the Institute of Actuaries?

The Institute of Actuaries has been relegated to the annals of history, as the 1st August 2010 heralded the end of the institution as a distinct, professional regulatory body, as it was merged together with its sister organisation, the Faculty of Actuaries. Ever since the aforementioned date (the 1st August 2010) the hybrid offspring that(…)

Scholarship Opportunities for Obtaining your Actuarial Degree

Scholarship Opportunities for Obtaining your Actuarial Degree

Students are one of the groups of society that are most at risk of suffering financial hardship and this is due to the fact that they already have a significant amount of their free time devoted to their studies and personal academic workloads. This means that because they are so busy with coursework, attending lectures(…)

The Nature of the Work for an Actuary

The Nature of the Work for an Actuary

One of the biggest challenges with trying to raise public awareness as to the role and work that is performed by an actuary is the providing of broad details, without actually confusing the listener too much, or misleading them. The reason for this is that although there is a degree of overlap that is universal(…)

Actuarial Degree – Typical Course Load

Actuarial Degree – Typical Course Load

If you are contemplating the possibility of attending university in order to gain and pursue an actuarial science degree, it is strongly recommended in the most emphatic terms possible that you ensure that you are actually aware of the course load and the subjects that will be covered in the degree. Why? To quote the(…)