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UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  30000Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Actuarial Science)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus

Field of Study

$ 13,753 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • University of Calgary offers a BSc Actuarial Science with a duration of 4 years.
  • This program is offered on a full-time basis and delivered on-campus.
  • This is an honours degree that gives an in-depth study of a specific topic completed under the supervision of a faculty member.
  • Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 78 units.
  • Actuarial Science is concerned with the construction of models and solutions for financial, business, and societal problems involving uncertain future events.
  • During the course of the studies, much of the learning will occur while actively working on problems in class and during tutorials.
  • This degree will equip students with the fundamental and practical tools they’ll need to assess and forecast risk in order to make sound financial decisions. 
  • Some of the courses in this program are:
    • Introductory Calculus
    • Linear Methods
    • Advanced Introduction to Computer Science
    • Programming with Data
  • The University of Calgary ranked in 6th place in Canada by Research Infosource in 2018.
  • The University offers small class sizes that provide close research interaction with their supervision.
  • The Faculty of the department have received global recognition by winning awards like federal awards, Provincial awards, Indigenous awards, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 65,000USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 60,984 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://live-ucalgary.ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/explore-programs/actuarial-scienc...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Candidate must present a minimum 65 percent in English or equivalent.
  • Candidate must present a minimum 2.00 GPA in a transferrable post-secondary English course.
  • Students should achieve a minimum of 2.00 cumulative GPA on the most recent 12 units from another post-secondary institution.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.Indian Student Eligibility.


Required Document List

Following are the required Documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcript: A PDF copy of all post-secondary transcripts within the application or in Carleton Central.
  • Two Letter of Reference: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Statement of Intent: Explain the reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Writing Sample: Students applying for a job, internship, may be asked to provide a writing sample that allows an employer or graduate program to judge student ability to convey a written message.
  • Study proposal: Document proposing a research project, generally in the sciences or academia, and generally constitutes a request for sponsorship of that research.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay stating the purpose of applying to a particular course at a particular university.
  • Statement of research interests: Student has to fill their interesting research work area in the application form.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fee$13753$13753$13753$13753
Books and supplies$1417$1417$1417$1417
Health insurance$76$76$76$76
Total fees$15246$15246$15246$15246

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 16,480

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #251/ 500

Mathematics [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Calgary CPA Education Foundation Management Accounting Scholarship $677 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Senator Stan Waters Memorial Scholarship $5,000 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Makinson Family Bursary $7,500 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Archibald Waynne Dingman Memorial Scholarship $1,259 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Haskayne Founders' Circle Scholarship in Business $1,730 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship $3,059 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary President's Admission Scholarship $3,452 Yes N/A
BP Canada Energy Group ULC Bursary in PLM 2020 $1,730 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Board of Governors Scholarship $2,469 Yes N/A
Haskayne School of Business Entrance Bursaries $2,494 Yes 01 Mar, 2020
UCalgary International Entrance Scholarship $10,769 Yes 01 Dec, 2020
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Eaton Foundation Scholarship $3,200 Yes N/A
Calgary Nathan Shair Memorial Bursary $2,143 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Board of Governors Bursary $2,159 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Haskayne School of Business Undergraduate Bursary $2,490 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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Career and Placement after Course

Actuaries have global opportunities to work in areas such as:

  • Insurance
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Management Consulting


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