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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Actuarial Science)

 3 years
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus

$ 22,121 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Arts in Actuarial Science at York University is offered as a 3-year teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus, honours program offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • The Actuarial Science program offers a variety of degree options, including an Honours BA and a Specialized Honours BA.
  • The BA program provides students with the necessary mathematical and statistical skills, techniques, and confidence to succeed in a very demanding business world.
  • Actuarial Science is a collection of courses spanning such areas as mathematical analysis, probability theory, statistics, actuarial science, finance, and economics.
  • It has been specifically designed for students striving to attain the Associate designation of the Society of Actuaries. Examples of activities in which graduates of Actuarial Science may be involved are project management, inventory control, forecasting, etc.
  • The 1st year courses include:
    • Calculus
    • Statistics
    • Problems, Conjectures, and Proofs
    • Computing for Math and Statistics
    • General Education Course
    • Elective courses
  • An actuary is a professional concern with the design and administration of insurance policies, pension plans, government welfare plans, and similar programs.
  • Actuarial Science at York will take place in energetic classes and tutorials, taught by fifty full-time faculty members.
  • A strong academic support system includes the Math and Statistics Tutorial Labs and the Peer Study Group program to bolster student's mathematical understanding and confidence.
  • Students are encouraged to apply for awards, bursaries, scholarships, and prizes offered by York University. 
  • The average salary goes up to 46,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Fees$ 71,742 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/actuarial-science

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) degree.
  • Students must have to complete six 4U or 4M courses, including
    • English (ENG4U)
    • Grade 12 Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
    • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U recommended).

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Students also have to complete the Grade XII math course.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01

Winter
Oct 15

Summer
Feb 15


Scores Required

83 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$22121$22121$22121
Health insurance$668$668$668
Books fees$1125$1125$1125
Total fees$23914$23914$23914

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 500

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study

Eligibility:

  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

Restrictions:

  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Actuary
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Operations Research and Optimization
  • Data Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Education – elementary, high school, college, university
     


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