Program Information

School: Western University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Actuarial Science
Description: Statistics deals with the collection, analysis and interpretation of data using probability and other mathematical tools. It also deals with the development of mathematical and random models for phenomena in everyday life. Statistical methods are used in engineering, financial management, insurance, marketing, medicine, politics, science, social science and many other fields.

Actuarial science is the study of models and methods used in the analysis and management of financial risk. An actuary is a business professional who applies his/her knowledge of mathematics, probability and statistics to financial problems involving future uncertainty. Together with applied math, financial modelling modules, which prepare students for careers in banking and finance, are also offered.

URL: Actuarial Science at Western University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,931
Careers: Insurance Adjustors and Claims Examiners,Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries,Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 86
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Math of Data Management (MDM4U), Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U), Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U), Computer and Information Science (ICS4U)

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5]