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Postgraduate Programmes

Which postgraduate Actuarial Science degree is right for you?

A postgraduate organisational qualification is useful for anyone who wishes to be an expert in their field. There are a variety of options that include various specialisations that might be the right fit for you.

  • Actuarial Conversion Course - Advanced Diploma in Actuarial Science [CU020BUS01]
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science [CG012BUS01 January intake/CG042BUS01 June intake]
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours specialising in Actuarial Science [CH001BUS01]
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours specialising in Quantitative Finance [CH001BUS09]
  • Master of Commerce (by Coursework and Dissertation) specialising in Actuarial Science [CM031BUS01]
  • MPhil (by Coursework and Dissertation) specialising in Analytical Population Research [CM033BUS11] (Not offered for first-time entrants in 2021)

Please note: Students who graduate from the University of Cape Town with a degree in Actuarial Science and who qualify for the exemptions (explained here) will be able to go on to complete the final parts of the examinations leading to the Fellowship qualification of the Actuarial Society. At postgraduate level, exemptions could be gained from the F1 examinations by enrolling for either the Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Commerce specialising in Actuarial Science at the University of Cape Town. 

For more information on this please see page 15 of the 2021 Faculty of Commerce Postgraduate Handbook.

 

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