B.Sc Actuarial Science
The Actuarial Science programme is to equip the students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in order for them to work in Life and Non-life insurance companies, Consultancy; Government service and in the Stock exchange, Industry, Commerce and Academia.
Actuarial Science is the profession concerned with the application of mathematical, statistical, probabilistic, and financial theories to solve real business problems. The traditional areas in which actuaries operate are life and general insurance, pensions, and investment, as well as fields like health insurance, solvency measurements and asset-liability management, financial risk management, mortality and morbidity investigation. The Actuarial Science programme is to equip the students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in order for them to work in Life and Non-life insurance companies, Consultancy; Government service and in the Stock exchange, Industry, Commerce and Academia.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Admission shall be open to all, irrespective of gender, race, religion or political leanings. Applicants must satisfy all faculty and departmental requirements. A prospective candidate must not be less than 15 years of age.
Admission into the undergraduate programmes of the University would be either through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or by Direct Entry (DE) as organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). However, 90% of applicants will be admitted through the UTME, while the remaining 10% will be by Direct Entry.
UTME (JAMB): Candidates applying for admission into the University through JAMB UTME must have a minimum score of 140, with subjects English, Economics, Maths, and any other subject. Post-UTME screening will be conducted for interested all interested candidates to ensure that only the best students are admitted as well as to maintain high educational standards.
O’Levels: The candidate must have not less than five credit passes (at one sitting) or six credit passes (at two sittings ) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or General Certificate Examination Ordinary Level (GCE, ‘O’ Level) organised by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or the National Examination Council (NECO), including English and Mathematics. Five Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other relevant courses for all categories of students seeking admission is mandatory.
Direct Entry: As from the second phase of development, General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (GCE A’ Level) holders with a minimum of 9 points plus ‘O’ Level English and Mathematics, OND with a minimum of credit pass; or graduates of recognised related programmes may be considered for a direct entry. Candidates need Two ‘A’ Level passes including Economics.
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