BSc(Hons) Actuarial Science

Programme Code: 02240275

Note: The information, prices and requirements of the programmes listed may undergo changes and are guidelines only.


To qualify for this degree, the candidate must successfully complete a total of at least 160 credits, made up from modules from the curriculum in collaboration with, and subject to, the approval of the Head of the Department of Insurance and Actuarial Science.


Please refer to the Yearbook for more specific details and requirements regarding this programme.

Academic unit

Faculty: Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Closing dates for application

SA : 15 November 2013
Non-SA : 15 November 2013

Estimated cost

Contact Faculty

Course contact

  • Name: Client Service Centre
    Tel: 012 420 3111

Admission requirements

An appropriate bachelor's degree with an average of 60% for all modules on third-year level, as well as exemption recommendations for at least five of the A100- and A200-level subjects of the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Details are available from the Head of the Department of Insurance and Actuarial Science as well as from the departmental brochure.

Duration of study

A student for an honours degree must complete his or her study, in the case of full-time students, within two years and, in the case of part-time students, within three years of first registering for the degree. Under special circumstances, the Dean, on the recommendation of the head of department, may give approval for a limited extension of this period.