Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend
Course Overview

Learn how to turn risks into opportunities: we will equip you with the skills to measure, assess, manage, mitigate and sometimes, profit from risk. By the end of the programme you will be able to apply mathematical skills and business knowledge to solve important problems for insurance, the financial service industry, government, and researchers.

Who Can Join

This course has a heavy mathematical and statistical component. It is suited for those who enjoy solving mathematical problems and are interested in the application of statistics to business, finance, society and the social relationships found therein.

Career Opportunities
Career opportunities can be found
  • investment banking,
  • investment management,
  • commercial banking,
  • financial analysis,
  • auditing,
  • insurance,
  • business consultancy,
  • data analytics,
  • accounting,
  • statistics,
  • and the civil service. ‚Äč
Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade B+ (plus) with a B (plain) in Mathematics OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office. Duration: 3 years (9 trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year I
Year II
Year III
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • CUU 1001 Health Awareness
  • CUU 1002 Information Literacy
  • MAT 1101 Mathematics for science
  • ACC 1101 Introduction to Accounting 1
  • CUU 1003 Communication Skills
  • ACT 1101 Introduction to Actuarial Science
  • ICT 1101 Introduction to Information Systems
  • FIN 1201 Business Finance
  • ECO 1201 Introduction to Micro Economics
  • ACC 1202 Introduction to accounting II
  • MAT 1202 Linear Algebra
  • ACT 1202 Principles of General Insurance
  • MAT 1203 Calculus I
  • STA 1201 Probability and Statistics I
  • ACT 1303 Financial Mathematics I
  • ACT 1304 Principles of Life Insurance
  • MAT 1304 Calculus II
  • STA 1302 Probability and Statistics II
  • ECO 1302 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • STA 1303 Statistical Programming I