The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics – Galileo. This BSc Actuarial Science top-up program seeks to equip and train students to be able to solve societal issues through the application of mathematics. The program trains you in mathematical techniques for financial modelling, data analysis and the likes. The program requires an analytical mind and an eye for numbers.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
Dr. Emmanuel De-graft Johnson
Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited Institution or University could apply.
- HND or equivalent Diploma Certificate in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Science or Accounting
- University graduates holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Science or Statistics
Graduates from the program go on to work in financial institutions and industries where their skills are valuable. The also work in public sector institutions as Actuaries or Statisticians.