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Bachelor of Science Major in Actuarial Sciences University of Prince Edward Island University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

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CAD 16697

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 50 Waived

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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70%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Actuarial science is the study of risk, usually risk associated with insurance, pension, and investment plans. An actuary is a professional who practices this science. Actuarial science uses techniques from mathematics, statistics, business, economics, and finance.

The Bachelor of Science with a Major in Actuarial Science degree program prepares students to write the early exams required to become an Actuary. Actuaries are in demand as professionals who develop solutions for complex financial issues, and have excellent career opportunities following graduation as well as excellent co-op work opportunities during their studies.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 10 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 Academic English
    • Grade 12 Academic Mathematics
    • Two Grade 12 Academic Science subjects (acceptable subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Oceanography, Animal Science, Environmental Science)
    • One additional Grade 12 Academic course

Please note: Successful completion of Grade 12 Chemistry (or equivalent) is required as a prerequisite for permission to register in CHEM-1110.

6.5 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

16697

Tuition Fee
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CAD 50 Waived

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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Scholarships


Entrance awards for international students, funded by the University of Prince Edward Island, are granted annually to international students who join UPEI from high schools in Canada or other countries. The award amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000. The following eligibility criteria apply:

  • Hold a valid Canadian study permit;
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance in high school academic achievement, with converted averages between 90% and 100% (or equivalent GPA), and/or are among the top 5% to 10% of their class rankings;
  • Participate in extracurricular activities and experiences, such as volunteering experiences, tutoring initiatives, sports activities, arts talents, and/or other relevant experiences;
  • Provide strong recommendations from teachers or instructors who have direct experience with students’ academic activities and performance;
  • Exhibit strong English language skills, that have prepared students for rigorous academic explorations;

Show strong potential for future academic development, leadership, and other areas of contributions to the global society.  Students are considered for the award when their applications are evaluated, and admission letters are sent. Successful recipients will have their UPEI Student Account credited for use as part of their tuition and fees at UPEI. UPEI has a limited amount of entrance awards for international students; therefore, early applications are highly encouraged. The number of awards to be granted depends on the availability of funds and other factors. For any questions on the entrance awards, please contact UPEI at [email protected].

After international students finish their first-year of study at UPEI, defined as a minimum of two terms (Fall and Winter), they may be eligible for UPEI’s Celebrating Student Achievement – Academic Excellence Awards program. Refer to the Celebrating Student Achievement Awards Program webpage for details.

In addition to the entrance and merit-based awards program for students in second, third, and fourth years, other opportunities exist for international students to apply for various scholarships and awards. For more details, refer to our main Scholarships and Awards webpage.

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