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    hi guys
    i know that this is probably in the wrong section but i'm not sure where to post this

    i have been thinking about becoming an actuary.
    i am looking to go to university in london so lse,ucl,imperial and kings would be obvious choices
    however im uncertain which to choose if i got offers, which of these universities are most sought after by employers?

    also would it really make a great difference if i did maths at imperial (they dnt do actuarial sciences) compared to doing the actuarial science course at lse??
    i know that i may get more exeptions doing the lse course but isnt imperial a better uni?
    and also these league tables arnt helping me too muche either
    (ucl top 4 in the world but number 5 in the country!!!)

    thanks for readin :cool: :cool:

    Imperial is 1st/2nd for Maths in the country... very strong course.
    LSE grads are also very sought after.

    Either is fine.

    Just pick where you want to go. An interviewer will pick you based on what you can show them, not which uni you attended. That's not to say you shouldn't go to a decent uni (say, top 20 or something?), but really any of those will be more than good enough.

    Also, many places prefer people who haven't done Actuarial Science degrees. You may get exemptions, but many employers will prefer you to build up your knowledge in a practical, commercial environment.

    By the way, I'm working towards my actuarial exams within general insurance, so believe me I know what I'm talking about here...

    What exactly is actuary? And what type of A levels do you need?

    (Original post by xXxiKillxXx)
    What exactly is actuary? And what type of A levels do you need?

    The profession has a website FFS. Go get it tiger. GRARR!

    Actuarial Science @ LSE and CASS are both highly regarded courses if you want to go in this direction.
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