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    I am currently doing an Economics with Actuarial Science degree at University of Southampton and I just wanted to know how many of the partners at the big 4 firms began as actuaries. Is it harder to become a partner at a big 4 firm if you begin as an actuary rather than an accountant?

    Any info would be appreciated thanks
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    (Original post by wojmeister97)
    I am currently doing an Economics with Actuarial Science degree at University of Southampton and I just wanted to know how many of the partners at the big 4 firms began as actuaries. Is it harder to become a partner at a big 4 firm if you begin as an actuary rather than an accountant?

    Any info would be appreciated thanks
    A big 4 firm is split into different service lines or "functions". Actuarial and let's just say "accounting" to keep things simple, are separate service lines. An Actuarial partner will likely be an actuary and a tax, audit etc partner is likely to be have studied an accounting qualification or in the case of tax its possible they have hmrc qualifications.
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    Hi Tokyoround. I am also doing economics with actuarial science. Just about to start my second semestre, and I am a bit confuse with what optional to choose. I just did introduction to demographics which I really like, and sociology of everyday life which I really hated. can you recomend me something? I was thinking about industrial economics, or futures and options. Thank you
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    (Original post by alejang)
    Hi Tokyoround. I am also doing economics with actuarial science. Just about to start my second semestre, and I am a bit confuse with what optional to choose. I just did introduction to demographics which I really like, and sociology of everyday life which I really hated. can you recomend me something? I was thinking about industrial economics, or futures and options. Thank you
    Which uni are you at if you don't mind me asking?
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    (Original post by alejang)
    Hi Tokyoround. I am also doing economics with actuarial science. Just about to start my second semestre, and I am a bit confuse with what optional to choose. I just did introduction to demographics which I really like, and sociology of everyday life which I really hated. can you recomend me something? I was thinking about industrial economics, or futures and options. Thank you
    Really doesn't matter, choose which one you enjoy most or which will give exemptions. Honestly, most firms, apart from the super-elitist ones, don't care about your individual modules.
 
 
 
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