BSc. Actuarial Science


This program is to provide high-quality education in Actuarial Science in order to prepare students to be responsible citizens, competent for the several actuarial careers and also to pursue further professional studies. There are internship opportunities for students in actuarial and financial institutions.

Students will use standard techniques of mathematics, probability and statistics in order to address actuarial related problems. Students could gain exemption from the actuarial professional examination bodies, because of the nature of our course content and structure.


  • Actuaries
  • Banker
  • Insurance firms
  • Business Consultant
  • Data Analysis
  • Accountant
  • Statistician
  • Civil Service
  • Risk analyst
  • Graduate studies

Why Actuarial Science in PUCG

The Department of Mathematics in the Presbyterian University College, Ghana is well endowed with highly qualified lecturers who are leaders in their fields and are committed to seeing you succeed and will help develop your ideas, knowledge and understanding of the subject area. PUCG has conducive environment suitable for you to excel.


Admission Requirements


Credit in Core English, Core Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and any three Elective subjects including Mathematics with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the WAEC Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations. Applicants should have aggregate score of 24 (A-D) for SSSCE and 36 (A1 – C6) for WASSCE.


GBCE/ABCE Applicants

Holders of GBCE Certificate must have Credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English and Social Studies or Integrated Science in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE). In addition, the applicant must have passes in three (3) subjects; at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better in the Advanced Business Certificate Examinations (ABCE). Holders of only GBCE Certificate CANNOT be admitted on the basis of that qualification alone.

Advanced Level Certificate Applicants

Credits (including English Language, Mathematics, an Arts subject and a Science subject) in the WAEC General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level Examination; and 3 passes at the Advanced Level of the GCE. One of the Advanced Level passes should be Grade D or better. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained.

Mature Applicants

Mature Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years or above and must pass an aptitude test in English and Mathematics.

HND Applicants

HND holders with at least Second Class Lower in addition to the basic qualification at SSSCE/OL/WASSCE may be admitted to Second Year of the programme after passing an interview. First Class applicants in the relevant area may be considered for the Third year of the programme.

International Students

International Students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from their home country for which the National Accreditation Board/West African Examination Council shall determine equivalence. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.