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Students choosing to pursue a Master of Science (MSc) in Insurance have an interest in the areas of insurance, risk management, or financial services. This is an advanced degree program that helps qualify individuals for professional level positions in a high paying industry. Graduates may find potential employment opportunities in the private sector, with the government, or with a regulatory… Read more

Students choosing to pursue a Master of Science (MSc) in Insurance have an interest in the areas of insurance, risk management, or financial services. This is an advanced degree program that helps qualify individuals for professional level positions in a high paying industry. Graduates may find potential employment opportunities in the private sector, with the government, or with a regulatory agency.

What is an MSc in Insurance? An MSc in Insurance is a postgraduate degree that prepares students by giving them an in-depth understanding of the principles underlying the interrelated areas of risk management, insurance, and financial services. The student will gain a practical understanding of how risk is assessed and managed in an increasingly complex global business world. This graduate degree program builds on the student’s previous knowledge and experience, further positioning the individual to take on roles of leadership in this industry. The degree programs offered may have names such as MSc in Insurance and Risk Management. Depending upon the core curriculum, classes may include areas such as financial concepts, decision making, business and contract law, and securities.

Having an advanced degree in insurance allows the graduate to more effectively compete for positions in the field, while obtaining a greater depth of understanding of industry issues from the perspective of a leadership role. Obtaining an MSc in this area of study shows a commitment to professionalism in the field of insurance.

Costs of the degree will vary depending upon where the student enrolls. Most MSc degree programs are flexible and run for one year on a full time basis, or two years on a part time schedule.

Thanks to the broad scope of the core classes in this area of study, students may find opportunities for senior roles within the insurance, banking, risk management, management consulting, accounting, and securities industries. In a tough economy, having an advanced degree and decision making skills can give graduates an edge over their competition.

Programs are available from many universities, with international options available. For the remotely located or working student, there are flexible online degree programs that offer different start dates and a more relaxed schedule. These programs include full tech support and give students the ability to learn from anywhere. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Groningen
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The MSc Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Studies(EORAS) use mathematical and statistical models to analyze problems in business, economics, finance, insurance, ... +

The MSc Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Studies(EORAS) use mathematical and statistical models to analyze problems in business, economics, finance, insurance, and related areas. We address questions such as: How will future employment ratios develop in Europe? -
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ICN Business School
Berlin, Germany

The MSc in Finance and Risk Management is taught in English on the ICN campus in Berlin. The program is designed for students who want to work in both, public and private fina ... +

The MSc in Finance and Risk Management is taught in English on the ICN campus in Berlin. The program is designed for students who want to work in both, public and private financial/insurance sector, for example as risk and asset managers. -
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The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, USA

Actuaries are professionals who help businesses to assess the risk of certain events occurring. The objective of the program is to educate future leaders of the actuarial indu ... +

Actuaries are professionals who help businesses to assess the risk of certain events occurring. The objective of the program is to educate future leaders of the actuarial industry with training in actuarial theory and methods in a wide spectrum of actuarial applications involving probabilistic and statistical models. -
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Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The MSc in Actuarial Science covers a broader scope in research areas of actuarial and mathematical sciences, embedding the most urgent and current issues facing the actuarial ... +

The MSc in Actuarial Science covers a broader scope in research areas of actuarial and mathematical sciences, embedding the most urgent and current issues facing the actuarial and financial world. The current world financial ecosystem needs to embrace the uncertainty and hazards in a changing environment, characterized by numerous unpredictable events such as climate change, natural disasters, and financial crises. The MSc in Actuarial Science program empowers students with a competitive edge in research through in-depth training mediated by experts. As a postgraduate student, you will be integrated as members of our research groups at Sunway University with various opportunities to participate in research alongside supervisors through seminars, workshops, laboratory, and fieldwork. -
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2 years
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Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prague, Czech Republic

This program provides theoretical and applied education in financial and insurance mathematics. A solid mathematical background provides the foundations for developing discipl ... +

This program provides theoretical and applied education in financial and insurance mathematics. A solid mathematical background provides the foundations for developing disciplines of mathematical modeling in the insurance and banking industries and other financial areas. The graduate is able to develop financial and insurance products and analyze their profitability and risk. -
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KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

KU Leuven's Master of Actuarial and Financial Engineering prepares you for a wide array of careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management ... +

KU Leuven's Master of Actuarial and Financial Engineering prepares you for a wide array of careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management in financial institutions. You will learn to construct robust risk models and integrate techniques to report the results of your in-depth analysis, you will study the quantitative instruments necessary to analyze vital contemporary issues. -
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Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
London, United Kingdom

Shape the future of the Insurance industry with our unique MSc in Insurance and Risk Management. Our innovative MSc Insurance and Risk Management programme will give students ... +

Shape the future of the Insurance industry with our unique MSc in Insurance and Risk Management. Our innovative MSc Insurance and Risk Management programme will give students the knowledge and skills that insurance professionals of the future will need. -
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Florida State University
Tallahassee, USA

Learn to assess risk and maximize reward. Badge-OnlinePrograms-MBAPrograms-2019.pngToday's insurance professionals face difficult financial, ethical, legal and global concerns ... +

Learn to assess risk and maximize reward. Badge-OnlinePrograms-MBAPrograms-2019.pngToday's insurance professionals face difficult financial, ethical, legal and global concerns. The Master of Science in Risk Management and Insurance (MS-RMI) at Florida State University’s College of Business further develops a student’s ability to analyze these issues from different perspectives, fosters critical thinking and enhances the discipline needed in today’s risk management and insurance market. Housed in the Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance Program in Risk Management and Insurance, this fully online degree program equips professionals to shape an industry that evolves with the world around it. -
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University Of Sannio
Benevento, Italy

The Study Course in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences has been established at the University of Benevento since 1991. It represents a unique educational offer in Campania and ... +

The Study Course in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences has been established at the University of Benevento since 1991. It represents a unique educational offer in Campania and in southern Italy. Similar study paths are present only in the universities of Rome "La Sapienza" and Trieste. The Master's Degree Course in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences aims to train highly qualified professionals in the field of actuarial sciences and applied quantitative methodologies in the category of insurance, social security, and financial issues. -
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St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Queens, USA

Actuaries are professionals who use their strong quantitative skills to place a price on risk. Pricing risk allows insurance companies to provide coverage against various loss ... +

Actuaries are professionals who use their strong quantitative skills to place a price on risk. Pricing risk allows insurance companies to provide coverage against various loss events, occurrences that can range from a tree falling on a house to a satellite launch failing to a cargo ship sinking. -
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Boston University Metropolitan College Online
Boston, USA

The Master of Science in Insurance Management is designed specifically for professionals who have earned designation as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). The M ... +

The Master of Science in Insurance Management is designed specifically for professionals who have earned designation as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). The MS in Insurance Management is a unique opportunity for professionals who have acquired the CPCU credential to achieve further distinction by complementing their demonstrated expertise in insurance issues with a mastery of general management principles in accounting, finance, operations, and leadership. -
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