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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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The University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

The MSc in Actuarial Science provides a strong grounding in the mathematics of actuarial science and addresses both the current and future needs of the industry. The programme ... +

The MSc in Actuarial Science provides a strong grounding in the mathematics of actuarial science and addresses both the current and future needs of the industry. The programme incorporates all mathematical techniques, in particular from the fields of probability and statistics, a modern actuary could not do without. Our programme offers the following exemptions under the IFoA's new Curriculum 2019: CS1, CS2 (Actuarial Statistics) and CM2 (Actuarial Mathematics). If you are interested in developing a career as an actuary, this programme of study will provide the ideal entry platform into a broad range of employment sectors, such as Insurance, Finance and Risk Management. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

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? -
MSc
Full-time
English (UK)
01 Feb 2023
15 Oct 2022
Campus
 

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Texila American University
Texas City, USA

The Masters in Banking and Insurance is a specialized postgraduate program in the banking and insurance field. The program offers a study of the managerial concepts and specia ... +

The Masters in Banking and Insurance is a specialized postgraduate program in the banking and insurance field. The program offers a study of the managerial concepts and specialized training in particular banking and insurance area. This 24 months part-time program is offered in flexible Online and Blended Learning mode. The first two semesters are essentially covering all the core courses in business administration. In contrast, the next two semesters will offer you in-depth knowledge of banking and insurance subjects. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
May 2022
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

1-year full-time programme. Gives an in-depth coverage of the major areas in risk management and insurance, with an emphasis on professional practice. Helps students obtain pr ... +

1-year full-time programme. Gives an in-depth coverage of the major areas in risk management and insurance, with an emphasis on professional practice. Helps students obtain professional qualifications such as Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) qualifications. Covers risk management principles, general insurance, life and health insurance, financial risk management, risk modelling and analysis, insurance law and regulation, wealth management, and financial services markets. The inclusion of finance electives increases the appeal of the degree to both students and potential employers. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prague, Czech Republic

The Financial and Insurance Mathematics study program provides education concerning the theoretical and practical knowledge of financial and insurance mathematics. On a solid ... +

The Financial and Insurance Mathematics study program provides education concerning the theoretical and practical knowledge of financial and insurance mathematics. On a solid mathematical background, one develops mathematical modeling in insurance, banking, and other financial institutions. The graduate is capable to construct financial and insurance products and analyze them from the point of view of profit and risk. The graduates of Financial and Insurance Mathematics have education which is necessary to obtain a certificate of competence to execute the actuarial practice in the international context. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
English
 
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. -
MSc
English
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
English
Online
 
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. -
MSc
Italian
Campus