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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KU Leuven: Faculty of Economics and Business
Leuven, Belgium

This is an English-taught programme of 120 ECTS which prepares students for careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management within financia ... +

This is an English-taught programme of 120 ECTS which prepares students for careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management within financial institutions. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University Of the West Of England, Bristol
Stoke Gifford, United Kingdom

A stand-out course for students interested in risk in the global insurance industry, with extensive networking opportunities and progression towards the industry standard qual ... +

A stand-out course for students interested in risk in the global insurance industry, with extensive networking opportunities and progression towards the industry standard qualification (ACII). -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
London, United Kingdom

Our innovative MSc Insurance and Risk Management programme will give students the knowledge and skills that insurance professionals of the future will need.

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
January 2020
Campus
Online
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Econometrics, Operations Research, and Actuarial Studies has three profiles to choose from and is attractive for both research-oriented and more practically focused ... +

The MSc in Econometrics, Operations Research, and Actuarial Studies has three profiles to choose from and is attractive for both research-oriented and more practically focused students. The emphasis is on the application of mathematical modeling to practical problems and how to extract useful information from available economic data. Besides, it is an internationally accredited program, ensuring high-quality education that meets both the AACSB and EQUIS standards, which only one percent of the universities reach worldwide. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Feb 2020
Campus
 
ICN Business School
Puteaux, France

The MSc in Finance, Insurance an Risk Management is a two-year full-time program taught in English on our new campus in Berlin. The program is designed for students who want t ... +

The MSc in Finance, Insurance an Risk Management is a two-year full-time program taught in English on our new 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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
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
January 2020
Campus
Online