Masters Programs in Actuarial Sciences

Compare 8 Masters Programs in Actuarial Sciences

Actuarial Sciences

An Actuary is anyone who uses qualified training in finance and mathematics to get solutions to the many problems that are tied to uncertainties. One must be able to blend in the capacity to handle mathematics and in combination with social ability to work together with others. MSc in Actuarial Sciences is a postgraduate course that is aimed at helping all professionals in the practices of actuarial science to gain quality knowledge and finest post-graduate professional education. The program comes as a package for the practitioners in the dynamic world of uncertainties.

An MSc in Actuarial Sciences is a globally reputed course that has seen many professionals in the industry learn more reliable skills and quality training to handle the many issues of the industry. The course is meant to enhance the level of qualification for the bachelor's holders. This is by delivering fast-tracked education to the elite practitioners in the world Actuarial Sciences. Actuarial Science is program offered in a generalized market nature since it is not specific to the nature of the geographical setting. This makes MSc in Actuarial Sciences an internationally accepted course.

To earn your masters degree in Actuarial Sciences, one must fulfill the set out requirements and perform satisfactorily in all actuarial papers that are accredited and recognized globally. The career opportunities that are presented with the degree include insurance companies, banking and financial risk management organizations among other global institutions.

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Master in Actuarial and Financial Engineering

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Estonia Tartu

2-year master's programme prepares specialists for the financial sector, banking and insurance industries. [+]

2-year master's Actuarial and Financial Engineering programme prepares specialists for the financial sector, banking and insurance industries in quantitative methods of risk assessment and hedging, providing knowledge and skills in two major areas - financial engineering and insurance mathematics.

Why Actuarial and Financial Engineering? Special emphasis on applied mathematical models and quantitative methods. The only programme of this kind in the region, meeting EU educational standards in actuarial mathematics. Graduates are very competitive on the national and international job market as analysts, actuaries and risk engineers. Knowledge, practical skills and competence needed to succeed in careers at banks, insurance companies, consulting, financial utilities and financial supervisory authorities. The teaching staff consists of highly qualified professors, who have also done extensive research and have international experience. Some of the lectures in the programme will be delivered by visiting international staff. All graduates can find jobs easily in Estonia and around the world. ... [-]

Master of Actuarial Science

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Science combines advanced mathematics, statistics, data analytics, actuarial risk theory, finance, economics and accounting subjects with large-scale, real-life commercial data analysis. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average in any discipline other than actuarial science.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Emerging as a key growth sector of the 21st century, actuarial science applies elements of economics, finance, statistics and advanced mathematics to interpret, manage and evaluate risk. Never before have organisations had such extraordinary access to personal information, health statistics, buying habits, population movement, employment trends and much, much more. In these numbers lie the answers to the big questions that really matter.

The Master of Actuarial Science is a three-semester degree that provides students with an undergraduate degree in an alternative field and an opportunity to complete Part I with the Actuaries Institute. The Master of Actuarial Science is taught in smaller classes for personalised attention and allows students unparalleled access to Bond University's Macquarie Trading Room and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program will develop skills in the challenge of crunching 'big data' numbers to create practical solutions for real-world problems. Bond is the only university in Queensland to offer the program fully accredited by the Actuaries Institute.... [-]


Master of Actuarial Practice

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The Master of Actuarial Practice follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science, plus Practice Subjects. [+]

The Master of Actuarial Practice follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science, plus the following subjects:

Practice Subjects (4)

Actuarial Control Cycle 1 Actuarial Control Cycle 2 Investments and Asset Modelling Actuarial Research Essay (20 Weeks) [-]

Master of Actuarial Science (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills and applying theoretical solutions to practical workplace problems.

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Master in Actuarial Science

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The Masters in Actuarial Science at ISEG (University of Lisbon) offers a solid academic foundation in actuarial science, statistics and finance. It was designed according to the international requirements for the actuarial profession. It is meant to cover most of the course materials indispensable for the accreditation of an actuary in the European Union, in accordance with The Actuarial Association of Europe. [+]

The Masters in Actuarial Science at ISEG (Universidade de Lisboa) was designed according to the international requirements for the actuarial profession. It is meant to cover most of the course subjects that are indispensable for the accreditation of an actuary in the European Union, as designated by The Actuarial Association of Europe, as well as the majority of the subjects of the professional exams for admission as an Associate of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries – IfoA - in the UK, or of the Society of Actuaries in North America - SOA.

It was accredited by the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, the UK's only chartered professional body dedicated to educating, developing and regulating actuaries. If you do sufficiently well in the programme, you will be exempted from the IFoA exams CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, CT5, CT6 and CT8.... [-]


Master en Sciences Actuarielles et Financières et Ingénierie du Risque

Université Internationale de Rabat (UIR)
Campus Full time August 2019 Morocco Rabat

Le master SAFIR s’adresse à des étudiants de formation scientifique (Mathématiques, Probabilités, Statistiques). Le master en Actuariat fait l’objet d’un partenariat et d’une double diplômation avec l’Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurance (I.S.F.A), le plus ancien [+]

Master en Sciences Actuarielles et Financières et Ingénierie du Risque

Le master SAFIR s’adresse à des étudiants de formation scientifique (Mathématiques, Probabilités, Statistiques). Le master en Actuariat fait l’objet d’un partenariat et d’une double diplômation avec l’Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurance (I.S.F.A), le plus ancien organisme universitaire français habilité à délivrer un diplôme d’actuaire. Le partenariat engagé avec l’ISFA permettra aux étudiants suivant avec succès le master, d’obtenir le double diplôme : le titre d’actuaire I.S.F.A. et le titre d’actuaire A.M.A. Spécialiste de la gestion des risques, l’actuaire ou ingénieur du risque est chargé de proposer des modèles stochastiques, basés sur la théorie des probabilités, permettant de gérer l’évolution incertaine de l’environnement assurantiel et financier. Objectifs de la formation L’objectif général du Master SAFIR est de permettre aux étudiants d’acquérir le savoir théorique et méthodologique nécessaire pour occuper un emploi de cadre opérationnel dans les différents secteurs liés aux marchés de l’assurance et de la finance et notamment l’actuariat. La spécialité Actuariat entend former des cadres spécialisés dans les applications des mathématiques, des statistiques et des probabilités aux problèmes liés à la modélisation et à la gestion des risques assurantiels et financiers. Cette formation vient également répondre aux besoins exprimés, en termes de compétences, au cours des dernières années par les secteurs de l’assurance, de la finance et de la prévoyance. Les spécialisations métier Les débouchés se situent principalement dans les compagnies d’assurance, mutuelles et institutions de prévoyance, dans les banques et établissements financiers, ainsi que dans les cabinets... [-]


Master in Actuarial Science (AS) & Computational Finance (CF)

Institute Of Business Management
Campus Full time 2 years April 2019 Pakistan Karachi

The MS (AS & FC) degree program is conformed on those candidates who have demonstrated high academic performance at BS level programs in the fields of Actuarial Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, and Physics and interested to explore actuarial science, risk management, financial mathematics and computing sciences in insurance and finance. The field of computational finance along with actuarial science is/will be in demand nationally and internationally in banks, financial institutions, insurance companies. [+]

The MS (AS & FC) degree program is conformed on those candidates who have demonstrated high academic performance at BS level programs in the fields of Actuarial Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, and Physics and interested to explore actuarial science, risk management, financial mathematics and computing sciences in insurance and finance. The field of computational finance along with actuarial science is/will be in demand nationally and internationally in banks, financial institutions, insurance companies.

Eligibility Sixteen years of schooling or 4-year education (130 credit hours) after HSSC/F.A/ F.Sc./Grade 12 equivalent will be required for admission in the MS (AS&CF). The test conducted by IoBM Admission Dept. or some equivalent agency acceptable to HEC (NTS) with a minimum of 50% cumulative score will be required at the time of admission to MS (AS&CF). The test is valid for a period of two years. MS (AS&CF) For the award of MS (AS&CF) candidates will complete 30 credit hours with 24 credit hours of coursework along with a minimum of 6 credit hours for the thesis. (*1. 6 credit hours may be exempted only for those disciplines where research is not possible) (*2. The HoD may allow students to do coursework of 6 credit hours in lieu of 6 credit hours of research work. This exemption can only be allowed if students wish to terminate their coursework at MS and not pursue PhD.) Coursework of 12 credit hours is required to be completed in two semesters and the thesis should be completed in... [-]

Master of Actuarial Science

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 Canada Windsor

This exciting course-based graduate program, offered by the Faculty of Science, gives students an opportunity to enhance their understanding and skills in the discipline of actuarial sciences. [+]

Program Description

This exciting course-based graduate program, offered by the Faculty of Science, gives students an opportunity to enhance their understanding and skills in the discipline of actuarial sciences. Over 16 consecutive months, students complete Master's level coursework in industry-relevant areas, such as derivatives markets, life contingencies, micro- and macroeconomics.

Key Learning Outcomes Describe and apply advanced concepts related to probability, theory of interest, financial derivatives, finance, economics, regression and time series, risk and loss functions. Critically evaluate current research in actuarial science, develop and support a sustained argument based on evidence, and apply appropriate research methods to problems. Interpret verbal descriptions and transform them into mathematical insurance models, analyse the models, interpret the models and output and express the solutions in a coherent organized manner. Recognize and discuss appropriate best actuarial models and create models to solve complex problems. Career Opportunities ... [-]