Masters Program in Actuarial Sciences in Asia

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Actuarial Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

An actuarial science program teaches students the skills needed to analyze risks in the insurance industry. These programs typically have a majority of classes in advanced mathematic topics, along with providing students education in statistics, insurance, economics and risk analysis.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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

Institute Of Business Management
Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Pakistan Karachi

The MS (AS & FC) degree program is conformed upon 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 upon 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 course work along with a minimum of 6 credit hours for 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 course work of 6 credit hours in lieu of 6 credit hours of research work. This exemption can only allowed if students wish to terminate their course work at MS and not pursue PhD.) Course work of 12 credit hours is required to be completed in two semesters and the thesis should... [-]