View all Masters Programs in Actuarial Sciences in Canada 2019
A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.
A Master of Science degree in Actuarial Sciences will provide the mathematical and financial tools to solve problems that involve a degree of risk. It is intended for those who wish to be part of the field of growing importance, which is required to arbitrate risk in business and financial processes.
Top Master Programs in Actuarial Sciences in Canada 2019
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
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.