Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
An actuarial science program is often offered through the mathematics department of a college. These programs are usually very heavy on math courses and cover advanced math, such as calculus, along with topics related to insurance and computers.
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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.... [-]
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. ... [-]