Master Program in Actuarial Sciences in Europe

Top Master's Programs in Actuarial Sciences in Europe 2017/2018

Actuarial Sciences

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

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.

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Master's Program in Actuarial Sciences in Europe

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Master in Quantitative Finance & Actuarial Sciences

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana

The master’s programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme’s goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. [+]

Top Master Degrees in Actuarial Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. The master's programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme's goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. As part of core courses and specific track courses, students learn the basics of quantitative finance, actuarial sciences, the insurance industry, econometric analysis, and modelling. Given the programme’s methodological demands and level of difficulty, adequate prior knowledge of mathematics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics is required. Students demonstrate this by passing exams and fulfilling requirements in the relevant courses or holding a recognized undergraduate degree. Admissions Criteria First-year enrolment is open to: Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study areas with at least 180 ECTS Graduates of a programme of study for graduate qualification in relevant areas of study Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the above paragraphs from other areas of study and completing additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Mathematics for Business and Economic Sciences (6 ECTS) Duration of study: 2 years (4 semesters) Scope of ECTS: 120 ECTS Study status: full-time Degree: Master in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences (second-cycle) Apart from candidates holding degrees in economics and business studies, the programme is suitable primarily for students with backgrounds in mathematics, physics, as well as machine and electrical engineering. To master statistics, microeconomics, finance, and... [-]

Master in Actuarial and Financial Engineering

University of Tartu
Campus Full time September 2018 Estonia Tartu

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

2-year master's Actuarial and Financial Engineering programme prepares specialists for 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. Only programme of this kind in the region, meeting EU educational standards in actuarial mathematics. Graduates are very competitive on 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. Graduates are welcome at: Banks and other financial institutions Insurance companies Financial departments of various companies Analytics departments of various companies Academic career and PhD studies The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings). It is located in Tartu, the second largest city in Estonia, which is known as the Student Capital of Estonia. 13 000 students are enrolled at the University of Tartu, incl. 1300 international students. [-]

Master in Actuarial Science

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

The Master in Actuarial Science at ISEG (University of Lisbon) 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, as well as the course materials of exams FM, C, MFE and MLC of the Society of Actuaries . [+]

Top Master Degrees in Actuarial Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. The Master in Actuarial Science at ISEG (University of Lisbon) 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, as well as the course materials of exams FM, C, MFE and MLC of the Society of Actuaries. The three VEE topics (Economics, Corporate Finance and Applied Statistical Methods) sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) - USA, Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) - USA and Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), may automaticaly be awarded for the students that have a Bachelors degree from ISEG and decide to take the SOA actuarial exams. See SOA VEE courses. Our Master is also in the SOA UCAP list. It has been evaluated by the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries , the two professional bodies for UK actuaries and an Exemption Recognition Agreement awarded. If you do sufficiently well in the programme, as determined by an examiner appointed by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, you will be exempted from the exams CT1, CT2, CT3, CT4, CT5, CT6 and CT8 of the UK actuarial profession. Our Master is classified in the 50 best Masters in Insurance and our university, the University of Lisbon, is second in the 2015 Iberoamerican ranking produced by SCImago. The programme offers a solid academic foundation in actuarial science, statistics and... [-]