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.
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.
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Masters Degree in Actuarial Sciences in Portugal
The main objective of the Master in Actuarial Science is to train students for the actuarial profession, in its multiple components: life, non-life, financial and pension funds. [+]
The main objective of the Master in Actuarial Science is to train students for the actuarial profession, in its multiple components: life, non-life, financial and pension funds.
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 finance.The Master 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. Target Audience ... [-]