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Top Masters of Science in Actuarial Sciences in Europe 2019

A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.

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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University of Amsterdam

This programme is your ticket to excellent career prospects. Our alumni find employment working as a risk manager for a wide variety of institutions. Their career perspec ... [+]

This programme is your ticket to excellent career prospects. Our alumni find employment working as a risk manager for a wide variety of institutions. Their career perspective is among the very best on the current labour market in terms of both satisfaction and benefits. We offer the following two tracks:

Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: general Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management

Degree

After successful completion of this programme, you will receive an accredited Master’s degree in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, and the title Master of Science (MSc).

Rankings and reputation

The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) at the University of Amsterdam is an excellently ranked school with an international focus and highly rated researchers and lecturers. Read more about our rankings and reputation.... [-]

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September 2019
Full-time
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University of Amsterdam

The general track in the ASMF Master's programme provides an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. What makes this one-year programme unique ... [+]

The general track in the ASMF Master's programme provides an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. What makes this one-year programme unique is its range of courses, which incorporate all the latest international developments, - think of Big Data Science, Market-Consistent Pricing, Systemic Risk Modelling, and Behavioral Insurance and Finance - as well as the most up-to-date techniques, practices and insights you will need to begin your career.

This track in brief

The University of Amsterdam has an exceptionally strong tradition in the Actuarial Science and Quantitative Risk Management domain that is unmatched in The Netherlands. Internationally leading experts conduct world-class research here; we pride ourselves in our strong links to and support from the insurance and financial institutions of the world.... [-]

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September 2019
Full-time
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Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics

Actuarial Sciences is a 1-year, full-time programme and is taught entirely in English. Graduates will a master's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research with a spe ... [+]

MSc Econometrics and Operations Research: Actuarial Sciences (full-time)

The role of actuaries is changing. Until recently, actuaries have concentrated on mitigating risk. Now, their role is broader and more proactive: they study market demand and manage return on investment, both in the short and long terms. To do this, they must take a balanced view of both assets and liabilities. The Actuarial Sciences track at Maastricht University is one of only three such studies in the Netherlands, putting it at the cutting edge of its field. Become a ‘financial engineer’: take Actuarial Sciences.

What will you learn?

Keys skills that you will learn include problem-solving and the ability to see those problems from more than one point of view. You will also learn how to communicate your opinions and solutions professionally and clearly in order to persuade others of your viewpoint.... [-]

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September 2019
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KU Leuven: Faculty of Economics and Business

This is an English-taught programme of 120 ECTS which prepares students for careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management within fin ... [+]

The programme title and the English equivalent have been approved by the Commission Higher Education in Flanders on 19 January 2018. We expect the final approval of the programme by the Flemish government by the beginning of March 2018.

This is an English-taught programme of 120 ECTS which prepares students for careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management within financial institutions.

This master's programme brings:

basic training in actuarial engineering, insurance, financial products, financial mathematics and engineering, data analytics for finance and insurance, risk management for financial institutions; advanced courses showing the latest developments in the field; a blend of theoretical coursework and computational training; an introduction to practical aspects, through the straight-from-the-frontline experience of our staff, guest lecturers, and an internship (6 ECTS); a multidisciplinary approach, where technical, quantitative courses come along with coursework in (financial and insurance) regulation, prudential regimes, economics and reporting. ... [-]
Belgium Leuven
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September 2019
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