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MSc Actuarial Science

26/10/2013 03:20:36

MSc Actuarial Science

Ranked 34st among the Top 50 Best Masters Programmes in Insurance Worldwide 2013/2014

 

Master Degree in Actuarial Science

The Master in Actuarial Science at ISEG (Technical 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 Group Consultative Core Syllabus , as well as the course materials of exams FM, C and M 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 ISEG approved VEE courses.

The programme offers a solid academic foundation in actuarial science, statistics and finance, providing you the skills to become a successful actuary. During the fourth semester you can take a training post in an insurance company or write a thesis or a project. You may be able of spending a semester in a partner university, through the ERASMUS programme.

Designed For

The Masters in Actuarial Science is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance or Management, who are seeking to enter the actuarial profession and are pursuing a path towards this rewarding career.

Employment

There is a regular demand for actuaries all over the world. The main employers of our Master students have been: insurance companies (life and non-life); pension fund management societies; consulting companies; control authorities; banks; universities.

See more about the curricular plan here, in the brochure.

Source: ISEG

 

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