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Actuarial Science (Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance)

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The Actuarial Science track provides you with an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. This track is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance.

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Why study Actuarial Science at the UvA?

Specialise in your field of interest

Choose from 2 specialisation tracks and challenging electives. With our electives, you can tailor the programme to your interests and ambitions.

Challenging Honours programme

Highly motivated students can participate in the Honours programme. This is a great chance to stand out for future employers.

Stepping stone for the AAG title

With the right electives, you can continue with the Postmaster Actuarial Practice Cycle. After completion, you will qualify for membership of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Society.

Top-ranked university

The Amsterdam School of Economics is internationally ranked within the top-50 putting your Master’s degree on a worldwide map with interested employers.

Is Actuarial Science for you?

  1. You want to help organisations predict the financial impact of future developments.
  2. You are interested in classes by leading scholars in the fields of big data science, sustainability of pension systems and behavioural insurance and finance.
  3. You have sufficient background knowledge of mathematics and a solid grasp of statistics. Including some knowledge of econometrics.
  4. You want to learn all about today's techniques, practices and insights.
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Actuarial Science is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance.

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MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance
60 ECTS, 12 months
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