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Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management (track)

Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management (track)

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Do complex mathematical models of reality and chance thrill you? Do you wish to become a seasoned professional in risk management? Then the Quantitative Risk Management track is for you. This programme provides balanced and rigorous training in the financial and mathematical analysis of complex risk management and insurance issues. The MSc programme is unique in that it incorporates the latest international developments from fields such as financial and solvency risk management, regulation and supervision but also big data, market-consistent pricing and sustainability of pensions systems.

  • Develop your expertise in financial and banking risk management both within and outside the insurance area.
  • Customise your programme with an elective space of two specialisation modules.
  • Hone your analytic skills with some of the sharpest minds in quantitative science and risk management from all over the world.

One Master's programme, two tracks

The Master's programme in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance diverges into two in-depth academic specialisation tracks:

Both tracks offer a common knowledge base in Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance. The general track however is preferred by students who wish to prepare for the APC Post-master programme (in Dutch) to qualify for membership of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Society, because it offers ample space for electives that can be selected so as to meet the APC entry requirements.

The QRM track offers a slightly broader foundation in Actuarial Sciences & Mathematical Finance, featuring two extra required modules. 


After successful completion of this programme, you will receive an accredited Master’s degree in Actuarial Science & 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.

Part-time programme (Dutch students only)

Refer to the link below for information on the part-time programme.

Amsterdam Executive Master in Actuarial Science (AEMAS).

Read more: Study programme

Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management (track)
Degree programme MSc
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 66411