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Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance

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In the MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance you learn about financial and mathematical analysis of complex risk management and insurance topics. If your mind is on mathematics and finance and if you would like to help companies gain insight into the financial consequences of risks, this programme could be for you.

Discover the MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance programme and tracks

In this Master's programme, you choose one of the tracks. You will experience a combination of general courses and track-specific courses.

  • Actuarial Science

    The Actuarial Science track provides you with an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. This track offers ample space for electives that can be selected to meet the entry requirements of the post-Master's Actuarial Practice Cycle. With this post-Master's, you will qualify for membership of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Society.

  • Quantitative Risk Management

    The Quantitative Risk Management track provides an excellent grounding for your career as a risk manager. If you choose this track, you will develop a slightly broader foundation in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, featuring 2 extra required courses.

Pre-Master’s Programme

Completion of this pre-Master's grants you access to the MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance. The programme is designed to complement your prior education. It will help you to fully catch up on subjects such as Probability Theory and Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Finance and Econometrics. Within 1 academic year you will have all the necessary knowledge and skills to start your Master’s in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 66411
Location Roeterseiland campus