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Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance

Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance

In the MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance we train you in the 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.

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Top-5 reasons to join the MSc Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance at Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE)

  1. Profit from an up-to-date curriculum anticipating big data developments 
    Lean about the latest techniques, practices and big data developments in the field of financial risk management.
  2. Connect with leading institutions
    Expect interesting guest lectures from leading institutions such as the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) or European Central Bank. They will share their visions and insights on current policy issues.
  3. Excellent career prospects
    Profit from our full research programme dedicated to the field and bring the latest insights and techniques to your employer.
  4. Become a registered actuary
    The UvAis the only university in the Netherlands where you can follow the Bachelor, Master AND Postmaster in Actuarial Science (PMA). After you complete the PMA you meet all educational requirements to carry the title ‘Actuaris AG’ (AAG).
  5. Highly recommended by our students
    Study in an international environment, in the heart of Amsterdam, with plenty of job opportunities.

‘You bring maths and economics into practice’

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Career prospects

Time to find a job after graduation: 0 to 3 months
Starting salary:  €3,100

Our graduates can be found working as an actuary or a risk manager in a wide variety of organisations, including: 

  • insurance companies
  • pension funds
  • investment and retail banks
  • consultancy firms
  • regulatory authorities
  • government institutions

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Is Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance for you?

In addition to sufficient background knowledge of mathematics, you must have a solid grasp of statistics, including some knowledge of econometrics. You are also expected to have taken courses covering investment and portfolio theory.

If you hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Actuarial Science, Econometrics, Operations Research or in another quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics or Physics, then you are eligible to apply for the programme.

Check out the entry requirements

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