Master (2 years) of Science in Actuarial Mathematics , 120 ECTSMathematics, natural- and computer science
|Institution||University of Copenhagen (KU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||5300 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionYou should pursue an MSc in Actuarial Mathematics if you enjoy working with numbers. You will, among other things, be engaged in addressing various types of damage insurance, life insurance, insurance economics, insurance accounting and insurance law.
In the Actuarial Mathematics MSc programme you will cultivate an exciting interdisciplinary body of knowledge in mathematics, finance, insurance economics, accounting, law, probability theory and statistics that can be deployed to assess risks in a variety of settings. That way you will help secure the everyday lives of people and protect their pensions.
A large majority of people in modern society have a pension or insurance policy that secures their everyday life and welfare into and through retirement. Actuarial Mathematics is an indispensable field of study with regards to modern society, where a secure future cannot be taken for granted.
Read more about the structure of the programme at the University web page
Career OpportunitiesAs an actuarial mathematician you could be hired to work for:
- insurance companies
- other types of financial institutions
- consultancy firms.
The field is experiencing robust growth, in part due to the development of a rich theory of mathematical finance and also as a response to the reorientation that practical insurance is experiencing due to, for instance, the integration of banking, credit and insurance activities. Further reorientation of the actuarial profession has developed as a result of changes to and interpretations of the risk landscape in which catastrophe, including climate change, is becoming a more and more prominent concern. The future looks bright for you should you choose to pursue the MSc in Actuarial Mathematics.
About the DegreeThe MSc in Actuarial Mathematics is studied at the Faculty of Science (SCIENCE for short) at University of Copenhagen.
AdmissionTo be admitted to the MSc programme in Actuarial Mathematics, you must have a bachelor degree in a relevant subject and/or including relevant courses. Please see the specific admission requirements for the Actuarial Mathematics programme here.
In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of University of Copenhagen.
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the Faculty of Science Student Services at the mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please apply using the online application portal with all relevant documentation.
Read more about the application procedure for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens or non-EU/EEA citizens, respectively, at the University of Copenhagen webpage.
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
Further InformationRead more about the two-year MSc programme in Actuarial Mathematics and student life at Faculty of Science (SCIENCE) , University of Copenhagen.
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