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Actuarial Science

University of Texas at Dallas

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18856 USD/year
18856 USD/year
10542 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science in Actuarial Science degree program at University of Texas at Dallas is administered through the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Overview

The Actuarial Science degree program at University of Texas at Dallas objective is to educate future leaders of the actuarial industry with training in actuarial theory and methods in a wide spectrum of actuarial applications involving probabilistic and statistical models.

All students are prepared to take five actuarial preliminary exams. Students who have not taken classes required for Validation of Educational Experience (VEE) credits in statistics, finance and economics will have such an opportunity. Upon acquiring relevant proficiency in mathematics — particularly of probability, statistics, decision theory and financial mathematics — together with knowledge of insurance, passing five actuarial exams and obtaining three VEE credits, the graduates of the program can be expected to be able to work as actuaries in insurance, consulting, finance, government and emerging markets.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: professionals in insurance industry, government, consulting, financial or accounting firms. The job of an actuary consistently appear among the top jobs in the rankings of 200 jobs by CareerCast’s Jobs Rated Almanac based upon factors such as work environment, income, hiring outlook and stress.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Theory of Actuarial Models: Life Contingencies
  • Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 
  • Advanced Actuarial Application

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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