Actuarial Science

University of Windsor

16 months
13850 USD/year
13850 USD/year
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Actuarial Science at University of Windsor includes a number of interrelated subjects, including probability, mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, and mathematics of finance.


The Master of Actuarial Science at University of Windsor will prepare you for the professional exams necessary to become an Actuary in North America with accreditation accepted in many other parts of the world.

You will study and live in Canada for approximately 16 months (4 academic terms) while enrolled in a total of 12 courses.

The courses will include actuarial mathematics as required for the Society of Actuaries (SOA) professional exams.

As a professional graduate program, alumni of the M.Act.Sc program are well prepared for careers in insurance, pensions, and healthcare industries. Graduates can also participate in one of the regular offerings of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) exams offered on-site.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Probability for Risk and Actuarial Science
  • Financial Mathematics, Theory of Interest
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Derivatives Markets
  • Financial Management
  • Regression and Time Series
  • Derivatives markets
  • Life Contingencies
  • Microeconomics
  • Life Contingencies
  • Special Topics in Actuarial Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor degree in a calculus-based quantitative discipline (e.g. Engineering, physics, chemistry, business) with at least a 70% average (or equivalent) overall. Knowledge of calculus and matrix algebra is essential. Admission is limited and competitive.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6925 USD per semester and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    13850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6925 USD per semester and a duration of 16 months.


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