Actuarial mathematics is immediately relevant to modern society where security cannot be taken for granted.
You 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.
The Actuarial Mathematics programme at University of Copenhagen embodies a combination of numbers, law and human welfare.
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.
As an actuarial mathematician you could be hired to work for:
- insurance companies
- other types of financial institutions
- consultancy firms
Your work will be to solve statistical problems and deal with risk theory in relation to various types of insurance. Additionally, you can gain employment in public administration or within higher education.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Stochastic Processes in Non-Life Insurance
- Quantitative Risk Management
- Stochastic Processes in Life Insurance
- Continuous Time Finance
- Topics in Life Insurance
- Topics in Non-Life Insurance
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Actuarial Mathematics.
Applicants with a related Bachelor’s degree in the following:
- Computer Science, Physics or Chemistry from the University of Copenhagen or other Danish or international universities
- Mathematics or Mathematics-Economics from Danish or international universities
International11760 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5880 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition fee: DKK 40,000 per semester
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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