In this Master's programme, you choose one of the tracks. You will experience a combination of general courses and track-specific courses.
- Actuarial Science
The Actuarial Science track provides you with an excellent grounding for your career as an actuary or risk manager. This track offers ample space for electives that can be selected to meet the entry requirements of the post-Master's Actuarial Practice Cycle. With this post-Master's, you will qualify for membership of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Society.
Quantitative Risk Management
The Quantitative Risk Management track provides an excellent grounding for your career as a risk manager. If you choose this track, you will develop a slightly broader foundation in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, featuring 2 extra required courses.
- Asset Liability Management - Cases and Skills
- Financial Mathematics for Insurance
- Non-Life Insurance: Statistical Techniques and Data Analytics
- Principles of the Mathematics and Economics of Risk
- Risk Management for Insurers and Pensions
- Stochastic Calculus
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesMathematics Finance Actuarial Science View 20 other Masters in Actuarial Science in Netherlands
Meeting the entry requirements alone is not a guarantee for admission. Besides the entry requirements you need to meet the selection criteria. This means that your application will be compared with other applicants. The selection is based on your GPA, GRE (GMAT) score, and motivation letter.
We are looking for students who have academic potential to keep up with the high level and workload.
One of the criteria on which your application will be assessed is the Grade Point Average (GPA). We do not require a specific minimum GPA for this programme, but we will compare and assess the performance on all selection criteria to make an informed decision regarding placement into the programme.
- If you want to apply for this Master’s programme, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a field that ensures a high level of mathematical proficiency (e.g. Mathematics, Physics or Econometrics), particularly in the fields of calculus, linear algebra, statistics and probability. Additionally, you need to be familiar with the following topics: Linear regression models, Mathematical and empirical finance, Actuarial science, in particular risk theory and elementary life insurance
- In your application, you have to verify your English proficiency. You can do this by providing English proficiency test scores
- Verify your GRE scores
International16500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2314 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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