Actuarial Science at University College Cork provides a solid foundation in statistics, financial mathematics, economics and business finance. Upon completion of the course, your knowledge and skills could be applied to a range of industries in the financial services such as insurance, pensions, healthcare, banking, investment and risk assessment.
You will be equipped with mathematical and statistical knowledge and problem-solving skills to help businesses and institutions evaluate the long-term financial implications of the decisions they make. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a minor dissertation involving the study of a number of problems specific to the insurance and financial sector.
This is an exciting new course allowing you to kick-start your career in actuarial science. It has similar core principle coverage to UCC’s very successful undergraduate course, which, over the last number of years, has achieved close to 100% employment. Graduates of this course are expected to also have no difficulty in gaining employment.
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- Theory of Annuities-Certain for Actuarial Science
- Life Contingencies for Actuarial Science
- Computer Analytical Techniques for Actuarial Applications
- Application of Stochastic Methods in Actuarial Science
- Actuarial Business & Financial Reporting Methods
- Survival Methods for Actuarial Science
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesMathematics Statistics Actuarial Science View 20 other Masters in Mathematics in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Minimum 2H2 honours primary degree in engineering, finance, physical or mathematical sciences, or equivalent, or a degree with a strong numerate content (as determined by the course committee)
- You will have demonstrated by your performance in relevant modules that you have the numeracy skills required for this MSc degree course to the satisfaction of the course committee.
- Graduates with a BSc in Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Science (FMAS graduates) and BSc Risk and Actuarial Studies (RAS graduates) are not eligible to apply for this course.
- All candidates must ultimately be approved by the programme coordinator.
International18130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18130 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA8130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8130 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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