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Actuarial Science

Simon Fraser University

24 months
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3892 CAD/year
3892 CAD/year
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About

Actuarial Science offered by Simon Fraser University offers exposure to a range of advanced actuarial topics and techniques. 

Overview

The program from Simon Fraser University, combines training in fundamental statistical methods and their applications in actuarial science, a project in the application or development of actuarial methodology, and the possibility of gaining work experience and course credit through the co-operative education program. 

Our faculty members in Actuarial Science produce internationally recognized research. For example, according to the actuarial research ranking system developed by the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, SFU currently is ranked in second place in North America and in fourth place worldwide in the category of "Non-Business School Actuarial Science Rankings" for four leading actuarial journals. As a graduate student, you will have the opportunity to be mentored by these talented individuals.

Career

The M.Sc. program prepares students for careers as actuaries in industry, government, consulting, and research organizations. In addition, graduates have the foundational training to continue on to Ph.D. studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Theory 
  • Linear Models and Applications
  • Generalized Linear Models and Discrete Data Analysis
  • Modern Methods in Applied Statistics
  • Applications of Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Consulting 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

By early January, students apply for admission in the following September.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
  • submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
  • proof of English Language proficiency
  • In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3892 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3892 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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