Insurance Mathematics (Actuarial) - Masters

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen SU berettiget Masters 2 year Bachelor University of Copenhagen
City Copenhagen
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Masters
Duration 2 year
Admission Requirements Bachelor
Education Institution University of Copenhagen
Insurance Mathematics (Actuarial)

On the MSc in Actuarial Mathematics, you concentrate really in the disciplines of probability, insurance mathematics and financial theory. There are some mandatory elements that you must follow, but a significant portion of the 2 year consists of elective subjects so that you can shape your own individual academic profile. You finish writing a thesis and it is recommended that you choose an insurance company to work with.

As there are more and more unexpected situations, such as storms and floods in Denmark requires more and more insurance companies to make calculations that can show the likelihood of this and calculate people's insurance premium.

Therefore, it is very relevant to the future, how insurance companies will set up their calculations.

As a graduate of Insurance Mathematics can also go independent and act as a consultant for a customer group.

Job Opportunities

There is great demand for actuaries, and almost no unemployment. The program is aimed at insurance world, and the graduates are employed primarily in insurance companies, pension funds, banks and consulting firms.