M.Sc. in Actuarial Science

Campus
UNIVERSITÉ PRIVÉE SOUMARE
Level
Graduate
Semester
S1, S2, S3, S4
Credits
120 credits CECT
Method
In Class & Online

M.Sc. in Actuarial Science

This program trains senior actuaries/analysts and highly skilled team managers in the fields of insurance and finance.

M 1 – Actuarial Science (60 CECT credits)

  1. ECO 401- Microeconomics (6 credits, 150h)
  2. ECO 402- Macroeconomics (6 credits, 150h)
  3. MQT 401- Quantitative Methods (6 credits, 150h)
  4. ECO 403- Applied Econometrics (6 credits, 150h)
  5. MAT 401- Operational Research (6 credits, 150h)
  6. ACT 401- Risk and Insurance Theory (2 credits, 100h)
  7. INF 401- Computer Programming (6 credits, 150h)
  8. FIN 401- Advanced Financial Mathematics (4 credits, 100h)
  9. ACT 501- Asset-Liability Management (6 credits, 150h)
  10. ACT 502- Pension and Social Security Plans (6 credits, 150h)
  11. AUT 401- Business English (2 credits, 50h)
  12. AUT 402- Preparation for Professional Certifications (2 credits, 50h)

M 2 - Actuariat (60 CECT credits)

  1. FIN 504 - Financial Risk Management (6 credits, 150h)
  2. ACT 503- Life Insurance Mathematics and Pricing (6 credits, 150h)
  3. ACT 504- P&C Mathematics and Pricing (6 credits, 150h)
  4. ECO 504- Financial Econometrics (6 credits, 150h)
  5. ACT 505- Laboratory in Actuarial Science (4 credits, 100h)
  6. AUT 501- Report Writing Techniques (2 credits, 50h)
  7. ACT 510- Research Project & Internship in Actuarial Science (30 credits, 750h)

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field or the equivalent
  • Have a GPA of at least 12/20 at the bachelor level

Jobs opportunities

  • Actuarial
  • Life Insurance
  • P&C Insurance
  • Social Security
  • Pension Funds
  • Health Insurance
  • Modelling and Risk Management
  • Asset-Liability Management
  • Quantitative Finance (Quant)
  • Etc.