University of Waterloo

Actuarial Science

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Actuarial Science
Description:The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science offers courses and plans in Actuarial Science, which is the application of mathematics and statistics to financial problems with particular emphasis on life insurance, casualty insurance, and employee benefit programs. The courses offered provide theoretical preparation for the courses of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society, and include studies of such subject areas as Mathematics of Finance, Life Contingencies, Risk Theory, and Casualty Ratemaking.
URL:Actuarial Science at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,549
International: $30,511
Careers:Insurance Adjustors and Claims ExaminersMathematicians, Statisticians and ActuariesActuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Recommended course: Grade 11 U Introduction to Computer Science

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 03, 2017

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