Concordia University

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Actuarial Mathematics (BA, BSc)

Concordia University

Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Actuarial Science
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,825
National: $14,200
International: $32,525
Careers:Insurance Adjustors and Claims ExaminersMathematicians, Statisticians and ActuariesActuaries

Description:

Actuaries use their mathematical and statistical wizardry to solve problems involving risk and uncertainty. This degree prepares you for actuarial work in insurance, with pension consulting firms, investment banks and in other areas of the financial sector.

Students in the program:
  • Receive a thorough grounding in mathematics, statistics and probability
  • Learn models to analyze and solve financial problems involving uncertainty
  • Learn about computer science, accounting, finance and economics
  • Take a broad approach to actuarial problem-solving by taking social sciences and humanities courses



Our programs are provisionally accredited by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA). Grads gain exemptions from four of the preliminary professional exams of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. Concordia University is designated as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
BSc

Cegep applicants: 28 overall, 30 math and science
  • Natural Science DEC
  • or DEC intégré en sciences, lettres et arts
  • or: Linear Algebra; Calculus 1 & 2; Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism; Waves, Optics and Modern Physics; General Chemistry; Chemistry of Solutions and General Biology



High School: A- overall, A- math and science
  • One math from Pre-Calculus, Calculus, or equivalent
  • Two sciences (from Biology, Chemistry or Physics)




BA

Cegep applicants: 28 overall, 30 math
  • Linear Algebra; Calculus 1 & 2

High School: A- overall, A- math
  • One math from Pre-Calculus, Calculus, or equivalent


See the program page on our website for more details on admissions requirements, including requirements for International Baccalaureate, Baccalauréat français, GCE, or university transfer applicants.

* 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.

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