Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Statistics (M.Sc.)

Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Actuarial Science
Areas of Research:Actuarial Science; Biostatistics; Statistics
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and ActuariesActuaries


Our department's Master’s program encompasses three fields: Statistical Theory, Actuarial Science and Financial Modelling. Students in the Statistical Theory field will study probability, inference, statistical computing and data analysis in depth. Students in the Actuarial Science field will learn about survival analysis, risk, ruin, mortality and their connections with finance. Students in the Financial Modelling field will learn the theory and application of deterministic and stochastic models used in the banking industry.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission Requirements:
    ▪ Four year undergraduate degree from a recognized institution with sufficient background in Statistics, Actuarial Sciences and/or Financial Modelling.

    * 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 November 19, 2022