University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Actuarial Science (MAcSc)

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Mathematics and Statistics
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Actuarial Science
Description:This exciting course-based graduate program, offered by the Faculty of Science, gives students an opportunity to enhance their understanding and skills in the discipline of actuarial sciences. Over 16 consecutive months, students complete Master's level course work in industry relevant areas, such as derivatives markets, life contingencies, micro- and macro-economics.

As a professional graduate program, alumni of the M.Act.Sc program are well prepared for careers in insurance, financial analysis, pensions, and healthcare industries. Graduates can also participate in the regular offerings of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) exams offered on-site.

URL:Actuarial Science (MAcSc) at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $26,350

Cost per year represents tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and ActuariesActuaries

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants are required to have demonstrated English proficiency (IELTS 6.5+)(or approved equivalent). English Language programming is available for applicants who do not meet the programs language proficiency requirements. Conditional offers requiring language training will be issued for all academically qualified candidates. Candidates must successfully complete language training programming stipulated within their letter of admission prior to starting their graduate program.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have: a four-year Bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, approved by the University of Windsor, in a calculus-based quantitative discipline, such as engineering, physics, chemistry, or business; a 70%+ cumulative average or 77%+ average in the last 2-years of full-time studies (when converted to Ontario equivalent); completion of undergraduate courses in calculus, statistics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics1; a statement of interest (max 2 pages); a Curriculum vitae (max 2 pages); and 2 Letters of Reference.

* 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 October 30, 2017