Master of Actuarial Science

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Program Overview

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.

Career Opportunities

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.


The curriculum covers actuarial mathematics as required for the following Society of Actuaries (SOA) professional exams:

  • P (Probability)
  • FM (Financial Mathematics)
  • LTAM (Long Term Actuarial Mathematics)
  • IFM (Investment and Financial Markets)
  • SRM (Statistics for Risk Modeling)*
  • STAM (Short Term Actuarial Mathematics)*
  • SOA VEE (Economics, Accounting & Finance)*

*Partial preparation for the SOA examination



*Partial preparation for the SOA "C" exam

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