Should a heavy smoker pay more for health insurance than a non-smoker? What about people with genetic diseases – should they pay more? Actuaries estimate complex financial risks regarding financial and economic crises, fire or earthquake damage, population ageing, mortality etc. So, are you good with figures and complex issues? If so, Actuarial Science is definitely the programme for you, and Amsterdam is definitely the city for you!Actuarial Science at the University of Amsterdam: Is it for you?Mathematics is one of your favorite subjects. You study mathematics at the highest possible level and achieve good grades for it.You see yourself working as an actuary or risk manager for an insurance company, consultancy, pension fund or another financial or government institution.You have an affinity for numbers as well as the societal reality behind them, you are a good abstract thinker and you have strong analytical skills.You achieve high marks in English.You are capable of working independently: you know how to use a library. Initiative and inquisitiveness are also of great value.
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- Full Time
Secondary school diploma equivalent to the level and content of a Dutch VWO secondary school diploma and Mathematics proficiency.
Non-Eu students deadline: applying for a scholarship is 1 March.EU students deadline: applying for UvA - Housing is 1 April.
- 3 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning