Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.15 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 15.2 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 1, 2025
201–250 place StudyQA ranking:2374 Duration:12 months

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The Master's program in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science takes the critical field of risk management as its central theme, examined through the lens of quantitative models. Taught by the leading international academics of Tilburg University, content reflects the forefront of world developments in which: *Investors weigh risks against returns; *insurers limit their risks by calculating the appropriate premiums; *option traders balance their books by calculating the sensitivities of their positions with respect to the relevant risk factors. Delve into these challenging worlds of continuous time finance, empirical applications, and the actuarial sciences of risk theory and asset liability management - giving you a tool-kit of highly practical skills you can apply throughout your entire financial career. This program is one of the programs with the best career prospects. Graduates find work easily, often before graduation, and they earn above average. Rankings # 1 in the Netherlands and #10 in Europe in Economics & Econometrics - QS World University Rankings #1 in the Netherlands - Keuzegids Masters Best Specialist University in the Netherlands - Elsevier Best Studies

Instruction modes

case study, literature study, oral presentation, computer exercise, research, research project, tutorial, lecture, group assignment, individual assignment, self study, seminar

Accreditation: AACSB, NVAO

Erasmus Mundus program: This is an Erasmus Mundus program.

Admission requirements

Proficiency in English is required. Students who obtained their Bachelor's degree in the Netherlands, native English speakers and applicants with a Bachelor's degree from a programme entirely in English are admitted without an English proficiency test.

Other requirements

  1. taaltoets cijfer Proficiency in English is required. Students who obtained their Bachelor's degree in the Netherlands, native English speakers and applicants with a Bachelor's degree from a programme entirely in English are admitted without an English proficiency test.
  2. vooropleiding (ISPAC: vereiste vooropleiding) - University Bachelor's degree in a relevant field in Economics, Quantitative Finance
  3. ingangstoets GRE. Students getting accepted generally score on the 75th percentile on the GRE general test.

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