Master in Actuarial Science

Full Time

Master in Actuarial Science

University of Basel
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    1st year fees
  • 120
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


Master in Actuarial Science is a 2 years Masters program taught at University of Basel, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master in Actuarial Science from University of Basel you are required to complete 120 credit hours. After completion of Master in Actuarial Science you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Actuarial Analyst, Actuarial Manager.

Actuarial Science as an interdisciplinary science analyzes issues of actuarial mathematics, risk analysis and financial theory. Mathematical models are applied to economic facts in order to recognize, assess and evaluate risks. The field and science are of exceptional economic and social importance and deal, among other things, with questions of the financing of social welfare or the solvency of the insurance industry. The Actuarial Science master’s course is aimed at people who want to deepen their mathematical interests in a practice-oriented manner and combine them with economic and social topics.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master in Actuarial Science at University of Basel for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Basel.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Basel as pre-requiste for admission in Master in Actuarial Science.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Admission to the Actuarial Science master’s program requires a bachelor’s degree amounting to 180 credits. Since this is a specialized master’s degree, proof of specific knowledge of mathematics, economics and / or law is required for admission. A bachelor's degree in mathematics, economics or computer science is particularly suitable as preparation for the Actuarial Science master’s program.

Courses Units

You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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The Actuarial Science course is a mono course.

Career Opportunities

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