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Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science


Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science is a master program in English at Tilburg University.
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.

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. Delve into the 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.

Location: Tilburg, the Netherlands

Duration: 1 year

Main Subjects: Financial Models, Empirical Finance, Asset Liability Management

Possible careers: at banks, insurance companies, pension funds, consultancy agencies, trading firms, corporate treasuries and risk control departments, regulatory institutions and government bodies

Admission requirements:
• Bachelor in Econometrics degree or similar discipline from a university recognized by the Admissions Board
• Legalized translation of the diploma (if not in English)
• GRE General Test with above 75%
• TOEFL with minimum 90 score or IELTS with minimum 6.5 or CAE or CPE
• Motivation letter
• CV

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