Director's message, JOÃO ANDRADE E SILVA - Master in Actuarial Science ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa
Portugal - Western Europe
Insurance, Risk & Actuarial Sciences

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa
Master in Actuarial Science

JOÃO ANDRADE E SILVA Associate Professor of ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa

Why Master in Actuarial Science @ISEG Lisbon?


01. Is one of the few non-British programmes fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) in the UK. The new IFoA curriculum has been adopted since school year 2018/2019. The Masters is also on the UCAP list of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) in the USA.

02. This programme provides in depth coverage of the most up-to-date actuarial knowledge and of the skills that actuaries are required to use. It offers a short route to becoming an actuary after the BSc.

03. The Masters in Actuarial Science at ISEG  is one of the 50 best Masters in Insurance according to the Eduniversal Best Masters ranking (is currently ranked 13).

04. ISEG has excellent modern facilities, including an extensive library, which is particularly complete in the field of Actuarial Science. Students have access to study rooms, accessible during prolonged hours.

05. ISEG has a group of lecturers whose achievements in international research are on a par with the best international schools of Actuarial Science. Some of them are practitioner actuaries. Our academic staff is dedicated and always willing to support and advise students.

06. This programme offers many internship opportunities, which is an advantage when students apply for jobs.

07. As success in the professional world is not just about passing exams and gaining exemptions, ISEG helps students to gain other skills. Research seminars, seminars with speakers from industry, organized by the ISEG Actuarial Science Club, a career development programme, and a career development team, which provides counselling service, are also at students’ disposal.

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