About this course
The MSc in Actuarial Science covers a broader scope in research areas of actuarial and mathematical sciences, embedding the most urgent and current issues facing the actuarial and financial world.
The MSc in Actuarial Science programme empowers students with a competitive edge in research through in-depth training mediated by experts. As a postgraduate student, you will be integrated as members of our research groups at Sunway University with various opportunities to participate in research alongside supervisors through seminars, workshops, laboratory and field work.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Analysis or related area with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent.
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to case basis.
English Language Requirements:
- IELTS 6.0;
- TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (internet-based);
- PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
- Cambridge English (First) 75+
- Cambridge English (Advanced) Minimum 67
The MSc in Actuarial Science (by Research) consists of two taught modules and one thesis. You will be required to complete two taught modules, namely Research Methodology and Directed Readings, before they proceed to writing the thesis. By undergoing these two modules, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct research successfully towards the Master’s degree.