Executive Masters in Actuaria Science

Department of Mathematics 

Programme Category    Postgraduate
Programme Objectives
  • The programme applies mathematical and statistical methods to finance and insurance, particularly to assessment of risks. It is designed to embrace the more sophisticated mathematical modeling in finance. It also focus on industries, financial institutions, insurance and health sectors with emphasis on the theory underlining actuarial science procedures, practices and trends. Specifically, the course is designed to;
  • Educating intending students in the theory and practices of actuarial science;
  • Providing middle and senior managers an opportunity to acquire education in actuarial science;
  • Develop the potentials and increase proficiency of students in modern actuarial science;
  • Complement government’s efforts on training and manpower development, research and development in lifting up productivity to the economy of the country
  • Develop high-level manpower in the insurance, stock market and financial sector of the economy
  • Develop the students to such a level that will enable them to obtain maximum exemptions from the courses examined by various international professional actuarial bodies.
Admission Requirements
  • A candidate with a minimum of second class lower degree in Statistics or cognate subject area from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. A graduate of any other approved University with a minimum of second class lower degree and a person who holds an approved qualification in Sciences, Social Sciences or any professional certification, e.g. Associate Member of Society of Actuaries (SOA), Associate member of Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) etc. adjudged to be equivalent to a first degree with mathematical background.
  • candidates must also meet the screening requirements of the Postgraduate College of Obafemi Awolowo University
The Degree to be offered
Master of Actuaria Science (M.ASc)
Benefits of the Programme
It will provide training for graduates and produce professional financial and economic analysts in Insurance companies, Stock markets, banking and financial sectors, Government agencies and parastatals, educational sector etc.
Duration
a) 4 semesters (contact periods).
Mode of Study
Face-to-face Weekend Lectures
How to Apply
Application are made online, click here to review the steps involved when applying.
Fees
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