2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master in Statistical, Financial and Actuarial Sciences

Degree programme

Programme type 2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8877
Degree Programme Class LM-83 - Actuarial, financial and economic statistics
Years in which the programme is being held Every year
Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
Place of teaching Rimini
Degree Programme Director Fedele Pasquale Greco
Language Italian

Programme profile

The 2nd cycle degree programmein Statistical Financial and Actuarial Sciences aims to ensure an in-depthquantitative background and practical skills to tackle key problems and analyserisks linked to financial and insurance activities and pension schemes, and fordata collection and statistical analysis supporting decisions in the businessfield, with particular reference to financial and insurance businesses.

The 2nd cycle degree programmein Statistical Financial and Actuarial Sciences aims to produce graduates ableto work at high levels in the field of quantitative analysis of financial andeconomic and social phenomena, in the technical design of pension funds, theevaluation of financial markets, insurance undertakings and pension funds.Graduates shall also be able to construct models to interpret phenomena in thetypical fields of application, identify and assess the importance of keyvariables and factors and assess the levels of risk linked to the proposedsolutions. Statistical Financial and Actuarial Sciences graduates completetheir studies with knowledge of the English language to level B2. Study mayinclude both the acquisition of the four linguistic skills (reading, writing,listening and dialogue) and compulsory attendance of lessons, in line with thecriteria specified by the study programme coherently with the instructions ofthe Academic Bodies.

Learning outcomes are achieved throughadvanced teaching methods combining theoretical studies in the fields ofmathematics, statistics and probability with more vocational aspects linked tothe management of financial risks, credit risks and insurance risks, and theprofession of actuary and pension fund experts. Moreover, the need to reconciletheoretical knowledge with practical studies aiming to meet the needs of thelabour market is assured by cooperation with an important insurance groupworking nationally and in Europe. Through this cooperation, course units inActuarial techniques (nonlife and life) are taught by a group of insuranceprofessionals.

Finally, the elective activities in theprogramme include an internship, and students are strongly recommended to usethis opportunity to put the knowledge they have gained into practice.

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Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato di ricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master universitario di secondo livello.

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