Applications are invited for the above postgraduate degree program.

Course Structure:

The course consists of four semesters including course work and case studies. The course work will consist of modules covering all core technical units (CT1 – CT8), of the UK Actuaries examination. These will include rigorous course work and practicals with examinations held at the end of each of the four semesters. The lectures, will be conducted on weekday evenings and weekends. The medium of Instruction is English. Students will also have access to Faculty of Science library facilities.

The modules that will be covered are financial mathematics, finance and financial reporting, probability and mathematical statistics, models, contingencies, statistical methods, business economics, financial economics and research methods.

Eligibility and Admission Criteria:
A bachelor in Science degree (B.Sc.) of a recognized University
Any other equivalent qualification acceptable to the University of Colombo
Any other requirement stipulated in the program.

Note: A good knowledge of G.C.E. Advanced Level mathematics or equivalent will be required to follow this program.

Course Fee: 750,000/-

In addition, students are expected to pay registration fees, library fees and examination fees.

Application Procedure:

  • Download the application form here.
  • A non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1000/- should be credited to “University of Colombo, Account No. 314051600006”. Payments should only be made at People’s Bank branches island wide.
  • Duly completed application forms should be submitted to the following address on or before 30th September 2016.

Coordinator/ MSc in Actuarial Science,
Department of Statistics,
Faculty of Science,
University of Colombo, Colombo 3.

(Note: Application forms are also available at the Academic & Publications Branch of the University of Colombo on presenting the payment of the application fee.)

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