Insurance Mathematics, Degree Project, 30 ECTS

Second level

Facts

Study pace 100%
Study time Daytime
Study form Normal
Language Swedish
Special eligibility requirements
Bachelor's degree and knowledge equivalent to 30 ECTS credits in actuarial mathematics at advanced level, including Life insurance mathematics II, 7.5 credits, Non-life insurance pricing, 7.5 credits and Risk models and claims reserving in non-life insurance, 7.5 credits, or equivalent. English B/6 or equivalent.

Description

The content of the course is decided by the supervisor after consultation with the student.The course consists mainly of an independant work. The work is to be presented in an individually written report and at a seminar.

Area of interests: Information only in Swedish

Information only in Swedish

Subject

Mathematical Statistics

Mathematical statistics is the subject within applied mathematics that describes and analyses random events.

The foundation is the mathematical probability theory, which goes back to the 17th century, but has in its modern form developed mostly during the 20th century. Probability theory is also the foundation of statistical theory on how to draw conclusions from data with random features. The rise of computer technology has also significantly contributed to broadening the field of applications within mathematical statistics. Today is mathematical statistics one of the most powerful tools in applied mathematics.

Examples that apply mathematical statistics to a large extent are the insurance and finance sectors, biological and medical research (biostatistics) and industrial applications like telecommunications and quality control.

The department cooperates closely both in research and teaching with the pharmaceutical industry, medical institutions and banking and insurance companies. Depending on direction of studies, a student with an exam in mathematical statistics has a good chance to get employment in these sectors.

Mathematical statistics can be studied in elective courses, as a major in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or as a complementary subject. Courses cover both theory and applications in various areas. Mathematical statistics is included in the Bachelor’s programmes in Mathematics, Biomathematics and Mathematics and Economics and a major in the Master’s programmes in Mathematical statistics, Biostatistics, Finance mathematics and Finance and Actuarial science.

Mathematical Statistics

Course events

Autumn 2017

Study pace 100 %
Study time Daytime
Study form Normal
Language Swedish.

Selection: Grades of academic courses and the relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme

Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester

Location: Stockholm

Tuition fee

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
First instalment: 70000 SEK
Total course/programme fee: 70000 SEK

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland

Spring 2018

Study pace 100 %
Study time Daytime
Study form Normal
Language Swedish.

Selection: Grades of academic courses and the relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme

Start period: Period 1 - starts during the first half of the semester

Location: Stockholm

Tuition fee

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
First instalment: 70000 SEK
Total course/programme fee: 70000 SEK

Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland