Master's Thesis Actuarial Studies

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM871A20
Vaknaam Master's Thesis Actuarial Studies
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II (en semester I)
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Master's Thesis Actuarial Studies
Leerdoelen Educational goals

Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Develop and motivate one or more questions or hypotheses for research on the basis of a given research topic
2. Find and critically evaluate and analyse the relevant literature
3. Reformulate the research problem within a mathematical or econometric model
4. Apply and develop the appropriate mathematical methods to the reformulated problem
5. Analyze the outcomes of these methods within the model
6. Critically discuss the applicability and validity of the results in relation to the original problem
7. Assess the applicability of the outcomes to related problems
8. Effectively communicate the results of the thesis in written and oral form
Omschrijving The student writes a scientific report on an individual supervised research project, to show his or her ability to operate as an academic.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm afstudeeropdracht
(Individual feedback sessions)
Toetsvorm presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen
(written thesis and oral presentation)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. C. Praagman
Docent(en) prof. dr. R.H. Koning ,dr. C. Praagman
Entreevoorwaarden At least 20 EC of the master program completed. For further information on the period and requirements see the Nestor community EOR(AS).
Opmerkingen This course is offered in both semester I and semester II.
The quality of the oral presentation can have a marginal effect on the final grade. The process of realization of the thesis plays an important role in the determination of the grade.

Info: Dr Kees Praagman, phone: +3150 363 7076, e-mail:
Secr: Martine Geerlings-Koolman, phone: +3150 363 7018, e-mail:
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Econometrics, Operations Research & Actuarial Studies/EORAS  ( Actuarial Studies) 1 semester II verplicht