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Les universités canadiennes offrant des cours en actuariat

Calgary [en anglais seulement]

The University of Calgary offers a minor, major, and honours degree program in Actuarial Science. The required courses cover most of the material for the associateship examinations of the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society. A co-operative education degree program in Actuarial Science is also available, allowing students to supplement their classroom experience with 16 to 20 months of work terms in the actuarial industry. Students can combine an Actuarial program with a second degree program in commerce, economics, or statistics. Instruction in commerce is provided by the Faculty of Management, which also houses Canada’s first English university-level specialization and Chair in Insurance and Risk Management. Courses offered by the Insurance and Risk Management faculty cover many of the senior associateship and fellowship examination topics.

Dr. R.S. Ambagaspitiya, Dr. David P.M. Scollnik, Dr. Alex Badescu, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Tel. :(403) 220-5202
Fax : (403) 282-5150
Web site : http://www.math.ucalgary.ca/undergrad

Concordia [en anglais seulement]

The Mathematics and Statistics Department offers a BA and a BSc Specialization or Honour’s programs in Actuarial Mathematics, both in a regular or co/op format. The programs prepare students for the joint examinations of the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society, Courses 1 to 4. Gradute studies in Actuarial Mathematics at the Msc and PhD level are also offered.

Dr. Jose Garrido, Director, Actuarial Mathematics Program, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Concordia University

Tel. : (514) 848-3250
Fax : (514) 848-2831
Web site : http://www.mathstat.concordia.ca/

Laval

Un baccalauréat spécialisé en actuariat qui offre une formation dans 5 secteurs d’activité : les risques de personnes, les risques de dommages, les risques financiers, les risques collectifs et les régimes de retraite. Un programme alliant les aspects qualitatifs et quantitatifs de la pratique. La possibilité d’un stage de formation pratique en milieu de travail crédité et rémunéré à la fin de la 2e année. Une excellente préparation pour plusieurs des examens des associations professionnelles américaines que sont la Society of Actuaries et la Casualty Actuarial Society. Un diplôme dont la réputation dépasse nos frontières, avec des finissants œuvrant sur les 5 continents. Et de la formation continue pour les professionnels de l’entreprise.

M. Louis Adam, directeur du programme de baccalauréat en actuariat

Tél. : (418) 656-5309
Téléc. : (418) 656-7790
Courriel : ladam@act.ulaval.ca
Site Web : http://www.act.ulaval.ca

Manitoba

Les étudiants peuvent obtenir un baccalauréat spécialisé en science ou commerce, orientation actuariat, par le biais de trois programmes de baccalauréat. Tous les programmes exposent les étudiants aux mathématiques, à la statistique, à l'économie, à la finance, à la comptabilité et de nombreux cours en actuariat. Les diplômés sont en mesure de se présenter aux cinq premiers examens de la Society of Actuaries, ainsi qu'aux trois premiers cours de la validation par l'expérience en éducation (VEE).

Jeffrey Pai, Ph.D., Directeur, Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research

Tel. : (204) 474-7426
Fax : (204) 474-7545
Site Web : http://www.umanitoba.ca/management

Montréal

L’orientation actuariat du programme de B.Sc. spécialisé en mathématiques vise à donner une formation générale en mathématiques à l’étudiant et à le préparer aux examens de la Society of Actuaries et de la Casualty Actuarial Society. Des cours en démographie, sciences économiques, administration, droit des assurances et informatique compléteront sa formation. Une version de type coopératif avec 4 stages en milieu de travail est offerte.

Sabin Lessard, directeur, Département de mathématiques et de statistique

Tél. : (514) 343-6710
Téléc. : (514) 343-5700

Queen’s [en anglais seulement]

Students in any of the honors Bachelor Sciences programs in Mathematics and Statistics may take courses within these programs which will prepare them for most of the materials in the exams of the Society of Actuaries up to and including course 150. Some of these courses are specifically designed for actuarial studies, although there is no separate actuarial studies program.

Dr. Malcolm Griffin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Tel. : (613) 545-2438 or 545-2390
Fax : (613) 545-2964

Regina [en anglais seulement]

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the largest department in the Faculty of Science at the University of Regina and offers degrees in Mathematics and Statistics both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department is planning to offer a program in Actuarial Science starting September 2000. Interested students would begin this program in their first year (see program details following). We also offer courses online. The Department strives to make it possible for students to transfer in or out of the Actuarial Science Program in the first or second year. Successful students graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science. The Actuarial Science Program offered provides a strong statistical and mathematical background in preparation for (most of) the required associateship courses of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. The program allows for optional courses from other related disciplines, such as, administration, economics, computer science, mathematics and statistics.

Dr. S. Ejaz Ahmed, Professor & Head
Department Mathematics and Statistics
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Tel. : (306) 585-4148
Fax : (306) 585-4020
Web site : http://www.math.uregina.ca/

Simon Fraser University [en anglais seulement]

The Statistics and Actuarial Science Department at Simon Fraser University offers major and honours degrees in Actuarial Science. These programs include actuarial, mathematics, statistics, business and economics courses and prepare students to attempt the first four courses of the Society of Actuaries and part of the fifth and sixth courses. There is also a Certificate program in Actuarial Mathematics that is designed to assist graduates from non-actuarial fields.

Dr. Gary Parker, Actuarial Program Coordinator

Tel : (604) 291-4818
Fax : (604) 291-4368
Email : gparker@stat.sfu.ca
Website : www.stat.sfu.ca

Toronto [en anglais seulement]

Les étudiants qui s’inscrivent au programme spécialisé de quatre ans en science actuarielle sont préparés à écrire l’examen P (examen 1 de la CAS). D’ici la fin de leur deuxième année, les étudiants auront suivi des cours pour accumuler des crédits en vue de l’examen FM (examen 2 de la CAS). D’ici la fin de leur quatrième année, les étudiants auront suivi des cours pour accumuler des crédits en vue des examens MLC (examen 3L de la CAS), MFE (examen 3F de la CAS) et C (examen 4 de la CAS). De plus, certains cours inscrits au programme ont trait au contenu de certains examens spécialisés du Fellowship.

Mr. Samuel Broverman

Tel. : (416) 978-4453
Fax : (416) 978-5133
E-mail : sam@utstat.toronto.edu
Web site : http://www.utstat.toronto.edu

UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal)

Le baccalauréat en actuariat de l'Université du Québec à Montréal offre une formation reconnue comme Centre Actuariel d’Excellence (CAE) par la Society of Actuaries (SOA). L’UQAM est aussi membre du Programme d’Agrément Universitaire de l’Institut Canadien des Actuaires. Cette formation prépare notamment aux examens préliminaires de la SOA, et est axée autant sur les aspects professionnels de l’actuariat que ses fondements théoriques.

M. Frédéric Michaud, D.Sc., AICA, CFA
Directeur du programme de premier cycle en actuariat

Tél. : (514) 987-3000, poste 2867
Téléc. : (514) 987-8935
Courriel : michaud.frederic@uqam.ca
Site Web : http://www.math.uqam.ca/actuariat/

Waterloo [en anglais seulement]

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo is home to one of the largest and most highly renowned actuarial science groups in North America. The program for the B.Math. with Honours in Actuarial Science covers a wide range of courses, including full coverage of the material of the SoA/CAS Courses 1-4, partial coverage of SoA Courses 5, 6 and 8 and of CAS Course 5. Many students graduate with 4 SoA passes, some with more. With eight actuaries on the faculty the range of courses offered is broad and extends beyond the SoA and CAS syllabuses.

Candidates wishing to major in Actuarial Science should apply to the Honours Mathematics program in their first year. In second year students are invited to declare their major.

Many students combine Actuarial Science in a double honours program with Statistics. Minors in Computer Science are also common.

The University also offers M.Math and Ph.D. programs in Actuarial Science.

Dr. Mary Hardy, Undergraduate Advisor

Tel. :(519) 888-4492
Fax : (519) 746-1875
Web site : http://www.stats.uwaterloo.ca

Western Ontario [en anglais seulement]

We offer courses in Actuarial Sciences, Statistics, and Mathematics and Economics that cover the first four exams of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society, as well as some topics on later exams. We also offer an industry internship program and an exchange program with City University, London, U.K. Degrees offered are: Honours BSc. in Actuarial Science (AS) along with AS programs combined with Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and Economics. MSc. in Statistics with emphasis in AS.

Mr. Steve Kopp, FCIA, FSA

Tel. : (519) 661-2111, ext. 86288
Fax : (519) 661-3813
E-mail : kopp@stats.uwo.ca
Web site : http://www.stats.uwo.ca

York [en anglais seulement]

Actuarial studies at York University are conducted in the framework of the Mathematics for Commerce Program at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Three distinct routes to obtaining a Bachelor diploma currently exist with the Specialized Honours Degree being most comprehensive and preparing the students to write the P and FM exams at the end of their second year, the MLC and MFE exams at the end of their third year and the C exam at the end of their fourth (final) year. All the VEE requirements are also taught with the corresponding courses been approved by the SOA.

Dr. Edward Furman

Tel: (416) 736-5250 Ext 33768
Fax: (416) 736-5757
Email:actuary@mathstat.yorku.ca
Website: http://actsci.math.yorku.ca