Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science

As a graduate of the Master's program in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science, you have excellent career perspectives. Banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, pension funds and governments nowadays are using a large array of advanced models for various business tasks, ranging from price setting to risk management and policy advice. In order to remain competitive, these institutions need a continuous inflow of highly qualified specialists. Some of our students choose to follow a prestigious PhD program.

Recent placements include:

  • Analyst at companies such as Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, Accenture AEGON
  • (Junior) Consultant at companies such as ORTEC Finance, PwC & ABN AMRO
  • (Junior) Risk Manager at KMPG & Nationale Nederlanden
  • (Junior) Actuary at ING & ASR
  • Senior Strategic Asset Allocation Analyst at Bank of Lithuania
  • Insurance Risk Trainee at Delta Lloyd
  • Advisor European Actuarial Services at Ernst & Young (EY)
  • Analyst Mergers & Acquisitions at Rabobank Nederland
  • Portfolio Manager at SNS Reaal
  • Fixed Income and Derivatives Portfolio Manager at Syntrus Achmea

Alumni facts

  • Number of months until first paid job: 1.1
  • Finds a job within 3 months after graduation: 92%
  • Finds a job within 1 month after graduation: 76%
  •  The gross monthly income per month of graduates in the first year after graduation: €3.226

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 (based on an average of our three econometric Master’s programs combined: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science, and Business Analytics and Operations Research) | n=25

After your Master's

Support with your transition to the labor market
Working in the Netherlands after graduation
Extend your master
Become a fully qualified actuary

Interested in the MSc Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application