Checking date: 09/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Study: Master in Actuarial and Financial Sciences (224)

Coordinating teacher: SAMARTIN SAENZ, MARGARITA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Professional Internship
ECTS Credits: 18.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Completion of the first semester of the first year of the Master in Actuarial Sciences and Finance. The practical work has to be previously approved by the academic tutor at the university.
Students develop skills in: Knowledge about the structure of a financial institution Study the real limits of insurance and financial companies when taking decisions Propose improvements in technical aspects of the company Acquire knowledge about the role of an actuary in financial institutions Acquire knowledge aobut the limits imposed by real markets, its frictions and limitations Be able to analyze existing insurance products as well as to propose new ones. Analysis of an insurance company as unit risk Be able to take decisions in adverse contexts
Skills and learning outcomes
Learning activities and methodology
Practical work with supervision: 500 hours. The student should present a memory of the work done with the following contents: a)Personal Information b) Place where the practical work will take place c) Period of the practical work d) Activities that were done during the period of the practical work e) Acquired knowledge f) Facilities found g) Difficulties found h) Overall assessment of the practical work
Assessment System
The final evaluation of the practical work is responsability of the academic tutor, who will receive from the company a written evaluation of the practical work done by the student. This report will be taken into account when setting the final grade.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.