MSc in Actuarial Science and Insurance Analytics Sample Class

Master of Science in Actuarial Science and Insurance Analytics (MSc in ASI) programme equips students with versatile skills applicable to various actuarial or analytical roles in insurance companies, banks, consulting and accounting firms, financial institutions, InsurTech startups, and regulatory bodies.

To provide prospective students with a deeper understanding of the actuarial field, our programme is delighted to offer a sample class. Renowned professors with extensive teaching experience in actuarial science and insurance will share the latest industry trends with you.

Experience firsthand what it’s like to be a student in the MSc in ASI programme by attending one of our virtual sample classes, which are based on real courses taught at CUHK Business School!

Topic: Modern Portfolio Theory and Its Applications(現代投資組合理論及其應用)
Date: 15 December, 2023 (Friday)
Time: 4:30 pm -5:30 pm
Venue: Online via ZOOM
Language: English
Guest Instructor: Prof. Johnny Li
Host: Prof. Andrew Ng

The purpose of this sample class is to provide prospective students with an understanding of the typical execution of a course within the ASI programme. The sample class is derived from the course “Modern Portfolio Theory and Its Applications,” which aims to educate students on how rational investors can construct their investment portfolios. Through the utilisation of mathematics, probability, and statistics, the class will explore the optimal allocation of investment among numerous potential opportunities, assuming assets are accurately priced. Additionally, students will study different measures of investment risk and examine the application of modern portfolio theory in actuarial work.


  • The sample class is a live webinar session, and no playback will be available.
  • Kindly fill in the registration form with accurate information. Upon successful registration, applicants will receive a confirmation email.
  • The Zoom link will be sent to the email address provided during registration no later than 12 hours before the webinar.
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Admissions for 2024 intake is now open!

Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Early submissions are recommended. Start your application journey and you will be invited for an admission interview!

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