The Best ADP Actuarial Science Degree Transfer to Top Ranked University of Waterloo, Canada at HELP University
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HELP University and the University of Waterloo, Canada, is offering an Actuarial Science Credit Transfer Program into the University of Waterloo’s Co-operative (Co-op) education system, which allows students to earn academic credits for their work employment whilst studying, not to mention a good salary!
Graduates of the University of Waterloo are eligible to stay in Canada for THREE YEARS FULL-TIME employment upon completion of their degree studies.
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Actuarial Science American Degree Program (ADP) Transfer to University of Waterloo, Canada at HELP University
HELP University is offering students the opportunity to complete one or two years of their studies at the American Degree Program Department before transferring to the University of Waterloo, which is located in Ontario, Canada.
Pathway to Waterloo to their Faculty of Mathematics and David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science and their Co-Op Program
The regular program will take 4 years to complete assuming 2 terms are completed each year and 5 courses are taken each term. 1 year consists of 3 terms.
The Co-op program is identical to regular studies academically, however, work terms increases the length of program to 4 years 8 months.
Students who are interested in pursuing the regular pathway complete two years at the ADP Department, HELP University before transferring to the University of Waterloo for the final two years.
Students who are interested in pursuing the co-op pathway, complete one year at the ADP Department before transferring to the University of Waterloo for the remaining 3 years studies, and 8 months co-op.
- Students must complete at least ONE full year at HELP University prior to attending the University of Waterloo.
- Admissions for regular studies, students must attain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 and a GPA of at least 3.7 in their mathematics courses
- Admissions for co-op studies, students must attain a GPA of at least 3.7 and a GPA of at least 3.7 in their mathematics courses.
University of Waterloo partnership with HELP University
The University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics has the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world.With more than 6,835 students, 200 full-time professors, and 500 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation.
Waterloo is home to the largest co-op education system in the world. We have 3500 employers worldwide hiring our students for employment directly related to their field of study. Faculty of Math students earn on
average between $52,000Cdn and $83,000Cdn during a possible six 4-month work terms.
Over 25% of Waterloo’s undergraduate students in the Faculty of Mathematics are international students – they have over 1650 international students from 96 different countries in the Faculty of Mathematics alone!
University of Waterloo graduates are in demand. More than 26,000 University of Waterloo BMath and BCS graduates are working today in 97 countries worldwide. Graduates of UW are eligible to stay in Canada for three years of full-time employment upon completion of degree studies. 30% of Waterloo’s graduates will pursue post-graduate studies or obtain other degrees or designations.
Subjects Taken at HELP University
- MA123 Calculus I
- MA124 Calculus II
- MA125 Statistics
- MA220 Introduction to Linear Algebra
- MA240 Differential Equations
- MA250 Probability
- AC201 Accounting I
- AC202 Accounting II
- EC101 Introductory Microeconomics
- EC102 Introductory Macroeconomics
- Free Elective I
- Free Elective II
Admission to the University of Waterloo, Canada
Admissions consideration for full-time regular studies in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo (UW) will be given to current HELP University students with a grade point average of at least 3.0 and a grade point average of at least 3.7 in their math courses.
Admission consideration for full-time co-op studies requires students to have a grade point average of 3.7 and a grade point average of 3.7 in their math courses. Limited enrollment programs may have additional requirements.
English Language Requirements
You are required to provide an English proficiency test score if your first language is not English and your 4 most recent years of full-time education have NOT been in an English-language school system.
Cost of studying in the University of Waterloo, Canada
Estimate for one year (two academic terms) in Canadian dollars
- $23,000 Tuition and incidental fees (including health insurance)
- $8,000 On-campus residence (including meal plan)
- $2,000 Textbooks and supplies
- $2,500 Misc. expenses and other costs
- Estimated total cost for two terms: $35,500
About the University of Waterloo, Canada
This 53-year-old university inhabits a neighbourhood known as the “Silicon Valley of the North”. The first North American university to create a Faculty of Mathematics, it comprises 2,250 staff responsible for around 28,000 students.
Located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 404 hectares (1,000 acres) of land in Uptown Waterloo, adjacent to Waterloo Park. Waterloo is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.
- In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013, the University of Waterloo is ranked in the Top 226-250 universities in the world.
- The university is also ranked 151-200th in the 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities, and 180th in the 2013 QS World University Rankings.
- The US News ranks Waterloo, 191st overall.
For 21 years in a row, Waterloo has been named the most innovative university in the Maclean’s reputational survey of Canadian universities.
In terms of national rankings, Maclean’s ranked Waterloo 3rd in their 2011
comprehensive university rankings. In an employability survey published by the New York Times in October 2011, when CEOs and chairmans were asked to select the top universities which they recruited from, Waterloo placed 106th in the world, and sixth in Canada.
Several of Waterloo’s programs have also gained recognition nationally and internationally. In the field of statistics and operational research, the university was ranked 32nd in the world, and first in the country by the QS World University Rankings. The same rankings had also placed the university 29th in the world, and second in Canada in the field of mathematics.
Waterloo has been ranked Canada’s #1 comprehensive research university in the annual Canada Top 50 Research Universities survey. This means that Waterloo is one of the best places in the country for learning about leading-edge discoveries directly from the people who are making them – your professors.
In the The Globe and Mail‘s 2013 survey, current Waterloo students
- Rank us #1 for career preparation among Canada’s large universities
- Gave Waterloo a grade of A+ for reputation among employers
- Gave Waterloo a grade of A for co-op/internships
- Gave Waterloo a grade of A- for information technology
- Gave Waterloo a grade of A- quality of teaching and learning
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo
The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is among the top academic units for statistical and actuarial science in the world and is home to more than 40 research active full-time faculty working in diverse and exciting areas.
They offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programs in Statistics & Actuarial Science and numerous joint programs with other departments.
The Department offers a vibrant research environment for a wide range of areas including foundations of statistics, analysis of longitudinal and life history data, computational inference, finance, risk management, ruin theory, survey methods, industrial statistics, and interdisciplinary collaborative work.
The Department benefits from close relationships with several research groups on campus including WATRISQ, the Business and Industrial Research Group, the PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact, the Centre for Computational Mathematics in Industry and Commerce, the Survey Research Centre, and many others.
The Statistics and Actuarial Science department is one of the largest in North America with over 40 faculty, 900 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students in programs including Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, and Statistics-Computing.
For the pathway after the degree to become a professional actuaries via Society of Actuaries, please go to this link http://www.soa.org/Education/Pathway/Membership.aspx