Muslim student studying actuarial science

Q: Can a Muslim student study actuarial science?

A: Actuarial science is not permissible as it entails work relating to insurance and insurance is not permissible due to the elements of interest and gambling being found in it.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)