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University of New South Wales - UNSW
Bachelor of Actuarial Studies
University of New South Wales - UNSW
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What will I learn?

Challenge yourself with a degree in actuarial studies, economics, finance and mathematics. You’ll be ready for any financial services or insurance role. Why choose this bachelor degree? Challenging and highly rewarding degree for those wanting to enter the financial services, insurance or superannuation industry in a quantitative role Develop the technical and specialist skills needed to pursue the role of an actuarial analyst Internationally recognised degree that is well-regarded by industry Additional major: Expand your expertise and career options by studying a second major, such as Accounting, Business Economics, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Mathematics or Statistics Who is this degree for? You’re a high-achieving student looking for a foundation to enter the actuarial profession You have a passion for mathematics, and like to analyse data to solve business and financial problems The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies is a 3 year degree program consisting of 24 courses (144 UOC). The program includes: 12 core courses Three level 3 Actuarial Studies electives One UNSW Business School elective Free electives* General education courses (choose from other faculties) * You can use these to complete a second major (from approved areas of study). Some majors will require additional study above the minimum 144 UOC. Job and career prospects Actuaries evaluate and manage risk, by applying mathematical, statistical, and financial analyses across a wide range of industries, including insurance, superannuation, wealth management, banking and finance. Graduate roles may include: Actuarial analyst Business consultant Investment banker Asset management trainee Credit analyst Insurance analyst Risk assessment officer Superannuation advisor Wealth management analyst

Which department am I in?

UNSW Business School



Study options
Duration: 3 Years
Fee: AUD 44100 per year
*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution
Start date: 16 September 2019, 17 February 2020, 1 June 2020
Venue: University of New South Wales - UNSW Kensington Campus High Street , Kensington , UNSW SYDNEY , New South Wales , 2052 , SYDNEY , Australia
Entry requirements

Applicants should have a high school qualifications, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognised prior study or university transfer. English Language requirements: IELTS Academic version only: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest) TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking) TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT): 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE) Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest) UNSW Institute of Languages University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component. Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest) Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest)