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Actuarial Practice

Macquarie University

24 months
39200 AUD/year
28800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Students of this Master of Actuarial Practice at Macquarie University specialise in applying mathematical, statistical and financial analysis to business, finance and insurance.  


Actuaries advise government, financial institutions and other organisations about financial management, risk management, product design and complex transactions. They are key to helping financial institutions and other businesses all over the world to prosper.

In this Master of Actuarial Practice at Macquarie University, you'll learn how to apply mathematical, statistical, economic and financial analysis to a range of practical problems in long-term risk management, finance and insurance.

Key features 

  • You'll complete part, or all, of the Part I and II professional qualifications of the Australian Actuaries Institute, subject to demonstrating superior academic performance in the relevant units.
  • You'll undertake a range of units in actuarial science, statistics, finance and economics.
  • You'll have the opportunity to complete a research project as well as a capstone unit.

Career Opportunities

  • Completion of this degree can lead to well paid and rewarding career opportunities in the insurance, financial services and banking industries, and in the quantitative modelling of consumer behaviour and data analytics.
  • The actuarial qualification has international recognition and many of our graduates work in international financial centres such as London, New York, Singapore and Shanghai.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Actuarial Control Cycle
  • Actuarial Modelling
  • Statistical Inference
  • Statistical Theory 
  • Mathematics of Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International - We recommend applying early for your course to ensure you have adequate time to arrange your student visa.


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


To apply for an undergraduate program, international students will need to have completed one or more of the following academic qualifications:

  • A recognised senior secondary school qualification or university entrance examination, such as the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) or other equivalent Australian or overseas high school qualification
  • A recognised university Foundation course
  • A recognised 2 or 3-year Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree
  • At least one year of a university degree from a recognised institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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