Actuaries make recommendations and decisions that have an impact on people’s lives. You could work on investment programmes in the private or public sectors, design life insurance products, manage pension schemes, or advise government on retirement, education, and health planning.
During your studies at Victoria University of Wellington's Actuarial Science programme, you will hone your professional skills and develop practical competence in problem-solving, negotiating, and influencing.
- Actuarial Control Cycle
- Data Science for Actuaries
- Derivative Securities
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEconomics Finance Actuarial Science View 37 other Masters in Economics in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelor's degree with a major in Actuarial Science, Finance, Statistics, or a related field, with at least a B+ grade average. This may be waived by the associate dean (students) of the Wellington School of Business and Government for a candidate who has extensive practical, professional, or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind.
- To be accepted by the programme director as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of stud
International41065 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 41065 USD per year during 12 months.
National10351 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10351 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Wellington
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.