24 months
50155 AUD/year
35760 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Actuarial Studies (Extension) from University of New South Wales will broaden your expertise, expanding your career opportunities. Apply advanced analytical techniques to evaluate risks and opportunities for businesses, governments, not for profit organisations and individuals make critical decisions. 


Actuarial Studies (Extension) from University of New South Wales  equips you with the data analytics and quantitative risk management training for success in an actuarial career, or a career in finance. You’ll learn to apply advanced analytical techniques, deliver highly valued data analytics, and actionable insights. You’ll also develop a specialist quantitative skill set in actuarial models, financial mathematics, probability, machine learning / artificial intelligence analytics, and commerce.


  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Asset Management Trainee
  • Business Consultant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Insurance Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Management Consultant
  • Risk Assessment Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Statistics for Actuaries
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Finance and Financial Reporting for Actuaries
  • Statistical Machine Learning for Risk and Actuarial Applications
  • Data Visualisation and Communication
  • Business Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. 


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code 068778K
  • To be eligible for this program, you must have a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a substantial component of mathematics, statistics, econometrics or actuarial studies, with a credit average, as determined by the UNSW Business School. 
  • Applicants are expected to have a mathematics background equivalent to a full year of calculus and linear algebra at first-year university undergraduate level.
  • Entries are also open to students with background in related disciplines including financial engineering, data science, data engineering, physics, engineering, any related quantitative field.
  • English language requirements​

Tuition Fee

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    50155 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 50155 AUD per year during 24 months.
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    35760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35760 AUD per year during 24 months.


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