Actuarial and Financial Science

Curtin University

18 months
31500 AUD/year
27300 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Actuarial and Financial Science course from Curtin University you will learn how to help organisations plan for the future and protect themselves from losses. 


Actuaries and financial mathematicians apply mathematical models and numerical tools to practical applications, such as financial markets.

They gather statistical data on the financial decisions people make. This provides a critical insight for business and government, helping them to make more informed decisions - especially in uncertain economic climates.

On completion of this Actuarial and Financial Science course from Curtin University, your skills may be applied to insurance, pensions, healthcare, banking, business management and risk assessment. You may also play a role in determining company policy and explaining complex technical matters to company executives, government officials, shareholders, policyholders or the general public. 

Why study 

  • The demand for actuarial graduates in Perth is currently very strong
  • Graduates are actively assisted in gaining employment through our work experience program
  • Our master-level program can be used by graduates from other disciplines as a pathway to becoming an accredited actuary.

Career information

Graduates generally find employment with insurance companies, investment and superannuation funds, banks, stockbrokers and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics Masters Project 
  • Advanced Corporate Finance and Theory 
  • Investment Science 
  • Advanced Derivative Securities 
  • Stochastic Processes 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 054627G

  • To apply for a course at Curtin University, you will need to provide certified copies of your previous qualifications and English proficiency documents. Additional documentation may be required for particular courses or personal circumstances.

Certified copies of all your previous qualifications

  • Academic transcripts
  • Grading system descriptions
  • Award certificates

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    27300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27300 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.


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Actuarial and Financial Science
Curtin University