Actuarial Studies, Master | University of New South Wales | Kensington, Australia
21 months
50120 AUD/year
35670 AUD/year
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The Actuarial Studies program from University of New South Wales suits those who have a strong background in actuarial studies, economics, mathematics or statistics. In this degree, you’ll develop the technical expertise needed to pursue the role of an actuarial analyst, as well as other roles in the broader financial services industry.  


You can also strengthen your actuarial training by including relevant postgraduate electives from the Business School in other disciplines such as data analytics, accounting or finance. Applicants are expected to have a mathematical background equivalent to a full year of calculus and linear algebra at first-year university undergraduate level, with a grade above credit.

Why choose this Actuarial Studies program from University of New South Wales? 

If you have an undergraduate degree in Actuarial Studies, this degree will allow you to fast-track your professional accreditation.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree is ideal for graduates seeking a career as an actuarial analyst or similar financial service roles.

Career opportunities

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Investment Banker
  • Credit Analyst
  • Insurance Analyst
  • Risk Assessment Officer
  • Superannuation Advisor
  • Wealth Management Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and Statistics for Actuaries
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Finance and Financial Reporting for Actuaries 
  • Business Economics
  • Stochastic Modelling for Actuaries
  • Actuarial Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 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.


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 051222G 

  • A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator; andA major (at least seven courses) in actuarial studies; or*A major (at least seven courses) in econometrics; or
  • A major (at least seven courses) in mathematics or statisticsRecognition of prior learning or professional recognitionUp to 4 courses credits (24 UOC) may be granted (towards the 4 core courses) based on your previous studies in actuarial studies (bachelor or higher).

Tuition Fee

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    35670 AUD/year
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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.

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