Overview

Actuaries play a vital role in strategic planning and financial management in the financial services, insurance and superannuation industries. Broaden your career prospects by graduating with business degrees in Actuarial Studies and Commerce. This degree provides a solid foundation to enter the actuarial profession through studies in mathematics, statistics, accounting, economics, finance, demographics, analytics and modelling. You can also select up to two Commerce majors that will provide you with a fundamental understanding of general business principles and allow you to develop specialist knowledge in a business area of your choice.

Areas of study include accounting, business economics, business law, business strategy and economic management, finance, financial economics, human resource management, information systems, international business, management, marketing, real estate studies and taxation.

Program Code

3155

UAC Code

424350

CRICOS Code

080469M

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Why choose this degree?

There is strong demand for graduates in Actuarial Studies. Employers in the financial services industry, including banks, insurers and consultancies, value the rigorous quantitative risk analysis training involved in studying Actuarial Studies.

Who should choose this degree?

Those who want to develop a depth of knowledge across a wide range of business areas. This degree offers you the opportunity to specialise in a business area of your choice to increase your career opportunities and be competitive in the job market.

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Economic Management
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Taxation

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Accountant/auditor
  • Actuarial/insurance/wealth management/credit/forecasting/data analyst
  • Business consultant
  • Economist
  • Investment banker
  • Risk assessment officer
  • Statistical research analyst
  • Superannuation and/or tax adviser

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics Extension 2

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

97.50

2019 Guaranteed Entry

98.00

2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma

39

2018 QLD OP

2

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Annual Tuition Fee

$10,758*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 3.

* The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will pay depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment.

Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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