Actuaries play a vital role in strategic planning and financial management in the financial services, insurance and superannuation industries. This degree challenges the mathematically minded to find patterns and trends where others see only a mass of data. Studies in mathematics, statistics, accounting, economics, finance, demographics, analytics and modelling provide you with a solid foundation to enter the actuarial profession.
Expand your expertise and career options by studying a second major, such as Accounting, Actuarial Risk Management and Analytics, Business Economics, Business Strategy and Economic Management, Business Law, Finance, Financial Economics, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Real Estate Studies, Taxation. Approved majors from other faculties include Mathematics, Quantitative Data Science and Statistics.
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. This is an internationally recognised degree that is well regarded by industry.
Who should choose this degree?
Students with a passion for mathematics, who like to analyse data to solve business and financial problems.
- Actuarial Risk Management and Analytics
- Business Economics
- Business Strategy and Economic Management
- Business Law
- Financial Economics
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems
- International Business
- Real Estate Studies
- Quantitative Data Science
Degree StructureDegree Handbook
- Actuarial/insurance/wealth management/credit/forecasting
- Asset management trainee
- Business consultant
- Investment banker
- Risk assessment officer
- Statistical research analyst
- Superannuation adviser
- Data analyst
Accreditation / Professional Recogntion
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