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Bachelor of Actuarial Studies

Bachelor of Actuarial Studies,

Length: 3 years full-time

ATAR 95 QLD 4 IB 37

CRICOS #: 028147F

UAC code: 134403 (B Actuarial Studies)

Semester intake: 1 or 2

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Why study Actuarial Studies at ANU

Are you a maths whiz who wants stimulating work, limitless potential and an ever growing salary? This is the esteemed degree that will make you a thought leader in financial fields. With an ANU Bachelor of Actuarial Studies you will excel your career literally anywhere in the world.

Risk is all around us - in investment markets, on the roads, from our health and the climate. This degree will teach you how to apply your mathematical talent in understanding, measuring and managing the risks.

Graduates will apply mathematical, statistical, financial, economic and other skills to untangle the most complex and difficult problems facing the commercial world.

Accreditation

The standard Bachelor of Actuarial Studies at ANU includes core technical subjects which meet Part I of the Actuaries Institute requirements. Part II can be satisfied through an additional Honours Year. Find out more about the ANU Actuaries Institute exemption policy.

Career options

There are many attractive career opportunities for fully qualified actuaries in Australia. Some of the job titles associated with actuarial studies are listed below:

Investment analyst

A financial expert trained to analyse the activities and future prospects and earnings of companies and securities for the purpose of investment.

Fund administrator/investment manager

A person employed by an organisation that specialises in the investment of a portfolio of securities on behalf of individuals and/or organisations subject to the guidelines and directions of the investor.

Liability manager

A professional person engaged by holders of liabilities, such as banks or industry superannuation funds, to advise on appropriate payment strategies and organisational structures to meet a stream of obligations.

Actuarial insurance broker

An independent agent who values life, fire, accident and other forms of insurance for a range of insurance companies.

Consultant

Offer their professional services for a fee, provide a wide range of services, including; advice on financial decisions, independent valuations, design of insurance funds, and future financial planning strategies.

Senior manager

In addition to the roles described above, many actuaries successfully move into high-level administrative and management positions. Their broad training reflects the strong interdisciplinary nature of the actuarial profession, which mixes the need for strong theoretical skills with the need for sound practical intuition.

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We offer a wide range of scholarships to future students to assist with the cost of their studies. There are also funding support opportunities offered by the Australian and overseas governments, and other industry partners and affiliates, that you can take advantage of.

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Our students widely report that one of the best things about studying at ANU is the on-campus experience. Our strong focus on residential living has helped build a vibrant and diverse community, where you can find like-minded peers and make lifelong friends.

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Length: 3 years full-time

ATAR 95 QLD 4 IB 37

CRICOS #: 028147F

UAC code: 134403 (B Actuarial Studies)

Semester intake: 1 or 2

Download program guide

Apply now

Updated:   23 February 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Dean, Business & Economics / Page Contact:  College Web Team