Bachelor of Actuarial Science

If you’re big on numbers and the role they play in our day-to-day lives, actuary science can help you turn your curiosity into a promising commercial career.

Learn to evaluate risk and opportunity, and to use your findings to influence some of society’s most important economic structures.

What you'll learn

To apply mathematical concepts to real-life scenarios, and use your analytical skills to help companies plan for the future. As you further develop your maths and analytical skills, you’ll start to use a range of concepts and data findings to solve real commercial problems.

This degree could be for you if...

You’re looking to turn a love of maths into an exciting career. You’ll learn to identify, analyse and assess risk in a range of areas – including insurance, superannuation, business and financial services, scientific and social research, and engineering.

Beyond the classroom

Where can I study my course?

How will I study my course?

  • 3 years (full-time)
  • 6 years (part-time)

Start date

  • First Semester (February)

Entry requirements

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Fees are subject to change annually. View course fees information.

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Scholarships and grants

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Degree award

Bachelor of Actuarial Science

Where it could lead

Actuaries are typically found in insurance and consulting actuarial firms. But they’re also in demand in other industries, like mining and telecommunications and in government and academia.

You might find yourself working on the mathematics of customer loyalty schemes or carbon footprint modelling, analysing the impact of potential economic or property loss on insurance premiums, or providing advice for asset managers, stockbrokers, bankers and risk managers.

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Bachelor of Actuarial Science

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