The Actuarial Studies programs at UNSW are designed for students who wish to enter the highly regarded actuarial profession or supercharge your quantitative and analytical skills to solve important business problems in the financial services industry. The Actuarial Studies program at UNSW offers variety and flexibility in study areas in addition to the actuarial core subjects to gain additional breadth and depth. 

Students can undertake courses, majors, and dual degrees in diverse areas such as finance, accounting, business analytics, risk management, mathematics, computer science, quantitative data science and management. Students can also undertake work learning experiences by working directly with industry and community partners for Credit towards your degree via the UNSW WIL (Work Integrated Learning) program. 

Students may choose to do an actuarial studies program in the following UNSW Business School degrees: 

Co-op Scholarships

The Actuarial Studies Co-op Scholarship is a four-year program with 15 months of industry training to help you prepare for your career. This scholarship is a joint initiative between UNSW and major employees in the Australian financial sector that targets high school leavers and offers an integrated sequence of academic study and industrial training. 

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AGSM Programs
Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management

Professional Recognition 

Our degrees are accredited by the Actuaries Institute in Australia. Learn more about the Australian qualifications needed to become an actuary.  

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Application for Exemption Recommendation  

All students are required to apply for an exemption recommendation letter for the Foundation Program and Actuary Program of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. Learn more about the application process. 

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