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Australian National University (ANU)

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Master of Actuarial Studies

  • Masters (Coursework)

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 actuarial fields.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
7410XMACTS, 050802G
Fees
$34,560 per year / $69,120 total
Financial Support
Austudy

About this course

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 actuarial fields. With an ANU Master of Actuarial Studies degree you will excel in your career literally anywhere in the world.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least one course in the field of mathematics that must cover calculus and linear algebra.

Or an ANU Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics (Actuarial Statistics or Actuarial Studies specialisation) with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0, with at least one course in the field of mathematics from university studies that must cover calculus and linear algebra.

Students must achieve a minimum 60% weighted average mark in the first 48 units of courses attempted in order to remain enrolled in the Master of Actuarial Studies. Students who do not achieve a minimum of 60% weighted average mark in the first 48 units will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma in Business.

Cognate Disciplines

Finance; Accounting; Actuarial Studies; Business; Business Information Systems; Economics; Engineering; International Business; Management; Marketing; Maths; Physics; Science; Statistics

English language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Assessment of qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.

Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Application for course credits

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit.

Indicative fees Domestic International Annual indicative fee for domestic students $34,560.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $45,600.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Elig

Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Australian National University (ANU).
80.2%
Overall satisfaction
81.4%
Skill scale
69.5%
Teaching scale
85.4%
Employed full-time
$85k
Average salary