Bachelor of Actuarial Studies

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

This program is a specialist degree combining studies in the areas of economics, finance, mathematics and statistics. It is a heavily prescribed program, with two-thirds of the program consisting of courses in statistics, economics, accounting, finance, and mathematics. The remaining one-third of the program consists of professional actuarial courses offered by the School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics. This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through any of the Flexible Double Degrees.


  • At least 144 units
  • 96 units to be taken within the College and 48 units of University wide electives. Not more than 60 units to be taken at first year level.


  • Actuarial studies
  • Accounting and finance
  • Economics
  • Statistics

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • ACT: Specialist Mathematics (major/minor) (160+) Recommended Studies: Specialist Mathematics (double major)
  • NSW: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (Band E3)
  • QLD: Mathematics B and Mathematics C, with a grade of 'H' in each
  • SA/NT: Mathematics 1 (Double) and Mathematics 2 with a score of at least 15/20 in both subjects
  • TAS: Mathematics Stage 2 and Mathematics Stage 3 with a score of at least 15/20 in both subjects
  • VIC: Mathematical Methods 3&4 and Specialist Mathematics 3/4 with at least 36/50 in each subject
  • WA: Applicable Mathematics and Calculus with a score of at least 72/100
  • IB: Mathematics (HL) with at least 6


Actuaries Institute.

Study pathways

Honours year available.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $117,270
  • ATAR: 92
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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