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

Are you a maths whiz who wants stimulating work, limitless potential and an ever-growing salary? This esteemed degree 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. Risk is all around us - in investment markets, on the roads, in our health and the climate. This degree will teach you how to apply your mathematical talent in understanding, measuring and managing risks. Graduates will apply mathematical, statistical, financial, economic and other skills to untangle the most complex and challenging problems facing the commercial world.

Designed for

Professionals wishing to expand their actuarial base


96 units


  • Actuarial studies

Standard 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.

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. 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 of Finance Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $68,980
International: $93,360
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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