The University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Melbourne Business School's Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science is a one-year degree that prepares you to enter the actuarial profession. Graduate Diploma students can apply to transfer to the Master of Actuarial Science if you wish to gain additional benefits offered by the two-year degree.


The Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science consists of eight 12.5 point subjects, and will normally be completed in one year of full-time study or two years part-time.


  • Actuarial science

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate or postgraduate degree with the equivalent of a major in mathematically based subjects equivalent of a major in mathematically based subjects, for example, studies in mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering


Ability to gain exemptions from professional examinations of the Actuaries Institute (Australia) which is recognised by other international actuarial associations.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $34,816
International: $47,712
  • Part-time : 1 year

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