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Australian National University (ANU)

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Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Honours)

  • Bachelor

Honours in Actuarial Studies is a program offered within the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics that offers students who have excelled in their undergraduate actuarial degree a challenging but rewarding year of study. We seek outstanding students who are keen to undertake independent research with the guidance from academic staff. Sufficiently high grades in the coursework component of the honours year will enable students to receive exemptions from some of the Associateship and Fellowship requirements of the Actuaries Institute.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Course Code
HACTS, 036671G
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Honours in Actuarial Studies is a program offered within the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics that offers students who have excelled in their undergraduate actuarial degree a challenging but rewarding year of study. We seek outstanding students who are keen to undertake independent research with the guidance from academic staff. Sufficiently high grades in the coursework component of the honours year will enable students to receive exemptions from some of the Associateship and Fellowship requirements of the Actuaries Institute.

Entry requirements

An AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Actuarial Studies degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years: 

1. with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 75 per cent calculated from the following 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) equivalent to the ANU courses:

STAT2005 Introduction to Stochastic Processes

STAT3032 Survival Models

STAT3037 Life Contingencies

STAT3038 Actuarial Techniques

STAT3035 Risk Theory

STAT3036 Credibility Theory.

2. and with the written approval of the Honours Convener.

The number of places available in the program may be limited by the Dean due to supervisory capacity.

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Adjustment Factors

ANU offers rank adjustments for a number of adjustment factors, including for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Rank adjustments are applied to Bachelor degree applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 points (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustments, maximum 10 equity-based adjustments and maximum 5 Elite Athlete adjustments) will be awarded. Subject and performance-based adjustments do not apply to programs with a minimum selection rank of 98 or higher. Visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Indicative fees Domestic International

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

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

Annual indicative fee for international students $46,080.00 Scholarships

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

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Study locations

Canberra

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Australian National University (ANU).
73.7%
Overall satisfaction
69.8%
Skill scale
45.5%
Teaching scale
76.7%
Employed full-time
$60k
Average salary