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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Actuarial Studies

Course code: #3586

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Actuarial Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $48,002 AUD

  • Application fee

    $125 AUD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    80 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    077428B

Options
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 30-November-2022 2022-11-30
Winter-May 31-March-2023 2023-03-31
Spring-September 31-July-2023 2023-07-31
Fall-February 30-November-2023 2023-11-30

Overview

Bachelor of Actuarial Studies

The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (BActSt) at UNSW is the flagship entrance for the highest-achieving business students to the most competitive business program in Australia. 

UNSW Business School is the global leader in actuarial studies, currently ranked #1 worldwide in risk management, insurance, and actuarial research.

The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies is accredited by the Actuaries Institute and includes the option to choose a specialisation to diversify your future career as a business professional

You’ll develop a specialist quantitative skill set in actuarial models, financial maths, probability, machine learning/AI analytics, and commerce

Graduates of Actuarial Studies at UNSW are in high demand. 

After three years, you’ll be ready for quantitative roles in a range of industries, including financial services, insurance and superannuation.

Students are encouraged to select a Work-Integrated Learning course as a Free Elective course. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$65,002

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,036
Accommodation 1 bed room $17,000
Tuition 1 person $48,002

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

94
23
listening
25
writing
23
speaking
23
reading

PTE

65
54
listening
54
writing
54
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

185
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not currently meet the English language requirements of your chosen program, UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach these requirements. 

Different options are available depending on your current English language level.

English courses at UNSW Global include Academic English (English for University), Professional English, and General English, as well as test preparation courses. 

English language courses are available at various levels and lengths and may be packaged with a UNSW Foundation Studies Program, UNSW Diploma Program or a UNSW Degree.

University English Entry Course (UEEC)

University English Entry Course (UEEC) prepares you for entry into university if you’ve received a conditional offer from UNSW Sydney but do not meet the UNSW English entry requirements.

Essential Academic English (EAE)

Essential Academic English (EAE) provides the English skills you need to thrive at university. It prepares you for University English and Foundation English courses.

English Entry Requirements

Entry RequirementsDirect entryUEEC 10 WeeksUEEC 15 WeeksUEEC 20 WeeksEAE 10 Weeks
IELTS7.0, Writing 6.0
(subscores 6.0)
6.5, Writing 6.0
(subscores 5.5)
6.0, Writing 6.0
(subscores 5.0)
6.0, Writing 5.5
(subscores 5.0)
5.5, Writing 5.5
(subscores 4.5)
TOEFL589, TWE 5.0577, TWE 5.0550, TWE 5.0537, TWE 4.5513, TWE 4.0
TOEFL-iBT94, Writing 25
(subscores 23)
90, Writing 2380, Writing 2075, Writing 1865, Writing 18
Pearson Test of English65, Writing 54
(subscores 54)
64, Writing 5454, Writing 5454, Writing 4646, Writing 46
Cambridge Advanced English185, Writing 169176, Writing 169169, Writing 169169, Writing 162162, Writing 154

Academic background and requirement

Direct entry applicants to UNSW must hold acceptable high school qualifications for admission.

At a minimum, you must have a qualification considered equivalent to a Year 12 qualification (completion of high school) in Australia.

Assumed Knowledge:

Mathematics

India:

All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)     17

Indian School Certificate (CISCE)                  93

India State Board                                         98

China:

China (Peoples Republic) National Entrance Examination (Gaokao)   80

Iran:

UNSW does not accept secondary qualifications from this country. It may accept tertiary study results.

Pathways:

UNSW Global has university pathway programs that provide a seamless transition to UNSW Sydney so you can achieve your academic and career goals.

A UNSW Foundation Studies Program is your supportive pathway to the First Year of any UNSW degree. 

Their programs are designed to suit your academic and English skills and prepare you for university studies. 

They support you with personalised learning, small classes and social activities to help build your future at UNSW. 

Career opportunities

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Asset Management Trainee
  • Business Consultant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Insurance Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Risk Assessment Officer
  • Superannuation Adviser
  • Wealth Management Analyst

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