Australian National University, Australia, Canberra
Actuarial Studies, B.Sc.
- Actuarial Studies, B.Sc.
- Duration : 3 years
Are you a maths whiz who wants stimulating work, limitless potential and an ever growing salary This is the esteemed degree that will make you a thought leader in financial fields. With an ANU Bachelor of Actuarial Studies you will excel your career literally anywhere in the world.
Having completed an accounting or finance related degree you would provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making by organisations and individuals; and provide advice on associated compliance and performance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance. You can work as an Accountant (General),Management or Cost Accountant,Taxation Accountant, Agent or Consultant, finance specialist and Auditor.
Risk is all around us - in investment markets, on the roads, from our health and the climate. This degree will teach you how to apply your mathematical talent in understanding, measuring and managing the risks. Graduates will apply mathematical, statistical, financial, economic and other skills to untangle the most complex and difficult problems facing the commercial world. Learning Outcomes To develop a grounding in financial mathematics and applications, including the time value of money, annuities, bond and loan calculations To develop the ability to interpret the accounts and financial statements of companies and financial institutions. To develop a grounding in mathematical statistics and regression modeling To develop a grounding in stochastic processes, survival models and their application in actuarial contexts To develop a grounding in the mathematical techniques used to model and value cashflows dependent on death, survival, illness, retirement, and other contingencies. To develop a grounding in the advanced mathematics which has particular relevance to financial work, including risk theory, bayesian statistics, generalized linear modeling, and time series techniques. To develop a grounding in the fundamental concepts of micro and macroeconomics.
Programme Structure Courses included: Business Reporting and Analysis Microeconomics Quantitative Research Methods Introductory Mathematical Statistics Introduction to Stochastic Processes Regression Modelling Financial Mathematics Survival Models Risk Theory Credibility Theory Life Contingencies Actuarial Techniques
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications: An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.
English Entry Requirement
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