Course Description

The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Honours) is a one year advanced undergraduate degree for high-achieving students which may be undertaken upon completion of the requirements of an undergraduate pass degree. The program enables students to expand and deepen their understanding of actuarial studies and develop highly sought after analytical, problem solving and research skills through undertaking a significant independent research thesis. The program may be a pathway into a PhD.

Program Benefits:

Competitive advantage, higher chances of immediately getting employed upon completion, increased career options - either in academia, business, government or applied research through gaining:

  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills required for specialist careers in business and government.
  • Highly sought after research, project management and communication skills in as well as advanced knowledge of the relevant discipline.



Duration

1 year full time,

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 45.2% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 75.1% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 74.0% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of New South Wales (UNSW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.1% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 8.0% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $58,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 087814J
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 4520

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