Master of Science (Actuarial and Financial Science)

STUDY ABROAD


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054627G


Courses Overview

What will I learn?
In this course you will learn how to help organisations plan for the future and protect themselves from loss. Core units cover the principles of finance and investment science through to risk analysis and credibility theory.
You will also select optional units, which include practical mathematical financial modelling, applied statistics and numerical methods.
On completion of this course, your skills may be applied in the worlds of insurance, pensions, healthcare, banking, business management and risk assessment. You may also play a role in determining company policy and explaining complex technical matters to company executives, government officials, shareholders, policyholders, or the public in general.
This course is accredited by the Actuaries Institute. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Mathematical Society.
Professional recognition
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Mathematical Society.
This course is accredited by the Actuaries Institute, making Curtin the only Western Australian university to have an accredited program. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Mathematical Society.
Career opportunities
Graduates generally find employment with insurance companies, investment and superannuation funds, banks, stockbrokers and government agencies.
Credit for previous study
Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Science and Engineering


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have a recognized bachelor degree in engineering or applied science with honours or equivalent. If you graduated with a bachelor degree in engineering or applied science without honours, but with relevant experience, you may be accepted at the discretion of the course coordinator. English language requirements: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 176; and Pearson Test of English Academic: 60. IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): Writing, Speaking, Reading, and Listening: 6.0; Overall band score: 6.5; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 79 Overall; Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognized tertiary institution.
Other English Language Requirements:
IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): Writing, Speaking, Reading, and Listening: 6.0; Overall band score: 6.5; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 79 Overall; Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking 50 and Overall score 60; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 169 and Overall score: 176.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Fleming College
Georgian College
Durham College
Open Universities Australia
Griffith College


Full Time (1.5 years)

A$32,800.00 (US$ 25,656) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018

Curtin University Bentley Campus, Kent Street, BENTLEY, Western Australia, 6102, PERTH, Australia