Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science)

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038785D


Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Actuaries analyse mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial and economic data in order to predict and assess the effects of long-term risks involved in financial decisions and planning. They find strategies for minimising the impact of undesirable events on business and industrial organisations.
Actuaries are often tasked with solving business problems. For example, they may analyse future financial events, especially when the amount or timing of a payment is uncertain. Actuaries may also assess when and where devastating storms may hit to help predict risks, and their associated costs, for investments or insurance.
In this course, you will develop the mathematical and statistical techniques relevant to model industrial and commercial processes against a financial and economic background. You will also learn to identify the risk factors and determine the price and cost of those risks.
Career opportunities
This course can help you become a:
Business Systems Analyst
Mathematician
Statistician
Actuary
Economist
Financial Dealer and Broker
Why Actuarial Science?
Curtin is the only university in Western Australia which offers an actuarial science course that has been accredited by the Institute of Actuaries Australia, and one of only six universities offering this course in Australia.
There is a strong demand for actuarial graduates in Perth
Our school is still relatively small. We actively assist our graduates to gain employment through our work experience program
The QS World Rankings 2012 lists Curtin as one of the top 100 universities in the world to study statistics and operational management.
Actuaries are in demand internationally, in industries that increasingly extend beyond the traditional finance and insurance fields.
Opportunities may exist in health and education, the environment and climate change, public infrastructure, genetics and risk management for large companies.
Positions may include business systems analyst, mathematician, statistician, actuary, economist or financial dealer and broker.
How this course will make you industry ready
Actuaries are able to provide a financial evaluation of risk for companies, which may be instrumental in strategic management decisions. Throughout the course you will develop extensive knowledge of mathematics, probability, statistics, principles of finance and business, helping you to graduate career-ready.
You can also gain exemptions in the equivalent subjects for the Part I exams for the Actuaries Institute.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Science and Engineering


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12. Three O-level passes (minimum grade C) and three A-level passes (minimum 5 points) in the Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (GCE) (excluding General Paper). Grade C in General English or separate evidence of English competence. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.
Other English Language Requirements:
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Curtin College
Box Hill Institute


Full Time (3 years)

A$32,300.00 (US$ 25,265) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018

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