Double Degree Structure
Students must complete 192 UOC.
Bachelor of Actuarial Studies/Science degree normally consists of 192 UOC.
These UOC are made up of:
Actuarial Studies component (96 UOC)
1. Level 1 Actuarial Studies Core Courses (42 UOC) (Please note: MATH1151 and MATH1251 are completed under the Science component of the Double Degree)
2. Level 2 Actuarial Studies Core Courses (18 UOC) (Please note: ACTL2131 may be substituted by MATH2901 and MATH2931, please see below)
3. Level 3 Actuarial Studies Electives (18 UOC)
4. Business School Elective (18 UOC)
Bachelor of Science (96 UOC)
1. An approved Bachelor of Science major; and
2. Science elective courses
Alternative Actuarial Studies Majors
Optional Second Major/Minor
Optional Second Major/Minor description.
A Major in at UNSW Business School is a sequence of at least 48 UOC courses in a single discipline or area of study.
Please note: completion of an additional major within combined Actuarial Studies degree may result in more UOC required for degree completion.
Students must complete at least one Science major selected from the list below. Students should declare their major prior to commencing Stage 2 courses.
1. Students in 4076 Science/Education can only choose from the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Geography, Mathematics for Education, Pathology, Physics, Physiology. All other majors in 3970 are not permitted.
2.Students are not permitted to take the Bioinformatics major BINFB1 when taking the degree in dual award mode with the Bachelor of Engineering (Bioinformatics) program.
Students may choose to complete an optional minor in one of the following areas, using their Science and/or free electives. Please note that students in 4076 Science Education are NOT permitted to declare a minor.
Level 1 Core Courses
Level 1 Core Courses description.
Students must take 54 UOC of the following courses.
Please note: For students completing Actuarial Studies/Science or Actuarial Studies/Advanced Maths (Hons).
MATH1151 & MATH1251 are compulsory core courses that count towards the other degree component. Therefore, students must complete another 12 UOC of UNSW Business School electives to satisfy the 96 UOC depth component.
Level 2 Core Courses
Level 2 Core Courses description.
Students must take 18 UOC of the following courses.
Students may replace ACTL2131 with the two courses MATH2901 Higher Theory of Statistics and MATH2931 Higher Linear Models. If students make this replacement, MATH2901 will count towards ACTL2131, and MATH2931 will be counted towards a major where this course is required or as a Business elective.
Please note: If you are studying Actuarial Studies/Science or Actuarial Studies/Advanced Maths (Hons), and wish to count MATH2901 and MATH2931 toward Science or Advance Maths (Hons) degree, you must complete more Business elective courses to achieve meet the minimum Business School Course requirement.
Level 3 Actuarial Electives
Business School Elective
Business School Elective description.
Students must complete additional Business School electives to meet the 96 UOC of Business courses required for the Actuarial Studies component of the degree.
Please note: For students in Actuarial Studies/Law only 6 UOC of Business School electives are required. For students in Actuarial Studies/Science or Actuarial Studies/Adv Math (Hons), 18 UOC of Business School electives will need to be completed.