Students must complete 144 UOC as a standalone program.
These UOC are made up of:
- Level 1 Actuarial Studies Core Courses (54 UOC)
- Level 2 Actuarial Studies Core Courses (18 UOC) (Please note: ACTL2131 may be substituted by MATH2901 and MATH2931, please see below)
- Level 3 Actuarial Studies Electives (18 UOC)
- Business School Elective (6 UOC)
- Free electives (36 UOC)
- General Education (12 UOC)
For single and related double degrees please see Progression Plan
Level 1 Core Courses
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.
Level 3 Actuarial Electives
Alternative Actuarial Studies Majors
Alternative Actuarial Studies Majors description.
Students may elect to complete either of the following majors as alternatives to the default Actuarial Studies major.
Students completing these alternative Actuarial Studies majors will still need to complete the program requirements such as Level 1 and 2 core course as well as Level 3 electives. Additionally, students cannot declare an additional Business major/minor as well.
These majors will require UOC to be taken from Free elective and/or General Education courses. Please see the Progression Plans and consult the Business School Student Centre if you are interested in completing either of these majors.
Optional Second Major or Minor
Optional Second Major or Minor description.
Completion of a second major/minor is optional. Students may choose a maximum of one major/minor listed below.
Please note: A major in the School of Mathematics and Statistics comprises at least 60 UOC. Students completing a Major in the School of Mathematics and Statistics may treat MATH 1151 as equivalent to MATH1141, and MATH1251 as equivalent to MATH1241 for the purposes of completing major requirements.
General Education description.
Students must complete 12 UOC of General Education courses.
Please note: Students enrolled in programs within the UNSW Business School cannot take General Education courses offered by the UNSW Business School (i.e. GENC code). These restrictions also apply to the following courses:
GENL2021 An Introduction to the Australian Legal System
GENL2032 Cyberspace Law 2.0