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Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #230 (QS) ,
In this Actuarial Science course from Curtin University, 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.


Why study this Actuarial Science course from Curtin University

  • 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 seven 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
  • 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. 

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. 

Career information

  • Data Analyst
  • Risk Manager
  • Actuary
  • Business Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician


This course is accredited by the Actuarial Institute.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting - The Language of Business
  • Accelerated Mathematics 
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Principles of Insurance and Superannuation
  • Statistical Probability

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 038785D

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30800 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $9,990


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