About Actuarial studies

Study Actuarial Science to help individuals, organisations and governments plan for the future.

You'll gain the skills to evaluate and manage the financial risks which could include illness, disability and death, the effects of natural disasters such as cyclones and earthquakes, and major economic or social change. You'll get a firm grounding in the traditional actuarial skill set of mathematics, statistics, demography, finance, analytics and economics.

Graduate with the skill set to solve big picture problems for a range of organisations including life, general and health insurance companies, banks and other financial institutions, superannuation funds, and governments.

Discover the Actuarial Studies Major

Learn how a major in Actuarial Studies will give you a firm grounding in the traditional actuarial skillset of mathematics, statistics, demography, economics, and finance.

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Why study Actuarial Studies at the University of Melbourne

Enjoy enriched learning

Enjoy enriched learning

Gain access to a suite of exclusive programs including the Career Mentoring Program, career readiness workshops and Future Leaders Forum.

Become part of a community

Become part of a community

Join a community of world-leading academics and industry practitioners working to make a difference to society, policy and organisations.

Get career ready

Get career ready

Graduate with diverse and transferable skills that are in demand in every industry. You'll learn how to operate in the business world and gain a global qualification.

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