Master of Actuarial Science (Extended)

University of Melbourne, The

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Melbourne Business School's Master of Actuarial Science (Extended) provides a graduate pathway to prepare you for the actuarial profession and enables you to gain Part I (Foundation) accreditation exemption*. Graduates of this degree will be analytical in the application of actuarial theory, knowledge, principles, techniques and data. You will be problem solvers capable of explaining, applying and critically evaluating the use of actuarial models, particularly in relation to insurance and superannuation. The program is designed to provide Part I (Foundation) professional exams accreditation exemptions* for the Actuaries Institute.


  • The degree is designed to be completed in 2-years of full-time study or part time equivalent and requires completion of 200 points. The degree consists of 16 semester-length subjects comprising: 8 discipline core subjects
  • 2 capstone subjects
  • and 6 elective subjects.

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate or postgraduate degree with the equivalent of a major in mathematically based subjects, for example, studies in mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering;

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $97,809 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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