Bachelor of Actuarial Studies/Law

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This dual degree is suited to students who have keen interest in both actuarial studies and law, and want flexibility in their choice of profession. Students will gain a foundation to enter the actuarial profession, while also developing a greater understanding of the legal frameworks, processes and systems, as well as developing the technical and non-technical skills needed to pursue the role of an actuarial analyst.


  • Total unit requirements: 240 UOC
  • Law compulsory courses: 96 UOC
  • Law prescribed elective: 6 UOC
  • Law elective courses: 42 UOC
  • Actuarial Studies compulsory courses: 72 UOC
  • Actuarial Studies third year elective courses: 18 UOC
  • UNSW Business School Free elective - 6 UOC (Chosen from courses offered by the School of Actuarial Studies or from courses offered by another school in the UNSW Business School).


  • Actuarial studies
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Standard entry requirements

  • Domestic: Year 12 or equivalent + LAT
  • International: Year 12 or equivalent


Accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).

Study pathways

Applications for credit transfer from other Australian universities will be considered after offers have been made.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington International: $206,400 No

Fee comments

Campuses: Kensington.

The above are estimated tuition fees for students commencing in 2017.

Further information

Your Law dual degree will open up a wide range of career opportunities in myriad fields. The skills you will gain at UNSW Law are highly transferrable. Employers seek out our graduates for their critical thinking and analytical skills. When it comes to your career, there will be any number of options available to you. Actuarial Studies/Law students are cross-trained to become uniquely skilled in both areas, with the ability to provide comprehensive strategic, commercial, and legal advice to the financial and insurance services industry, regulatory bodies, government organisations, consultancy firms, and international organisations.

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