In this course you will learn how to help organisations plan for the future and protect themselves from loss. Core units cover the principles of finance and investment science through to risk analysis and credibility theory.
You will also select optional units, which include practical mathematical financial modelling, applied statistics and numerical methods.
On completion of this course, your skills may be applied in the worlds of insurance, pensions, healthcare, banking, business management and risk assessment. You may also play a role in determining company policy and explaining complex technical matters to company executives, government officials, shareholders, policyholders, or the public in general.
This course is accredited by the Actuaries Institute. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Mathematical Society.
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Mathematical Society.
Graduates generally find employment with insurance companies, investment and superannuation funds, banks, stockbrokers and government agencies.
Credit for previous study
Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.
2016 Curtin International Scholarships: Merit ScholarshipCurtin University
is an inspiring, vibrant, international organisation, committed to making tomorrow better. It is a beacon for innovation, driving advances in technology through high-impact research and offering more than 100 practical, industry-aligned courses connecting to workplaces of tomorrow.
Ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015, the University is also ranked 25th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2015 Curtin also received an overall five-star excellence rating in the QS stars rating. Curtin University
strives to give high achieving international students the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised education through offering the Merit Scholarship. The Merit Scholarship will give you up to 25 per cent of your first year tuition fees and if you enrol in an ELB program at Curtin English before studying at Curtin, you will also receive a 10 per cent discount on your Curtin English fees.
For full details and terms and conditions of this scholarship, please visit: curtin.edu/int-scholarships and click on Merit.
You must have an honours degree or a four-year bachelor degree in mathematics, statistics, science, engineering or finance. Your basic mathematics and statistics competency must be equivalent to Curtin’s advanced calculus, linear algebra and statistical methods units. Minimum English language entry requirements: IELTS Writing- 6.0, Speaking- 6.0, Reading- 6.0, Listening- 6.0, Overall band score- 6.5.