Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Honours)

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

Program Overview

Do you have a highly analytical mind? Are you passionate about mathematics? This five year double degree gives you powerful mathematical techniques, specialist statistical analysis skills, and develops your expertise to solve problems and make decisions in crucial areas of business. Graduate with two accredited degrees that are highly regarded by industry.


Key features

  • Two degrees in only five years
  • Study Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Advanced Statistics
  • Build expertise with a supervised research project
  • Institute of Actuaries Australia accreditation
  • Pathways to USA and UK Actuarial accreditation
  • Work experience and industry networking opportunities 
  • Study overseas with international exchanges and practicums


  Course Duration

60 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 47,950



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The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies / Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Hons) is a five year double degree program consisting of 40 courses (240 Units of Credit (UOC)). You’ll complete 16 courses for Actuarial Studies and 24 courses for Advanced Mathematics.


The degree includes:

  • Actuarial Studies core courses
  • Actuarial Studies majors and minors
  • Business electives
  • Advanced Mathematics major
  • Advanced Mathematics core courses and electives
  • Science electives

Admission pathways

UNSW Global has university pathway programs that provide seamless transition to UNSW Sydney so you can achieve your academic and career goals. Learn more.

English language requirements

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • English language tests and university English courses
  • Prior study in the medium of English
  • Other qualifications

2022 Indicative First Year Fee


Actuaries, trainee actuaries and mathematical experts have excellent career prospects. You'll be in demand from a range of employers including life and general insurance companies, banks, fund managers, actuarial and management consulting firms. UNSW Business School's Career Accelerator provides work experiences and professional development opportunities to help get you started.


Potential careers

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Asset Management Trainee
  • Business Consultant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Insurance Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Marketing Strategist
  • Policy Adviser
  • Researcher
  • Risk Assessment Officer
  • Scientist
  • Superannuation Adviser
  • Wealth Management Analyst
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