Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Co-op)

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
City: Sydney
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your career impact with the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Co-op) at UNSW, where you’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future for businesses, governments, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. This program goes beyond conventional education, offering financial support, personal mentoring, and up to 18 months of industry experience through a Co-op scholarship.


Actuaries, by measuring and managing risk, make critical decisions for the future across various sectors. The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Co-op) at UNSW, accredited by the Actuaries Institute, goes beyond theory, emphasizing real-world experience from the outset. Choose a specialization to develop expertise in actuarial models, financial mathematics, probability, and statistics. UNSW’s Co-op Program provides unique opportunities with financial support, personal mentoring, leadership training, and multiple work placements with global industry partners.

Admission Requirements

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The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Co-op) is a four year program consisting of 26 courses and three industry placements (worth 192 Units of Credit/UOC) and personal career mentoring.

The program includes:

  • Actuarial core courses
  • An optional second major and/or elective courses
  • General education courses

Professional development courses and experiences:

  • Industry training – you’ll complete three work placements with our Co-op Program sponsor organisations.
  • Personal career mentoring – for your first work placement, you’ll be assigned a Co-op Program graduate to guide you and help your decision-making.
  • Leadership training – build professional development and leadership skills through challenging, practical and social camps and interactive workshops.
  • Global work/study opportunities – you can participate in an international student exchange, international business case competitions and study tours.
  • Domestic: First Year Full Fee $12,500

Future Career Outcomes

Discover real-world success stories of alumni who have become industry leaders, shaping the landscape with their actuarial expertise. Understand how the program aligns seamlessly with industry demands, ensuring your skills are not just relevant but also future-proof in the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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