Master of Actuarial Science
Victoria University of Wellington
Insurance and Actuarial Studies
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
MActSc graduates will be able to apply advanced actuarial techniques, including stochastic processes, generalized linear models, big data analysis and asset/liability modelling. They will have a professional-level knowledge of the Actuarial Control Cycle and corporate risk management strategies as well as additional advanced skills in finance and statistics. Graduates will be prepared to continue into a PhD programme in Actuarial Science. Graduates will be well prepared to take leadership roles in the actuarial or related fields.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor s Degree or Graduate Diploma with an average grade of B+ or better in the relevant subjects, with a major in Actuarial Science, Finance, Statistics or a related field.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$42,584 - $111,183|
|In further study||8%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Cigna Actuarial Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
Up to $5,000 subject to availability of funds.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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