Postgraduate Certificate in Actuarial Science

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Insurance and Actuarial Studies

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Entry requirements

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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

PGCertActSc graduates will be able to apply advanced actuarial techniques, including big data analysis and asset/liability modelling. They will have a professional-level knowledge of the Actuarial Control Cycle and corporate risk management strategies. Graduates will be well prepared to undertake additional postgraduate study in Actuarial Science. Graduates will be well prepared for professional roles in the actuarial or related fields.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Banking, Finance and Related Fields at this level can earn:

$52,000

Median earnings one year after study

$63,000

Median earnings two years after study

$76,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

74%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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Cigna Actuarial Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

Up to $5,000 subject to availability of funds.

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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