Bachelor of Applied Finance / Bachelor of Actuarial Studies

Macquarie University

Finance is the study of the management of money, banking, investment and credit. An actuary analyses and manages the risks associated with finance. This double degree is designed to give students practical financial skills and an understanding of the actuarial process. By combining applied finance with actuarial studies students will deepen their understanding of the financial, mathematical, statistical and economic analysis needed in long term financial management. In this double degree students will study economics, accounting and current financial theory. They will learn mathematical techniques particularly useful to actuaries such as probability and statistics. The program has a focus on applying these skills to real financial organisations, markets and instruments.

Course Fee:


International: $145,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Require: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 Band E4; Recommended: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 with a combined mark of 180

Structure:

96 credit points; minimum 60 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 30 credit points at 300 level or above

Subjects you can Study:

Actuarial studies; Applied finance; Finance; Professional accounting

Further information:

This program is only recommended for students who have achieved a very high level of performance in either HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or Extension 2. This course is available in internal attendance mode in Session 1 only.

Recognition:

The actuarial degree is accredited by the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (IAAust). The Bachelor of Applied Finance and associated double degrees have been approved by ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde 97 No Full time 4 years

Macquarie – ranked among the top two per cent of universities in the world – is an institution engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives.

Since its foundation 54 years ago, Macquarie has aspired to be a different type of university: one that’s focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society to advance world-class theoretical thinking and translate it into real-world solutions.

Macquarie is uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct.

With more than 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers. 

Macquarie’s courses ensure students graduate with the skills and experience that employers are looking for – which is why Macquarie is ranked in the top 10 in Australia for graduate employment.

Macquarie’s courses are designed in consultation with industry and focus on practical, ‘real-world’ learning. Such learning is facilitated through unique programs such as the award-winning Global Leadership Program, recognised as Australia’s

flagship tertiary global leadership program; PACE (Professional and Community Engagement), the only program of its kind in Australia that gives students practical, work-integrated experience that’s fully integrated into their course; and one of Australia’s best exchange programs, which allows students to gain academic credit at one of 150 global partners along with job-ready skills before they graduate.

Macquarie’s 126-hectare campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport – 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Visit us www.mq.edu.au 

 

Macquarie at a glance

* Ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world

* Five QS stars in teaching, employability, research, facilities, internationalisation, innovation, inclusiveness and specialist criteria

* Ranked among the top 130 universities in the world for employability (QS graduate employability rankings, 2018)

* 10 subjects ranked in top 100 globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018)

* More than 150 partner universities for student exchange in more than 40 countries

* More than 30,000 work placements or community experiences through PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) partnerships

* More than 300 industry partners on campus or in the adjacent high?tech precinct, providing access to internship and job opportunities

* $1 billion invested to create a collaborative campus with world-class facilities and infrastructure

* Located in the heart of Sydney’s fastest-growing region, only 15 kilometres from the Sydney CBD

* Over 184,000 alumni from more than 140 countries

* Australia’s first fully integrated health precinct centred around the on-campus hospital

* One hundred per cent of research activity rated at world standard or above

* Thirty researchers in the top one per cent of scientific authors in the world

 

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

 

 

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