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Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics

A single graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics

CFASS
  • Minimum 24 Units
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  • Field of Education
    • Banking Finance and Related Fi
  • Minimum 24 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Banking Finance and Related Fi

The Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics is designed for students who wish to:

  • Develop a greater understanding of financial, actuarial and statistical principles and their application;
  • Gain Part II exemption status for the Institute of Actuaries;
  • Improve analytical skills for interpreting and analysing financial, actuarial and statistical information;
  • Gain greater insight into the Australian and international financial markets;
  • Increase management skills for dealing with organisations, teams and policy issues; and,
  • Expand their applied knowledge in various specialised areas of finance, actuarial studies and applied statistics.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  1. Recognise the important role of finance, actuarial and statistical principles and their application;
  2. Demonstrate the necessary analytical skills for interpreting and analyzing financial, actuarial and statistical information;
  3. Demonstrate well developed insight into Australian and international financial markets;
  4. Justify and communicate the necessary management skills for dealing with organizations, teams and policy issues, so as to be able to work independently and collaboratively to collect, process, interpret and communicate the outcomes of financial, actuarial and statistical problems; and,
  5. Demonstrate the skills necessary to critically engage with and evaluate financial, actuarial and statistical problems.

Further Information

You must consult with your program convener before you enrol any course for this program. If you are with Finance specialisation, please seek enrolment advice from Dr Anna Von Reibnitz. For specialisation of Actuarial Studies and Statistics, please discuss course selection with Dr Gen Nowak.

For Domestic Students applying through UAC: If you have completed an overseas qualification, please send a scanned copy of your original testamur (graduation certificate) and academic transcript through to info.cbe@anu.edu.au. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$15,384.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$20,520.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics requires completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of one of the following specialisations:

Finance

Actuarial Statistics

Actuarial Studies

Statistics

Specialisations

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