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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
  • Field of Education
    • Banking Finance and Related Fi
  • Minimum 24 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Banking Finance and Related Fi

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

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 60%.

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

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$13,656.00

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$17,400.00

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.

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

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

NEW program - available for applications commencing from Summer Session, 2015

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

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.

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