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Graduate Diploma of Finance and Actuarial Statistics

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

DFASS
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Banking Finance and Related Fi
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Banking Finance and Related Fi

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma of Finance and Actuarial Statistics requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of one of the following specialisations:

Finance

Actuarial Statistics

Actuarial Studies

Statistics

24 units from completion of courses from the following subject areas and courses:

ACST Actuarial Studies

FINM Financial Management

STAT Statistics

BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting

ECON8069 Business Economics

Specialisations

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%.

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

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$29,280.00

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$39,024.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

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 Diploma of Finance and Actuarial Statistics is designed for students who wish to:

  • Develop a deep 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.

This program is available for applications until spring session, 2016

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There are multiple possible combinations of courses, depending on the areas of interest for each student. Commencing students should discuss their study plan with the program convener.





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