- Minimum 24 Units
- Academic plan CFAS
- CRICOS code 082257G
- UAC code
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.
Students who achieve a GPA of 4.5 for the Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics with an appropriate specialization may transfer to one of the RSFAS Masters Programs (Master of Applied Finance, Master of Finance, Master of Actuarial Studies, Master of Actuarial Practice, Master of Statistics.
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Recognise the important role of finance, actuarial and statistical principles and their application;
- Demonstrate the necessary analytical skills for interpreting and analyzing financial, actuarial and statistical information;
- Demonstrate well developed insight into Australian and international financial markets;
- 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,
- Demonstrate the skills necessary to critically engage with and evaluate financial, actuarial and statistical problems.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
Assessment of qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.
Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au
ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
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 requires completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
24 units from completion of one of the following specialisations:
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.
If you are using this program as a pathway to the Master of Actuarial Studies, Master of Actuarial Practice or Master of Statistics, please ensure you meet with the Program Convener, Dr Gen Nowak (email@example.com) for advice.
Please refer to the CBE Fast Track page: