Our accredited universities

Accelerate your actuarial ascent at an accredited institution.

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Build your foundation at the best universities in Australia and New Zealand

Eight distinguished universities accredited by the Actuaries Institute across Australia and New Zealand have tailored their actuarial degrees to seamlessly align with the Institute's esteemed Education program.

Studying an actuarial degree at one of these premier institutions offers an unparalleled advantage: automatic recognition of exemptions on Foundation and Actuary Program subjects upon meeting the required academic standards and applying. As a graduate, you don't just earn a degree; you're already on the fast track towards becoming a qualified actuary with the Institute.

Accredited university courses will cover the following subjects from the Education Program:
  • CS1 - Actuarial Statistics
  • CS2 - Risk Modelling and Survival Analysis
  • CM1 - Actuarial Mathematics for Modelling
  • CM2 -Economic Modelling
  • CB1 - Business Finance
  • CB2 - Business Economics
  • ACC - Actuarial Control Cycle
  • DSP - Data Science Principles

How to apply

Depending on the type of student (domestic or international), your choice of degree, and qualification you are applying with, you can either apply directly to the university or via an admissions centre.
Direct applications are via the universities website. Usually there’s a link or button on the degree page. For the various admissions centres, you’ll see the appropriate button against each university entry below.

Accredited university courses

Australian National University, Canberra ACT


ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital that is recognised internationally for exceptional teaching and outstanding research.

Bond University, Gold Coast QLD


Bond University is the only university in Queensland to be accredited by the Actuaries Institute. Bond is Australia’s #1 university for student experience for 16 years (Good Universities Guide 2006 – 2022) and, over 2018-2020, Australian employers said they were more satisfied with Bond graduates than those from any other university.

Curtin University, Perth WA


Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing you for jobs of the future.

Macquarie University, Sydney NSW


Macquarie University is recognised globally for its pre-eminence in key research disciplines. Macquarie focuses on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry, and society, encouraging all to traverse the boundaries of their own perspectives and effect change.

Monash University, Melbourne VIC


Monash is a modern, global, research-intensive university, delivering education and research excellence in Australia and across the Indo-Pacific. Monash makes a positive impact on today's global challenges – whether that’s by mitigating climate change, easing geopolitical insecurity, or fostering healthy communities.

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC


The distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful, and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe. Melbourne’s research contributes to solving social, economic, and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future.

University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW


Since our foundation in 1949, UNSW Sydney has made an ongoing commitment to improve and transform lives in Australia and globally. UNSW’s strategic priorities actively address the challenges we face today - from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies.

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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