Master of Actuarial Studies (Extension)

Study Area

Business and Economics

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Actuarial (Extension) adds four courses to the Master of Actuarial Studies, allowing you to study advanced actuarial and risk management topics. It covers the professional actuarial subjects and includes options in actuarial studies, quantitative risk management and other related disciplines.This degree will give you the technical expertise needed to pursue the role of an actuarial analyst and will prepare you for roles in the broader financial services industry. The Master of Actuarial Studies (Extension) allows you to complete courses equivalent to the Actuaries Institute Foundation courses that you have yet to complete. You can also complete the Actuarial Control Cycle and Data Analytics Principles courses of the Actuary Program.


Average Score


7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#2 in Australia for Mathematics, #36 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020