Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics


Why study Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics at ANU

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 exemption from the university-offered component of the Actuary Program of the Actuaries Institute;
  • 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.

Length: 0.5 years full-time

CRICOS #: 082257G

UAC code: 830241 (GCert Fin & Act Stats)

Semester intake: 1 or 2

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