Taught course

Commerce (Actuarial Science)

University of Melbourne · University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in actuarial science or similar with a weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%);
  • the Graduate Records Examination (GRE), unless the applicant has completed an undergraduate degree in Australia or New Zealand or met one of the approved conditions for GRE exemption; and
  • a personal statement outlining why they wish to be considered for the course. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

The Master of Commerce (Actuarial Science) offers comprehensive training in actuarial science and provides research experience through completion of research projects. With a broad grounding in quantitative techniques in insurance and financial risk modelling, graduates of this program will be well positioned to pursue a professional career in the actuarial domain and related fields.

The Masters of Commerce (Actuarial Science) also provides a pathway to a PhD in actuarial studies. It is designed to provide business/commerce graduates who already possess actuarial knowledge with further advanced study in actuarial science.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Melbourne Business School
+61 3 8344 1670