Doctoral Program in Actuarial Studies

The University of Melbourne

Course details

CRICOS course code: 056955G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Located within the Department of Economics, the Centre for Actuarial Studies is one of the five teaching units that are fully accredited by the Actuaries Institute.

The Centre can offer PhD supervision in several areas, including:

  • Risk theory
  • Investment models
  • Survival analysis
  • Financial mathematics
  • Derivative pricing
  • Applied probability

PhD candidates form an integral part of the Centre and are strongly encouraged to participate in its research and teaching activities. The working environment for graduate research students is first class, with excellent library and computing facilities.

Research students are usually allocated office space close to their supervisor.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,424 Per Year
Read more152,681 for the entire course (This fees is for the year 2021)
Expected Jul 2023 3 years
Full time
The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
Australia

Entry criteria

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

a four-year bachelor degree in a relevant discipline which includes a substantial research component equivalent to at least 25% of one year of full-time study and have achieved a minimum weighted average of 75% in the final year subjects or (University of Melbourne) equivalent, or
a masters degree in a relevant discipline which includes a substantial research component equivalent to at least 25% of one year of full-time study and achieved a minimum weighted average of 75% or (University of Melbourne) equivalent, or
a qualification and professional experience considered to be equivalent.

Minimum scores and tests accepted

IELTS: Overall 7.0 with 7.0 in writing (no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL (paper-based): 600 and 5.0 in Test of Written English (TWE)
TOEFL (internet-based): 94, with writing 27, speaking 18, reading 13, listening 13
TOEFL (computer-based): Minimum score of 250 and score of 5.0 in the essay rating
Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 and a written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50

Address

The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
Australia
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