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Undergraduate courses

Use your skills to identify risk factors and optimisation, or use mathematical tools to analyse and improve the world today.

Actuaries analyse mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial and economics data in order to predict and assess the effects of long-term risks involved in financial decisions and planning. They find strategies for minimising the impact of undesirable events on business and industrial organisations.

Mathematics is the study of concepts such as quantity, structure, space and change. It has been described as the ‘Science of patterns,’ whether found in numbers, space, science, engineering, computers, imaginary abstractions or elsewhere.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for your preferred course, you can follow an Alternate Entry Pathway to gain the prerequisites and then course switch.

Bachelor of Science (Industrial Optimisation)*

*The Industrial Optimisation Major is only available to students who enter through a formal articulation agreement from either Yanshan University (China), Wuhan Institute of Technology (China) or Mahidol University (Thailand) and have demonstrated English competency as per Curtin Standard requirements. Refer to articulation agreements text for more information.