Bachelor of Actuarial Studies / Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy
This program will meet the needs of students wanting a program of study in science, complemented with a strong, focused actuarial studies program. As part of this program students will complete a major stream in science, and a sequence of actuarial studies courses within the UNSW business school. On successful completion of the bachelor of actuarial studies component, students will be able to: demonstrate business knowledge and apply that knowledge in business problems; demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills; present complex issues in coherent written statements and oral presentations; demonstrate understanding of actuarial issues in a local or global context; demonstrate understanding of the principles of working collaboratively in teams and understand the social and ethical dimensions in actuarial work. The bachelor of science component has been designed to: develop a working knowledge of scientific methods of investigation; encourage curiosity and creative imagination, and an appreciation of the role of speculation in the selection and solution of problems, the construction of hypotheses, and the design of experiments; develop an appreciation of scientific criteria and a concern for objectivity and precision; develop confidence and skill in formulating problems and in treating both qualitative and quantitative data; develop the ability and disposition to think logically, to communicate clearly by written and oral means, and to read critically and with understanding; develop the habit of seeking and recognizing relationships between phenomena, principles, theories, conceptual frameworks and problems; promote understanding of the significance of science, technology, economics and social factors in modern society, and of the contributions they can make in improving material conditions; provide opportunities for the development of students' motivations and social maturity, and an awareness of their capabilities in relation to a choice of career whic
Students need to have a qualification considered to be equivalent to Year 12 (completion of High School) in Australia and it is assumed that they have studied HSC mathematics extension 1 or extension 2. They should also satisfy the following English Language requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each of the sub-tests; TOEFL (IBT): 90 overall with a minimum score of 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking; TOEFL (PBT): 577 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); University English Entry Course (UEEC): successful completion of the UEEC with a grade of C plus and a minimum score of 20 in the writing component; PTE (Academic) - Pearson Test of English academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): B grade; Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A grade; successful completion of the ANU College Access Program with a minimum of 70 per cent overall.